Elizabeth Brody

29 November 1893–28 May 1979 (Age 85)
Kiev, Ukraine

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Brody was born on 29 November 1893, in Kiev, Ukraine, her father, Max Brody, was 34 and her mother, Rebecca Dash, was 30. She married Irving Goodwin on 10 June 1917, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1920 and Queens, New York, United States in 1930. She died on 28 May 1979, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Irving Goodwin
Elizabeth Brody
Marriage: 10 June 1917
Robert Francis Goodwin
Donald Ira Goodwin
Isaya Jerry Goodwin
Roslyn Goodwin

Spouse and Children

10 June 1917
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Rebecca Dash




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World Events (8)

1895 · College Hall Catches on Fire

Age 2

On January 27, 1895, College Hall catches on fire and is fully consumed within one hour. During the fire, many students and faculty work together to save many of the items in the building. Some of these are library books. They save the books by piling them onto the rugs and dragging them out of the burning building. College Hall is then later rebuilt and renamed Davis Hall after Governor John W. Davis.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Hungarian (Bródy), Slavic, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of the many towns and cities in central and eastern Europe named with Slavic brod ‘fort’.2 Variant spelling of Scottish Brodie .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lizzie Brodie in household of Max Brodie, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth Goodwin in household of Irving Goodwin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elizabeth Goodwin in household of Irving Goodwin, "United States Census, 1920"

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