Mary Etta Goodwin

about 1873–20 June 1898 (Age 25)
Colfax, Placer, California, United States

The Life of Mary Etta

When Mary Etta Goodwin was born about 1873, her father, S. O. Goodwin, was 41 and her mother, Eliza Holmes, was 27. She married August Mann on 3 October 1895, in Quincy, Plumas, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Mineral Judicial Township, Plumas, California, United States in 1880. She died on 20 June 1898, in Colfax, Placer, California, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Quincy, Plumas, California, United States.

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August Mann
Mary Etta Goodwin
Marriage: 3 October 1895
Leslie John Mann
Mary Ramona Mann

Spouse and Children

3 October 1895
Quincy, Plumas, California, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 8

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Godewyn, Old English Gōdwine, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ + wine ‘friend’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary E Goodwin in household of Samuel M Goodwin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Goodwin, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Mamie Goodwin in entry for Leslie John Mann, "California, Honor Roll of Californians who served in WWI, 1914-1918"

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