James S Goodwin

23 August 1890–7 September 1947 (Age 57)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James S

When James S Goodwin was born on 23 August 1890, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Goodwin, was 25 and his mother, Sarah "Sallie" Sacrey, was 27. He lived in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1900 and Judicial Township 15, Kern, California, United States in 1940. He died on 7 September 1947, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 57.

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James S Goodwin
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    Sarah "Sallie" Sacrey




World Events (8)

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 1

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 15

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 16

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Godewyn, Old English Gōdwine, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ + wine ‘friend’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Goodwin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Goodwin in household of Sarah Goodwin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James S Goodwin, "United States Census, 1930"

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