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, McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States.
English (Midlands): variant of Good . This name has been used in Ireland since the 16th century.
Possibly an Americanized form of Dutch Goede .
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