John Richardson Goodman

15 February 1821–17 March 1899 (Age 78)
Abingdon, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Richardson

When John Richardson Goodman was born on 15 February 1821, in Abingdon, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Goodman, was 28 and his mother, Susannah Temperance Richardson, was 31. He married Sarah Lee on 28 December 1850, in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Ward 2 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 17 March 1899, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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John Richardson Goodman
Sarah Lee
Marriage: 28 December 1850
Sarah Elizabeth Goodman
John Moroni Goodman
William Henry Goodman
Mary Jane Goodman
Thomas Richardson Goodman
Emily Lee Goodman
Susanna Temperance Goodman
Harriet Unice Goodman
David Alphonzo Goodman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1850Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 12
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 22
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Godeman, Old English Gōdmann, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ or god ‘god’ + man ‘man’.English: status name from Middle English gode ‘good’ + man ‘man’, in part from use as a term for the master of a household. In Scotland the term denoted a landowner who held his land not directly from the crown but from a feudal vassal of the king.English: from the Middle English personal name Gudmund, Godmund (from the Old English personal name Gūthmund, composed of the elements gūth ‘battle’ + mund ‘protection’, or the Old Norse cognate Guthmundr).

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

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    Sources (22)

    • John Goodman, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John R. Goodman in entry for Thomas R. Goodman, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Jno R Goodman, "United States Census, 1860"

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