Charles Brooks Goodwin

22 October 1904–22 October 1996 (Age 92)
Spencer, Roane, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Charles Brooks

When Charles Brooks Goodwin was born on 22 October 1904, in Spencer, Roane, West Virginia, United States, his father, Charles Holt Goodwin, was 36 and his mother, Lavina Ellen Riley, was 33. He married Florence M Pearson on 14 December 1935, in Malden, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Henderson, Mason, West Virginia, United States in 1935 and Ironton, Upper Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 22 October 1996, in Ironton, Lawrence, Ohio, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Coal Grove, Lawrence, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Brooks Goodwin
Florence M Pearson
Marriage: 14 December 1935
David Dane Goodwin

Spouse and Children

14 December 1935
Malden, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Holt Goodwin





    Elsie May Goodwin



    Mona Blanch Goodwin


    Wilma Goodwin


    George Ferdinand Goodwin


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Charles Goodwin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Brook Goodwin in household of Charles Goodwin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Brooks Goodwin in household of Charles H Goodwin, "United States Census, 1910"

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