George Henry Goodenough

1835–1924 (Age 89)
Chippawa, Stamford, Welland, Ontario, Canada

The Life of George Henry

When George Henry Goodenough was born on 7 May 1835, in Chippawa, Stamford, Welland, Ontario, Canada, his father, George Washington Goodenough, was 32 and his mother, Sarah "Sally" Rogers, was 26. He married Rachell Billhoffer on 26 May 1861, in Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United States in 1905 and Clatskanie, Columbia, Oregon, United States in 1910. He died on 19 September 1924, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Rose City Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Henry Goodenough
1835–1924
Adelaide 'Addie' Mary Kent
1845–1926
Marriage: 1870
Minnie H Goodenough
1872–1957
Josephine Goodenough
1875–1931
George Henry Goodenough Jr
1876–1924
Estelle H Goodenough
1880–1955
Wilber B Goodenough
1882–
Andrew Chapin Goodenough
1885–1947

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1870
Lockport, Niagara, New York, United States
children

(6)

    Female1872–1957Female

    Josephine Goodenough

    Female1875–1931Female

    George Henry Goodenough Jr

    Male1876–1924Male

    Female1880–1955Female

    Wilber B Goodenough

    Male1882–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Goodenough

    Male1803–1893Male

    Sarah "Sally" Rogers

    Female1808–1889Female

siblings

(10)

    Almira Ina Goodenough

    Female1833–Female

    Male1835–1924Male

    Louisa Martha Goodenough

    Female1837–1894Female

    Martha Elmira Goodenough

    Female1839–1894Female

    Mary Abigail Goodenough

    Female1841–1937Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1845

Age 10

Historical Boundaries - 1845: Tuality, Oregon Country, United States; 1846: Tuality, Oregon Unorganized Federal Territory, United States; 1848: Tuality, Oregon Territory, United States; 1849: Washington, Oregon Territory, United States; 1854: Multnomah, Oregon Territory, United States; 1859: Multnomah, Oregon, United States
1869

Age 34

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Name Meaning

English:1. nickname from Middle English gode ‘good’ + enoh ‘enough’ (Old English genōh). Reaney suggests that it was bestowed on one who was easily satisfied; it may also have been used with reference to one whose achievements were average, ‘good enough’ though not outstanding. 2. possibly a nickname meaning ‘good lad’ or ‘good servant’, from Middle English gode knave, from Old English gōd ‘good’ + cnafa ‘boy’, ‘servant’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Geo H Goodenough in household of Geo W Goodenough, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George H Goodenough, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Goodenough, "New York State Census, 1905"

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