Richard Newton Goode

Brief Life History of Richard Newton

When Richard Newton Goode was born about 1812, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Joel H Goode, was 38 and his mother, Mary Ladd Majors, was 29. He married Elizabeth Virginia Mallory on 10 November 1837, in Hinds, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 6 February 1873, in Waco, Milam, Republic of Texas, at the age of 62, and was buried in Waco, Milam, Republic of Texas.

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Richard Newton Goode
Elizabeth Virginia Mallory
Marriage: 10 November 1837
Mary Virginia Goode
James Wesley Goode
Ivanonna Anna Goode
Olivia Goode
John Goode
Caladonia Goode
Richard Pavius Goode
Robert Joel Goode
Ursula Chase Goode
Lula Blanche Goode

Sources (7)

  • Richard Newton Goode, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Richard Newton Goode, "Find A Grave Index"
  • R M Goode in entry for Lula Blanche Goode Bisbee, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (8)


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1812 · War of 1812

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

English (Midlands): variant of Good . This name has been used in Ireland since the 16th century.

Possibly an Americanized form of Dutch Goede .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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