Maud Mary Stafford

Female1 May 1891–17 September 1977

Brief Life History of Maud Mary

When Maud Mary Stafford was born on 1 May 1891, in Illinois, United States, her father, Martin Noble Logan Stafford, was 32 and her mother, Ida Louise Haskins, was 24. She married Clarence Percival Goodwin on 14 February 1910, in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Genoa, DeKalb, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 17 September 1977, in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States.

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Clarence Percival Goodwin
Maud Mary Stafford
Marriage: 14 February 1910
Robert Haskins Goodwin
Marjorie Leone Goodwin

Sources (22)

  • Mary M Goodwin in household of Clarence P Goodwin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maude Mary Stafford Goodwin, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mary Maude Goodwin, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008"

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  • Marriage
    14 February 1910Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1892 · The Chicago Canal

    Age 1

    The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 5

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 25

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name principally from Stafford (Staffordshire), but occasionally from other places with similar names, such as Stafford House in Ifield (Sussex), possibly East and West Stowford in East Down (Devon), and three minor places in Devon called Stafford, in Dolton, Broadhembury, and Colyton parishes. The places are all named with Old English ford ‘ford’ as the final element, but have different initial elements. The Staffordshire placename has Old English stæth ‘river bank, shore’; Stafford in Colyton (Devon) has Old English stān ‘stone, rock’; the Sussex placename has Old English stēor ‘steer, bullock’; East and West Stowford (Devon) have Old English stæf ‘staff, stave, rod’; Stafford in Dolton and Stafford in Broadhembury (Devon) may have Old English stæth, stān, or stæf.

    Irish (Wexford): variant of Stocker .

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

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