Rev. William Walter Goodrow

27 August 1880–26 November 1960 (Age 80)
Liberty, Gage, Nebraska, United States

The Life of William Walter

When Rev. William Walter Goodrow was born on 27 August 1880, in Liberty, Gage, Nebraska, United States, his father, Moses E Goodrow, was 22 and his mother, Ruth Evelyn Mutchmore, was 18. He married Tinnie Cornelia Coop on 15 August 1905, in Morland, Graham, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Lopez Election Precinct 1, San Juan, Washington, United States in 1940 and Lopez, San Juan, Washington, United States in 1942. He died on 26 November 1960, in Sedro-Woolley, Skagit, Washington, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Sedro-Woolley, Skagit, Washington, United States.

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Rev. William Walter Goodrow
Tinnie Cornelia Coop
Marriage: 15 August 1905
Hester Gertrude Goodrow
Hilton Halsey Goodrow
Dwight Elson Goodrow
William Dwayne Goodrow
Byron Norbett Goodrow
Forrest Elling Goodrow
Faith Evelyn Goodrow
Bernita Faye Goodrow
Bernice Goodrow
Alda Mae Goodrow

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15 August 1905
Morland, Graham, Kansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

Age 1

Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 21

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Gaudreau .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William W in household of Moses, "United States Census, 1900"
  • W W Goodrow, "United States Census, 1940"
  • W W Goodrow in household of M E Goodrow, "Kansas State Census, 1895"

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