Richard Harrison Goodman

17 June 1866–9 April 1940 (Age 73)
Ashe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Richard Harrison

When Richard Harrison Goodman was born on 17 June 1866, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Harrison Goodman, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Louiza Shoun, was 34. He married Nancy Dora Johnston on 10 February 1897, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Oldfields Township, Ashe, North Carolina, United States for about 40 years and District 8, Cecil, Maryland, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 April 1940, in Staunton, Virginia, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Conowingo, Cecil, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Harrison Goodman
1866–1940
Nancy Dora Johnston
1879–1964
Marriage: 10 February 1897
Carl Estus Goodman
1900–1960
Bertha Goodman
1903–1990
Gwyn Johnston Goodman
1906–1965
Wade Kessler Goodman
1910–1982
Maude E Goodman
1913–1939
Lenna Lee Goodman
1919–2006

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 February 1897
Ashe, North Carolina, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    John Leonard Goodman

    Male1854–1931Male

    Joseph H "Joe" Goodman

    Male1856–1923Male

    Susan Amanda Goodman

    Female1858–Female

    Mary Ann Goodman

    Female1860–1935Female

    Male1866–1940Male

World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 11

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1886

Age 20

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: status name from Middle English gode ‘good’ + man ‘man’, in part from use as a term for the master of a household. In Scotland the term denoted a landowner who held his land not directly from the crown but from a feudal vassal of the king.2 English: from the Middle English personal name Godeman, Old English Gōdmann, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ or god ‘god’ + mann ‘man’.3 English: from the Old English personal name Gūðmund, composed of the elements gūð ‘battle’ + mund ‘protection’, or the Old Norse cognate Guðmundr.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard Goodman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard H Goodman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Richard H Goodman, "United States Census, 1920"

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