John Albert Goodwin

Male1921–1969

Brief Life History of John Albert

When John Albert Goodwin was born in 1921, in Victoria, Australia, his father, Albert George Thomas Goodwin, was 28 and his mother, Bertha Florence Andrews, was 22. He died in 1969, in his hometown, at the age of 48.

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Albert George Thomas Goodwin
1893–
Bertha Florence Andrews
1899–
John Albert Goodwin
1921–1969

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    World Events (3)

    1921

    Age 0

    Edith Cowan is elected to the Western Australia Parlaiment. She is the first woman parliamentarian in Australia.

    1939

    Age 18

    Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

    1940

    Age 19

    Australia declares war on Italy.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Godwin (Old English Gōdwine). Compare Godwin .

    Irish: adopted in Mayo for Ó Goidín, a variant of Ó Godáin, ‘descendant of Godán’, a diminutive personal name from got ‘stammering, lisping’.

    History: This name was brought independently to New England by many bearers from the 17th century onward. William Goodwin was one of the founders of Hartford, CT, in 1635 (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker).

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

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