Sarah Goodman

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Goodman was born on 1 March 1775, in All Cannings, Wiltshire, England, her father, Stephen Goodman, was 28 and her mother, Hannah Maslen, was 29.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Goodman
1747–1833
Hannah Maslen
1747–1831
Betty Goodman
1768–
William Goodman
1770–1850
Jane Goodman
1772–
Sarah Goodman
1775–
Daniel Goodman
1777–
John Goodman
1778–1824
Martha Goodman
1782–
Jemima Goodman
1790–

Sources (1)

  • Sarah Goodman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

World Events (8)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Godeman, Old English Gōdmann, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ or god ‘god’ + man ‘man’.

English: status name from Middle English gode ‘good’ + man ‘man’, in part from use as a term for the master of a household. In Scotland the term denoted a landowner who held his land not directly from the crown but from a feudal vassal of the king.

English: from the Middle English personal name Gudmund, Godmund (from the Old English personal name Gūthmund, composed of the elements gūth ‘battle’ + mund ‘protection’, or the Old Norse cognate Guthmundr).

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

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