Doris Evelyn Goodwin

Female16 August 1922–15 April 1999

Brief Life History of Doris Evelyn

When Doris Evelyn Goodwin was born on 16 August 1922, her father, Chester Bradford Goodwin, was 31 and her mother, Fennella Stoddard, was 30. She married Bowman Levi Adams on 5 July 1941. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 15 April 1999, at the age of 76, and was buried in Old Farm Cemetery, Shag Harbour, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Bowman Levi Adams
Doris Evelyn Goodwin
Marriage: 5 July 1941
Joan Roseanne Adams

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  • Marriage
    5 July 1941
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (4)

    1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

    Age 23

    On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.

    1955 · Canso Causeway Completed

    Age 33

    The Canso Causeway was completed on April 13, 1955. It is a bridge across the Strait of Canso connecting Cape Breton Island. It is constructed in a S shape.

    1976 · Ruling Against Censorship

    Age 54

    In 1976, it was determined by the Supreme Court that Nova Scotia did not have the right to censor movies.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Godwin (Old English Gōdwine). Compare Godwin .

    Irish: adopted in Mayo for Ó Goidín, a variant of Ó Godáin, ‘descendant of Godán’, a diminutive personal name from got ‘stammering, lisping’.

    History: This name was brought independently to New England by many bearers from the 17th century onward. William Goodwin was one of the founders of Hartford, CT, in 1635 (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker).

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

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