Susie M. Goodman

17 October 1873–4 August 1948 (Age 74)
Sonoma, California, United States

The Life of Susie M.

When Susie M. Goodman was born on 17 October 1873, in Sonoma, California, United States, her father, James W. Goodman, was 33 and her mother, Mary Jane Faught, was 30. She married Alfred Swan on 23 July 1899, in Sonoma, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Healdsburg, Sonoma, California, United States in 1880 and Healdsburg Judicial Township, Sonoma, California, United States in 1910. She died on 4 August 1948, at the age of 74, and was buried in Santa Rosa, Sonoma, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Swan
Susie M. Goodman
Marriage: 23 July 1899
Elaine Swan

Spouse and Children

23 July 1899
Sonoma, California, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Mary Jane Faught




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 18

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: status name from Middle English gode ‘good’ + man ‘man’, in part from use as a term for the master of a household. In Scotland the term denoted a landowner who held his land not directly from the crown but from a feudal vassal of the king.2 English: from the Middle English personal name Godeman, Old English Gōdmann, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ or god ‘god’ + mann ‘man’.3 English: from the Old English personal name Gūðmund, composed of the elements gūð ‘battle’ + mund ‘protection’, or the Old Norse cognate Guðmundr.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susie Swan in household of Alfred Swan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Susan Goodman in household of James Goodman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susie M Goodman Swan, "Find A Grave Index"

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