Zebedde P. Goodwin

22 February 1868–10 February 1901 (Age 32)
Sparta, White, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Zebedde P.

When Zebedde P. Goodwin was born on 22 February 1868, in Sparta, White, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Williamson Goodwin, was 29 and his mother, Harriet Dearing, was 24. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Minnie Avo Howard. He died on 10 February 1901, in White, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Goodwin Cemetery, Carter, Tennessee, United States.

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Zebedde P. Goodwin
Minnie Avo Howard
Della Goodwin
Samuel Alexander Goodwin
Sidney Elbert Goodwin
Orna V. Goodwin

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 10

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

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)

  • Zebedee Goodwin in household of J W Goodwin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Zebedie Goodwin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Z P Goodwin, "Tennessee, White County Records, 1809-1975"

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