Silas Goodrich

1793–1863 (Age 70)
Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Silas

When Silas Goodrich was born on 17 February 1793, in Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Eliakim Goodrich, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Leland, was 29. He married Mary Ann Goodrich on 11 March 1828, in Owego, Tioga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Tioga, Tioga, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died on 11 July 1863, in Tioga Center, Tioga, Tioga, New York, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Owego, Tioga, New York, United States.

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Silas Goodrich
Mary Ann Goodrich
Marriage: 11 March 1828
Jemima Augusta Goodrich
Sarah Ann Goodrich
James Jeremiah Goodrich
Ralph Leland Goodrich
Rachel Tryon Goodrich
Mary Clarissa Goodrich
Stephen Silas Goodrich

Spouse & Children

11 March 1828
Owego, Tioga, New York, United States


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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 9

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

Age 19

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Silas Goodrich, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Silas Goodrich in household of Hermon N Goodrich, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Silas Goodrich in household of Herman N Goodrich, "New York State Census, 1855"

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