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Biographical Sketch of David W. Goodrich

David W. Goodrich, son of George and Lucinda (Wells) Goodrich, and a descendant of William Goodrich, of the ancient line of that name in England, who emigrated to Watertown, Mass., about 1636, came to Chesterfield from Gill, Mass., about 1810. He was a cloth dresser by trade, but after some years’ residence here he engaged in farming. In 1813 he married Salome, daughter of Benjamin Wheeler. He died March 22, 1857. His children were Honor, George W., Lucinda, Mary E., Charles C. P., Sarah, David W., William, and Ellen. The family have quite widely separated, but nearly all are prominent and influential citizens of their respective localities. Lucinda W., born April 13, 1818, married first, in 1838, Noyes, son, of John Harris, and second, in 1858, William S. Newton, Esq., of Brattleboro, Vt. George W. is a manufacturer of flour, in Minneapolis, Minn.

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