Sanford Emmerson Goodrich

9 February 1858–1925 (Age 66)
Dayton, Yamhill, Oregon, United States

The Life of Sanford Emmerson

When Sanford Emmerson Goodrich was born on 9 February 1858, in Dayton, Yamhill, Oregon, United States, his father, William C Goodrich, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Barnes, was 21. He married May Bell Robertson on 15 October 1884, in Dundee, Yamhill, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1925, at the age of 67, and was buried in Evergreen Memorial Park, McMinnville, Yamhill, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sanford Emmerson Goodrich
May Bell Robertson
Marriage: 15 October 1884
Orr Cecil Goodrich
Agnes Maude Goodrich
Lloyd Roscoe Goodrich

Spouse and Children

15 October 1884
Dundee, Yamhill, Oregon, United States


Parents and Siblings



    John Henry Goodrich



    Wallace Goodrich


    Sewinglass Richard Goodrich




World Events (8)

1859 · Oregon Becomes a State

Age 1

Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 18

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Goderiche, Old English Gōdrīc, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ + rīc ‘power’.2 Americanized spelling of German Güttrich, cognate with 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sanford E Goodrich in household of Wm C Goodrich, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sanford Goodrich, "United States Census, 1900"
  • S E Goodrich in entry for Lloyd Goodrich and Maruscha Croop, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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