Jesse Reynolds Goodman

17 January 1872–19 February 1963 (Age 91)
Munfordville, Hart, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Jesse Reynolds

When Jesse Reynolds Goodman was born on 17 January 1872, in Munfordville, Hart, Kentucky, United States, his father, Amos Moore Goodman, was 47 and his mother, Celia Jane Reynolds, was 43. He had at least 5 sons and 2 daughters with Permelia L Dixon. He lived in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 1 Munfordville, Hart, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 19 February 1963, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Hart, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Reynolds Goodman
Permelia L Dixon
Iva Pearl Goodman
William Moore Goodman
Roy Cornelius Goodman
Curtis Edwin Goodman
Amos Albert Goodman
Jesse Robert Goodman
Margaret Louise Goodman

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    Celia Jane Reynolds




    Ann Moriah Goodman


    Elizabeth A. Goodman


    Willis J Goodman



    Miranda M. Goodman


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 20

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jessie R Goodman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie Goodman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jessie R Goodman, "United States Census, 1930"

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