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
1904–1996
Florence M Pearson
1910–1974
Marriage: 14 December 1935
David Dane Goodwin
1947–2014

Spouse and Children

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

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Holt Goodwin

    Male1868–1929Male

    Female1870–1951Female

siblings

(10)

    Elsie May Goodwin

    Female1895–1896Female

    Female1897–1981Female

    Mona Blanch Goodwin

    Female1898–1898Female

    Wilma Goodwin

    Female1900–1901Female

    George Ferdinand Goodwin

    Male1902–1905Male

+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.
1929

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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