Lettie Miner

3 August 1895–18 October 1985 (Age 90)
Vashon Island, King, Washington, United States

The Life of Lettie

When Lettie Miner was born on 3 August 1895, in Vashon Island, King, Washington, United States, her father, Franklin Ulysses Miner, was 42 and her mother, Clarissa Ives, was 42. She married Darrell Edwin Goodell on 28 April 1917, in Thurston, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Douglas, Oregon, United States in 1935 and Camas Valley Election Precinct, Douglas, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 18 October 1985, in Pleasant Hill, Lane, Oregon, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Vashon Island Cemetery, Vashon, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Darrell Edwin Goodell
Lettie Miner
Marriage: 28 April 1917
Iris Mae Goodell
William F. Goodell
Faye Lucille Goodell
Gayle L Goodell
Edwin D Goodell

Spouse and Children

28 April 1917
Thurston, Washington, United States


    Iris Mae Goodell




    Gayle L Goodell


    Edwin D Goodell


Parents and Siblings

    Franklin Ulysses Miner


    Clarissa Ives





    Orin Freeman Miner



    Bertha Miner


    Grace A Miner


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 2

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who built mines, either for the excavation of coal and other minerals, or as a technique in the medieval art of siege warfare. The word represents an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French mine ‘mine’ (a word of Celtic origin, cognate with Gaelic mein ‘ore’, ‘mine’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lettie A Goodell in household of Darrell E Goodell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Letty A Goodsell in household of Darrell E Goodsell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lettie M Goodell in household of Darrell E Goodell, "United States Census, 1930"

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