The following data is extracted from Biographies of Croydon, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.
ISRAEL GOODWIN was remarkable for his intellectual and social qualities. He lived at the Flat, and was a cloth-dresser by trade. In 1824 he removed to Plainfield, VT, where he represented that town in both branches of the Legislature. He was appointed judge, and removed to Montpelier, where he died.
Source: Biographies of Croydon, Sullivan County, New Hampshire