Parolee Goodman

24 July 1886–22 January 1964 (Age 77)
Cass, Texas, United States

The Life of Parolee

When Parolee Goodman was born on 24 July 1886, in Cass, Texas, United States, her father, Jesse Allen Goodman, was 23 and her mother, Rettie J HEAD, was 19. She married James Martin Gholson Sr. on 12 August 1906, in Linden, Cass, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Cass, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 7, Cass, Texas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 22 January 1964, in Texarkana, Bowie, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Pine Crest Cemetery, Atlanta, Cass, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Martin Gholson Sr.
Parolee Goodman
Marriage: 12 August 1906
Newman Gholson
Floy Gholson Griffin
Hoyt Gholson
Vera Gholson
James Martin Gholson Jr
Calvin Coolidge Gholson

Spouse and Children

12 August 1906
Linden, Cass, Texas, United States


    Newman Gholson



    Hoyt Gholson


    Vera Gholson


    James Martin Gholson Jr


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 8

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 21

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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)

  • Pinkie Goodman in household of Jessie Goodman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Paralee Goodman in household of J A Goodman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Parolee Gholson in household of Martin J Gholson, "United States Census, 1920"

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