Fanny Goodnow

18 April 1808–
Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Fanny

When Fanny Goodnow was born on 18 April 1808, in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Asher Goodenow, was 36 and her mother, Fanny Sanger, was 33. She married Timothy Johnson on 12 April 1829, in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Timothy Johnson
Fanny Goodnow
Marriage: 12 April 1829
Mary E. Johnson
George Johnson
Maynard Johnson

Spouse and Children

12 April 1829
Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States



    George Johnson


    Maynard Johnson


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 4

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

Age 38

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Goodenough .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Fannie in entry for Maynard Johnson, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Fanny Goodnow, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Fanny Goodnow, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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