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Surname: Goodman

1860 Census West of Arkansas – Creek Nation

Free Inhabitants in “The Creek Nation” in the County “West of the” State of “Akansas” enumerated on the “16th” day of “August” 1860. While the census lists “free inhabitants” it is obvious that the list contains names of Native Americans, both of the Creek and Seminole tribes, and probably others. The “free inhabitants” is likely indicative that the family had given up their rights as Indians in treaties previous to 1860, drifted away from the tribe, or were never fully integrated. The black (B) and mulatto (M) status may indicate only the fact of the color of their skin, or whether one had a white ancestors, they may still be Native American.

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Narrative of the Captivity of Nehemiah How

A Narrative of the captivity of Nehemiah How, who was taken by the Indians at the Great Meadow Fort above Fort Dummer, where he was an inhabitant, October 11th, 1745. Giving an account of what he met with in his traveling to Canada, and while he was in prison there. Together with an account of Mr. How’s death at Canada. Exceedingly valuable for the many items of exact intelligence therein recorded, relative to so many of the present inhabitants of New England, through those friends who endured the hardships of captivity in the mountain deserts and the damps of loathsome prisons. Had the author lived to have returned, and published his narrative himself, he doubtless would have made it far more valuable, but he was cut off while a prisoner, by the prison fever, in the fifty-fifth year of his age, after a captivity of one year, seven months, and fifteen days. He died May 25th, 1747, in the hospital at Quebec, after a sickness of about ten days. He was a husband and father, and greatly beloved by all who knew him.

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Biographical Sketch of Max P. Goodman

Goodman, Max P.; attorney-at-law; born, Cleveland, Aug. 28, 1872; son of Jacob and Rosa (Herskovitz) Goodman; educated, public schools; married, Cleveland, Dec. 14, 1909, Julie E. Baumberger; one son, Julian M. Goodman, born, Jan. 1, 1913; councilman 5th district, 1899-1901; left school at 12 and worked at a fruit stand; at 15, drove a coal wagon; at 17, worked in a grocery and studied music; began to play the violin with an orchestra and became director; at 19, went to business college, continuing music study; became a stenographer; wrote The Ohio Governor’s March for McKinley’s Inaugural; obtained employment in the law office of Peter & Charles Zucker at 19; at 22, passed bar examination; gave up music as a profession when admitted to the bar; stood highest in class of men examined at Columbus; director The Youngstown & Ohio River R. R. Co., The Frankle Bros. Co., Youngstown; P. O. Viall Lumber Co., Limited, Port Daniel, Can.; pres. The Woodland Bldg. & Improvement Co.; Sec’y and treas. The Trenton Rock Oil & Gas Co. and The Majestic Oil Co.; general mngr. The M. M. Brown Realty Co.; member Cleveland Bar Ass’n; formerly pres. Y. M. H. A. & I. O. B. B.; member Forest City Lodge, F. & A. M., National Union, I. O. B. B. Hungarian Benevolent and Social Union and Tippecanoe...

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Goodman, Ralph – Obituary

Wallowa County, Oregon Ralph Goodman Dies In California Ralph Goodman, a former resident of Wallowa County, but who had lived in Yreka, Calif. For the past 25 years or more, passed away at Yreka Saturday, March 2, 1957, following a long illness. He was born in Libertyville, Iowa, November 29, 1884, coming to Wallowa County with his parents, Milas and Mary Goodman, and other members of his family while a child. He was married at Lostine on June 26, 1907 to Miss Fannie van Pelt who survives him. Besides his wife, he leaves four children: Van, Kathleen, Carolyn, and Billie, all of California; two sisters: Mrs. Lenore Brandt, of Yreka, and Mrs. Vernon (Pauline) Ainsworth of Santa Barbara, Calif., and several grandchildren. Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, March 7, 1957, Front Page Contributed by: Sue...

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Goodman, Miles W. – Obituary

Lostine, Wallowa County, Oregon Miles W. Goodman Dies At Lostine Resident of County for 31 Years Succumbs After Long-Period of Ill Health. Miles W. Goodman died Thursday, November 22, 1917, at his home at Lostine of cancer of the stomach. He had been suffering from the malady for a year, but was confined to his bed only two weeks. Three and a half years ago Mr. Goodman was thrown from a buggy in a runaway and his hip was crushed. He was unable to get out at all for a year and then had to use crutches, and, and from the time of the accident never was free from pain. But he bore his suffering with fortitude born of a high character and his cheerful manner concealed the pain from others. The funeral was held on Friday at the home. It was in charge of the Masonic fraternity, of which Mr. Goodman had been a member for 28 years. A number of Masons attended from Enterprise, where Mr. Goodman joined the order. He was a charter member of the Lostine Lodge and served as master several years. At the funeral, Rev. Jasper Bogue delivered the address, and burial was in the Lostine cemetery. Mr. Goodman was born October 10, 1851, in Keokuk County, Iowa. When he was 13 years old his father died. He was a justice of the...

