Margarite Milbra Goodwin

Female22 December 1843–13 March 1933

Brief Life History of Margarite Milbra

When Margarite Milbra Goodwin was born on 22 December 1843, in Tippah, Mississippi, United States, her father, Theophilus T Goodwin Jr, was 22 and her mother, Margaret Robins, was 24. She had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with Samuel J Burge. She lived in Beat 4, Benton, Mississippi, United States in 1910 and Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 13 March 1933, in Tippah, Benton, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, Benton, Mississippi, United States.

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Samuel J Burge
Margarite Milbra Goodwin
Sanha Hampton
Henry Edward Burge
Jasper Theopolis Burge
Lois E Burge
John Marion Burge
William Matlock Burge
Addie Winona Burge
Josie Emma Burge

Sources (11)

  • Milby Goodins in household of Theopolus Goodins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Melbra Burge, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Goodwin in entry for L E Taylor, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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Children (8)

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.


Age 18

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 34

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.

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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