Charity Goodman

Femaleabout 1740–1773

Brief Life History of Charity

Charity Goodman was born about 1740, in Gates, North Carolina, United States. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with William Gatlin IV. She died in 1773, in North Carolina, British Colonial America, at the age of 34.

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William Gatlin IV
Charity Goodman
William Gatlin
James Gatlin
Charity Gatlin
Elizabeth Bond Gatlin

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    1767 · Tryon Palace

    Age 27

    Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.

    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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