Ira Goodrich

1784–1825 (Age 40)
Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Ira

When Ira Goodrich was born on 18 April 1784, in Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Eliakim Goodrich, was 21 and his mother, Sarah Leland, was 20. He had at least 2 sons and 6 daughters with Fear Potter. He died in 1825, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

Ira Goodrich
1784–1825
Fear Potter
1788–
Ann M. Goodrich
1808–1881
Louise Goodrich
1812–1827
Sarah M. Goodrich
1814–
Lydia Goodrich
1816–
Mary Goodrich
1817–1894
Return Goodrich
1820–1822
Ansel F. Goodrich
1822–
Charlotte Goodrich
1824–1825

Spouse & Children

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

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.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 4

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 16

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Goderiche, Old English Gōdrīc, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ + rīc ‘power’.2 Americanized spelling of German Güttrich, cognate with 1.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ira Goodrich in entry for Mrs Beaman, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • 1820 United States Federal Census
  • 1810 United States Federal Census

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