William Wesley Goodwin

17 September 1906–28 November 1989 (Age 83)
Coryell, Texas, United States

The Life of William Wesley

When William Wesley Goodwin was born on 17 September 1906, in Coryell, Texas, United States, his father, Barton Robey Goodwin, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Lodema Bradshaw, was 36. He married Pauline Bomer on 25 June 1928, in Crosby, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States in 1920 and Houston, Harris, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 28 November 1989, in El Paso, Texas, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

William Wesley Goodwin
Pauline Bomer
Marriage: 25 June 1928
Bilie Jean Goodwin
James Troy Goodwin
John Henry Goodwin

Spouse and Children

25 June 1928
Crosby, Texas, United States


    Bilie Jean Goodwin



    John Henry Goodwin


Parents and Siblings



    George Wilson Goodwin




    Effie Jane Goodwin


    Henry Clay Goodwin Sr


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 8

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • William W Goodwin in household of B R Goodwin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Willie Goodwin in household of Roba Goodwin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willie Goodwyn in household of Robert Goodwyn, "United States Census, 1930"

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