Pitts Goodwin

Male28 January 1779–2 August 1864

Brief Life History of Pitts

When Pitts Goodwin was born on 28 January 1779, in New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Captain Ebenezer Goodwin, was 38 and his mother, Ame Webster, was 33. He married Miriam Webster Gilbert in 1801. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 2 August 1864, in New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Pitts Goodwin
Miriam Webster Gilbert
Marriage: 1801
Harvey Goodwin
Nancy Goodwin
Miriam Webster Goodwin
Urania Goodwin
Sherman Goodwin
Joseph Gilbert Goodwin
Theodosia Goodwin
Janette Croswell
Mary A Goodwin

Sources (10)

  • Pitts Goodwin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Pitts Goodwin - birth: 28 January 1779; New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
  • Pitts Goodwin, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 2

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.


    Age 16

    Post office est. Jan. 01,1795

    1802 · Brass is Discovered

    Age 23

    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Godwin (Old English Gōdwine). Compare Godwin .

    Irish: adopted in Mayo for Ó Goidín, a variant of Ó Godáin, ‘descendant of Godán’, a diminutive personal name from got ‘stammering, lisping’.

    History: This name was brought independently to New England by many bearers from the 17th century onward. William Goodwin was one of the founders of Hartford, CT, in 1635 (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker).

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

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