James Sanford Gooden

Male18 September 1917–5 April 1961

Brief Life History of James Sanford

When James Sanford Gooden was born on 18 September 1917, in Temple Hill, Barren, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Wesley Gooden, was 36 and his mother, Susie M. Phillips, was 26. He lived in Barren, Kentucky, United States in 1930. He died on 5 April 1961, in Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Barren, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Gooden
Susie M. Phillips
James Sanford Gooden
Laura M Gooden
Della Irene Gooden
Della I Gooden
Leo Edward Gooden
Fannie M Gooden
Calvin A. Gooden
Kenneth E. Gooden
Harry Palmore Gooden
Lois Emogene "Jean" Gooden

Sources (6)

  • James S Gooden in household of John W Gooden, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Sanford Gooden, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"
  • James Gooden in entry for Irene Conkin, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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Siblings (10)

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 9

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.


Age 12

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

habitational name from Gooden in Hopwood (Lancashire).

alternatively, a variant of Godden or sometimes a late variant of Goodwin .


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

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