Edith Gertrude Goodhue

17 October 1879–1953 (Age 73)
Lowellville, Mahoning, Ohio, United States

The Life of Edith Gertrude

When Edith Gertrude Goodhue was born on 17 October 1879, in Lowellville, Mahoning, Ohio, United States, her father, George Stephen Goodhue, was 24 and her mother, Selina Lomax, was 20. She married Anthony Watson on 10 October 1900, in Mahoning, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Poland, Mahoning, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1953, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Anthony Watson
Edith Gertrude Goodhue
Marriage: 10 October 1900
Selina Ann Watson
Edith Gertrude Watson
Hazel M Watson
Harry L Watson
Nella Watson
Lewis Watson

Spouse and Children

10 October 1900
Mahoning, Ohio, United States


    Selina Ann Watson


    Edith Gertrude Watson


    Hazel M Watson


    Harry L Watson


    Nella Watson


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    George Stephen Goodhue


    Selina Lomax




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English1. nickname for a trusted servant, from Middle English gode ‘good’ + hewe ‘servant’ (a derivative of Old English hīwan ‘retinue’, ‘household’). 2. from an Old Norse personal name composed of the elements guð ‘battle’ + hugi ‘mind’, ‘spirit’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edith G Goodhew in household of George Goodhew, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edith Watson in household of Anthony Watson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gertrude E Watson in household of Anthony Watson, "United States Census, 1910"

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