Joseph Goodman

1896–1963 (Age 66)
California, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Goodman was born in December 1896, in California, United States, his father, Joseph Goodman, was 32 and his mother, Hattie E Sturgeon, was 23. He married Elizabeth Jean Woodin on 1 May 1823, in Chehalis, Lewis, Washington, United States. He lived in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1920 and O'Neal Judicial Township, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1940. He died on 2 March 1963, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Goodman
1896–1963
Elizabeth Jean Woodin
1907–2001

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Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Goodman

    Male1864–1913Male

  • Female1873–1957Female

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 10

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

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

1 English: status name from Middle English gode ‘good’ + man ‘man’, in part from use as a term for the master of a household. In Scotland the term denoted a landowner who held his land not directly from the crown but from a feudal vassal of the king.2 English: from the Middle English personal name Godeman, Old English Gōdmann, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ or god ‘god’ + mann ‘man’.3 English: from the Old English personal name Gūðmund, composed of the elements gūð ‘battle’ + mund ‘protection’, or the Old Norse cognate Guðmundr.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Goodman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph B Goodman in household of Iris Brumma, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph Goodman in household of Jos Goodman, "United States Census, 1900"

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