Seth Goodwin

Male4 August 1763–26 March 1850

Brief Life History of Seth

When Seth Goodwin was born on 4 August 1763, in New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Lt. Charles Goodwin, was 32 and his mother, Thankful Russell, was 33. He married Deborah Allen on 1 July 1784. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in German Flatts, Herkimer, New York, United States in 1808 and Ontario, New York, United States in 1817. He registered for military service in 1840. He died on 26 March 1850, in Granger, Granger Township, Medina, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Reed Hill Cemetery, Granger, Granger Township, Medina, Ohio, United States.

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Seth Goodwin
Deborah Allen
Marriage: 1 July 1784
David Goodwin
Nathaniel Allen Goodwin
Minerva Goodwin
Harvey Goodwin
Nancy Goodwin
Laura Goodwin

Sources (8)

  • Seth Goodwin, "United States Census (Mortality Schedule), 1850"
  • Seth Goodwin, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Seth Goodwin, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 July 1784
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 13

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


    Age 13

    New York is the 11th state.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 23

    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.

    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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