John Baker Goodfellow

11 May 1800–1838
Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England

The Life of John Baker

When John Baker Goodfellow was christened on 11 May 1800, in Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Goodfellow, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Baker, was 29. He married Mary Cartledge on 22 June 1823, in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. In 1828, at the age of 28, his occupation is listed as potter. He died in 1838, at the age of 38.

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Family Time Line

John Baker Goodfellow
1800–1838
Mary Cartledge
1790–1853
Marriage: 22 June 1823
Prudence Goodfellow
1824–1854
Henry Goodfellow
1825–1841
James Goodfellow
1828–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 June 1823
Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a congenial companion, from Middle English gode ‘good’ + felawe ‘fellow’.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Baker Goodfellow, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • John Goodfellow in entry for Henry Goodfellow, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Goodfellow in entry for Prudence Goodfellow, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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