Solomon Goodwin

Maleabout 1764–about 1830

Brief Life History of Solomon

When Solomon Goodwin was born about 1764, in Franklin, North Carolina, United States, his father, Peter Goodwin, was 19 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 18. He married Sally Goodwin from 1790 to 1792, in Union, South Carolina, United States. He died about 1830, in Laurens, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 68.

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Solomon Goodwin
Sally Goodwin
Marriage: from 1790 to 1792

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    from 1790 to 1792Union, South Carolina, United States
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    World Events (8)


    Age 12

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 12

    North Carolina is the 12th state.

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 19

    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.

    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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