Leonard Evertt Goodwin

Male19 May 1894–19 October 1966

Brief Life History of Leonard Evertt

Leonard Evertt Goodwin was born on 19 May 1894, in Nevada, Vernon, Missouri, United States as the son of Samuel H Goodwin and Sarah J. Waters. He married Ethel Neoma Keifer about 1914. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in United States in 1900 and Denver, Colorado, United States in 1920. He died on 19 October 1966, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Evertt Goodwin
1894–1966
Ethel Neoma Keifer
1895–1947
Marriage: about 1914
Roy Lee Goodwin
1916–
Wayne R Goodwin
1920–
Royce Leland Goodwin
1921–1990

Sources (10)

  • Leanard Goodwin in household of Sarah Goodwin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leonard E Goodwin, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Leonard Evertt Goodwin, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1914
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    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.

    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

    Age 12

    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.

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 19

    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    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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