Francis Anna Goodridge

21 March 1880–10 October 1958 (Age 78)
Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life of Francis Anna

When Francis Anna Goodridge was born on 21 March 1880, in Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Sylvanus Marion Goodridge, was 30 and her mother, Ambrosia Jane Aleshire, was 27. She married Chester Vorhese Pardun on 24 December 1905, in Keota, Keokuk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Hancock Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 10 October 1958, in Batavia, Jefferson, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Batavia, Jefferson, Iowa, United States.

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Chester Vorhese Pardun
Francis Anna Goodridge
Marriage: 24 December 1905
Beatrice J Pardun
Marion Vorhese Pardun
Maisie Bernice Pardun

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24 December 1905
Keota, Keokuk, Iowa, 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.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 5

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
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

1 English: variant of Goodrich .2 Americanized spelling of German Güttrich ( see Goodrich ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Annie A Goodride in household of Sylvanus Goodride, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Francis Anna Goodridge in entry for Marion Russell Vorhese Pardun, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Francis Goodrich in entry for Beatrice F. Pardem, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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