Franklin Joseph Goodwin

16 November 1877–25 October 1951 (Age 73)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Franklin Joseph

When Franklin Joseph Goodwin was born on 16 November 1877, in Indiana, United States, his father, David Goodwin, was 21 and his mother, Margart Ellen Gaylor, was 17. He married Samantha Ellen Bishop about 1900. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Rock Township, Jefferson, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 25 October 1951, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Affton, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Joseph Goodwin
Samantha Ellen Bishop
Marriage: about 1900
Zella Mae Goodwin
Joseph Dave Goodwin
Mary Jane Goodwin
Catherine Ellen Goodwin
Mabel Clara Goodwin
Nora Evelyn Goodwin

Spouse and Children

about 1900


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    David Goodwin


    Margart Ellen Gaylor




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

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

English: from the Middle English personal name Godewyn, Old English Gōdwine, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ + wine ‘friend’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Frank Goodwin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank Goodwin in entry for Charles Eartle Whitaker and Zella May Goodwin, "Indiana, Marriages, 1780-1992"

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