Louella Goodrich

Indiana, United States

The Life of Louella

When Louella Goodrich was born in 1866, in Indiana, United States, her father, John Damron Goodrich, was 43 and her mother, Matilda Merrick, was 36. She married Alexander Wilhelm on 30 October 1887, in St. Joseph, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Portage Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States in 1900.

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Alexander Wilhelm
Louella Goodrich
Marriage: 30 October 1887
Helen Isabel Wilhelm
Halford Volney Wilhelm

Spouse and Children

    Alexander Wilhelm



30 October 1887
St. Joseph, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Damron Goodrich





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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 0

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 32

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Luella M Goodrich in household of John Goodrich, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Louella Goodrich in household of John D Goodrich, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Louella M Wilhelm, "United States Census, 1900"

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