Deacon Joseph Goodhue Sr.

1639–21 September 1697 (Age 58)
Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Joseph

When Deacon Joseph Goodhue Sr. was born in 1639, in Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, William Goodhue, was 27 and his mother, Margery Watson, was 22. He married Sarah Whipple on 13 July 1661, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. He died on 21 September 1697, in his hometown, at the age of 58, and was buried in Essex, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Deacon Joseph Goodhue Sr.
1639–1697
Sarah Whipple
1641–1681
Marriage: 13 July 1661
Joseph Goodhue
1639–1697
Margery Goodhue
1662–
Mary Goodhue
1664–1719
William Goodhue
1667–1722
Margery Goodhue
1671–1704
Sarah Goodhue
1672–1726
Sarah Whipple Goodhue
1672–1726
Elizabeth Goodhue
1675–1713
Susannah Goodhue
1676–1750
Susanna Goodhue
1676–
John Goodhue
1680–1785
Hannah Goodhue
1681–1724

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 July 1661
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

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Name Meaning

English1. nickname for a trusted servant, from Middle English gode ‘good’ + hewe ‘servant’ (a derivative of Old English hīwan ‘retinue’, ‘household’). 2. from an Old Norse personal name composed of the elements guð ‘battle’ + hugi ‘mind’, ‘spirit’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Goodhue, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Joseph Goodhue, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Joseph Goodhue in entry for Ebenezer Goodhue, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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