Uriah Goodwin

11 May 1735–
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Uriah

When Uriah Goodwin was born on 11 May 1735, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Isaac Goodwin, was 39 and his mother, Hannah Morgan, was 31. He married Mabel Francis on 4 February 1757, in West Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He died in Saratoga, New York, United States, and was buried in Broadalbin, Broadalbin, Fulton, New York, United States.

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Uriah Goodwin
Mabel Francis
Marriage: 4 February 1757
Uriah Goodwin
Eldad Francis Goodwin
Deliverance Goodwin
Cynthia Goodwin
Mabel Goodwin
Anna Goodwin
Lydia Goodwin
Lydia Goodwin
Abigail Goodwin
Samuel Goodwin
Submit Goodwin

Spouse and Children

4 February 1757
West Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 41

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 46

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 65

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Godewyn, Old English Gōdwine, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ + wine ‘friend’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Uriah Goodwin in entry for Submit Goodwin, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Uriah Goodwin - christening: 11 May 1735; West Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: Uriah Goodwin -

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