Jefferson Davis Goodson Jr.

1923–1970 (Age 46)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Jefferson Davis

When Jefferson Davis Goodson Jr. was born on 5 November 1923, in Mississippi, United States, his father, Jefferson Davis Goodson, was 32 and his mother, Kathleen M Smith, was 30. He lived in Beat 3, Prentiss, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 April 1970, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Campbelltown Cemetery, Lee, Mississippi, United States.

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B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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1937 · The Neutrality Act

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The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly East Anglia and East Midlands): nickname for a dutiful son, from Middle English gode ‘good’ + sone ‘son’.2 English: from a Middle English survival of the Old English personal name Gōdsunu, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ + sunu ‘son’.3 Possibly an Americanized form of German Gutersohn, a nickname or pet name meaning ‘good son’ for one of out of many sons.

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

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  • Jeff D Goodson in household of Jeff D Goodson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jeff R Goodson Jr. in household of Jeff D Goodson, "United States Census, 1930"

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