Gertrude Grace Goodman

Brief Life History of Gertrude Grace

When Gertrude Grace Goodman was born on 6 September 1899, in Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Goodman, was 44 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Harris, was 38. She married Clarence Jacob Imschweiler on 22 February 1926, in Schuylkill Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Shamokin Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Elizabethville, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. She died on 13 November 1985, in Tremont, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Tremont, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Clarence Jacob Imschweiler
Gertrude Grace Goodman
Marriage: 22 February 1926

Sources (6)

  • Gertrude Goodman in household of Benjamin Goodman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gertrude Goodman, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Gertrude G Goodman Imschweiler, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1905 · The Movie Theater

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Godeman, Old English Gōdmann, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ or god ‘god’ + man ‘man’.

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.

English: from the Middle English personal name Gudmund, Godmund (from the Old English personal name Gūthmund, composed of the elements gūth ‘battle’ + mund ‘protection’, or the Old Norse cognate Guthmundr).

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

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