Ebenezer Goodhue

Male28 February 1782–20 March 1843

Brief Life History of Ebenezer

When Ebenezer Goodhue was born on 28 February 1782, in Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Phineas Goodhue, was 28 and his mother, Hannah Parsons, was 26. He died on 20 March 1843, in North Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Phineas Goodhue
1753–1826
Hannah Parsons
1756–
Ebenezer Goodhue
1782–1843
Jeremiah Goodhue
1784–1857
John Goodhue
1786–
Daniel Goodhue Sr
1790–1867
Hannah Goodhue
1793–1852
Moses Aron Goodhue
1795–1864
William Goodhue
1798–1882

Sources (1)

  • Eben Goodhue, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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World Events (8)

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.

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 4

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 18

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English (Kent): nickname for a trusted servant, from Middle English gode ‘good’ + hewe ‘servant’ (a derivative of Old English hīwan ‘retinue, household’).

English (Kent): alternatively, from an Old Norse personal name Guthhugi, from guth ‘god, God’ + hugi, hugr ‘mind, memory’. This surname (in any of the two possible senses; see also 2 above) is very rare in Britain.

Americanized form of French Canadian Goddu .

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

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