Ansel Goodrich

1782–1819 (Age 36)
Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Ansel

When Ansel Goodrich was born on 27 October 1782, in Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Eliakim Goodrich, was 19 and his mother, Sarah Leland, was 19. He married Mary "Polly" Strickland on 14 October 1801. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1819, at the age of 37.

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Ansel Goodrich
Mary "Polly" Strickland
Marriage: 14 October 1801
Stephen R. Goodrich
Mary Ann Goodrich
Fredrich A. Goodrich
Sarah W. Goodrich
Nancy Louise Goodrich

Spouse & Children

14 October 1801


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+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 6

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 12

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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.

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