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Goodman, Mary S. Mrs. – Obituary

Lostine, Wallowa County, Oregon Pioneer Passes To Home Beyond Mrs. Mary S. Goodman, widow of the late M.W. Goodman, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 1930, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Vernon Ainsworth, at La Grande. She had enjoyed good health thru the fall and early winter when she was in Enterprise with relatives and was stricken with the flu and other complications only a couple of weeks ago. The funeral is to be held a 1 p.m. today at the Presbyterian Church at Lostine and burial will be in the cemetery at that town. Rev. H.L. Ford, pastor of the Christian Church of Enterprise will conduct the service. Mary S. Wagner was born January 15, 1858, in Keokuk County, Iowa, and was reared in that community. She was married to Miles W. Goodman in Iowa, September 11, 1873, and they came to Wallowa County with her brothers, A.M. Wagner and J.S. Wagner in 1886, just before the town of Enterprise was started on Bennett flat. They were, therefore, members of the little group that founded the town. They remained here until 1897 when they moved to Lostine where they remained a year. Then they moved back to Enterprise but stayed here only until 1901 and again established their home at Lostine where they remained until Mr. Goodman passed away, November 22, 1917. Five children survive Mrs. Goodman,...

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Holly Love Goodman

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. P. Goodman of Cabarrus County. Enlisted at Concord, N.C., in Co. L, and did duty on the Mexican border. Honorably discharged at Morehead City, N.C. He volunteered for active service for his country on three different occasion before being finally accepted at Syracuse, N. Y., Oct. 10, 1917. Was trained at Camp Greene, N.C., and sailed for France March 10, 1918, as a member of Co. L, 28th Inf. Made the supreme sacrifice in France, July 15, 1918, and is buried in the American Cemetery at Mezy Aisne,...

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J. A. Goodman

1st Class Private, Chem. Warfare Service; of Guilford County. Entered service at Fayetteville, N.C., July 4, 1918. Went to Camp Wadsworth, S. C., later transferred to Camp Edgewood, Md., where he was mustered out of the service Dec. 20, 1918. Home address Greensboro,...

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Roscoe B. Goodman

1st Class Private, 329th Inf., 331st Div., Co. D. Born in Rowan County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Goodman. Enlisted Jan. 15, 1917, at Durham, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky., and from there to Camp Sherman, Ohio. Mustered out at Sherman, Ohio, July 5,...

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Goodman, J. W. – Obituary

Died in Portland J. W. Goodman, of Lookout, was notified yesterday of the death in Portland of his son, Charles Goodman, aged 28 years. The youth recently attempted to enlist but was not accepted and since then has been working in the shipyards. The body will be taken tomorrow to Huntington where the funeral will be held Friday. Baker City Morning Democrat – – Oct. 17,...

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Biographical Sketch of Henry H. Goodman

Henry H. Goodman, son of John Goodman, was born in England in 18-, and came with his parents to Phelps when he was only two years old. He was educated in the public schools of Phelps and during his boyhood worked on his father’s farm. He went to Saginaw, Michigan, when he was twenty years old and remained in that town during the next twelve years. He followed lumbering for an occupation. In 1882 he returned to Phelps and settled on a farm there. He married in 1870, at Saginaw, Ella Gifford. Children : Charles H., mentioned elsewhere; Bert J.; William A.; Otis T.; Jesse R.; Maude, married Grover McKell; two others who died in...

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Biographical Sketch of Charles Goodman

Charles H. Goodman, son of Henry H. Goodman, was born in Saginaw, Michigan, August 9, 1872. He attended the public schools of his native town, and after coming to Phelps with his parents, when he was ten years of age, he completed his education there in the public schools. He assisted his father on the farm at Phelps during his youth and has always followed farming. He has been prosperous and successful in business. He is prominent in social and public life. In politics he is a Republican. He was elected highway commissioner in 1904 and 1906, and town superintendent of highways in 1909. He is a member of the Maccabees and has been First Master of Guards and Lieutenant of the Commandery. He married, November 10, 1892, Carrie E. Smith, born February 2, 1870, daughter of Asahel and Adaline (Wright) Smith. Children: Raymond, born February 5, 1894; Ella May, born August 31, 1896, died aged four years; Leon Byron, born November 6, 1899; Carl Smith, born August 27,...

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Biography of Daniel E. Goodman

DANIEL E. GOODMAN (deceased) was a native of Hart County, Ky., where he was born June 7, 1838. He came to Elkton, Todd Co., with his parents, John A. (deceased) and Sarah E. Goodman (deceased), when a boy, and he was here educated and grew to manhood. For many years his father kept the only hotel in the village of Elkton, the building now owned by Dr. J. L. Woollard, known as the Elkton Inn. Daniel E. was the eldest of a family of twelve children, born to these parents. In early life, Daniel began a mercantile career, in which he was quite successful, first as a grocer, but later in life engaged in the furniture trade. In 1876, he went to Louisville, Ky., to engage in business, but in consequence of lost health was compelled to abandon this, and he returned to Elkton where, on September 25, 1878, he died. Mr. Goodman was a worthy member of the I. O. O. F. and of the Christian Church, and was universally esteemed for his pure life. He was married in Logan County, Ky., March 9, 1859, to Miss Antha L. Posey, daughter of Anderson N. and Mary A. Posey (nee Barker). Her father, Anderson Posey, was born near Bowling Green, Warren Co., Ky., August 13, 1808. His life, which was characterized for noble deeds, was spent on the old...

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