Margaret Brown

1742–1829 (Age 87)
Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Margaret

Margaret Brown was born in 1742, in Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, United States. She married Abiel Goodell about 1770, in Westminster, Windham, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 29 August 1829, at the age of 87.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Abiel Goodell
1747–1829
Margaret Brown
1742–1829
Marriage: about 1770
Abigail Goodell
1771–1802
Margaret Goodell
1774–1809
Jerusha Goodell
1776–1849
Anna Goodale
1778–1862
Abishai Goodell
1778–1861
Abiel Goodell, Jr.
1781–1845
Rev. William Goodell
1783–1865
Dr Simon Goodell
1785–1865

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1770
Westminster, Windham, Vermont, United States
children

(8)

    Abigail Goodell

    Female1771–1802Female

    Margaret Goodell

    Female1774–1809Female

    Jerusha Goodell

    Female1776–1849Female

    Anna Goodale

    Female1778–1862Female

    Abishai Goodell

    Male1778–1861Male

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 34

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 39

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 45

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: generally a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion, Middle English br(o)un, from Old English brūn or Old French brun. This word is occasionally found in Old English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname. Brun- was also a Germanic name-forming element. Some instances of Old English Brūn as a personal name may therefore be short forms of compound names such as Brūngar, Brūnwine, etc. As a Scottish and Irish name, it sometimes represents a translation of Gaelic Donn. As an American family name, it has absorbed numerous surnames from other languages with the same meaning.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Margaret in entry for Abial Goodell, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Margret Goodell, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Margret in entry for Jarusha Goodell, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.