Christopher Goodwin, Sr. (c.1618 - 1683) MP

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Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Managed by: Joanne Margaret Dunham
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About Christopher Goodwin, Sr.

E. L. Goodwin's Ancestry and History indicates that Christopher Goodwin arrived in Mass. in 1633 and that he married Mary. Her maiden name is unknown. They were probably married after his arrival as their first child was born in 1643. Christopher and Mary Goodwin had four sons, Christopher , Nathaniel , John and Timothy .

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Christopher Goodwin, immigrant ancestor, was born in England in 1618 and died Jan. 22, 1683. He came to this country before Aug. 9, 1656, when he was admitted to the Charlestown, Mass. church. He was a mason by trade. He was living in Charlestown in 1675; was admitted a freeman in 1677. He bought a place of Pierce Harrison, located on the raod to the ferry. He deeded land to his sons Christopher, Timothy, Nathaniel, John and other children. His gravestone may be seen in the old burying ground.

  • He was probably a son of Daniel and Dorothy (Barker) Goodwin, of Oxford, England, whose will proved February 16, 1625, mentions minor sons Daniel and Stephen.

He married Mary Crouch who was the daughter of William Crouch.

Children:

  1. 1. Nathaniel.
  2. 2. Christopher, Jr., deposed that he was thirty-five years old in 1682; mason by trade, living in Charlestown; wife Mary died July, 1678.
  3. 3. John, mason, of Boston; married Martha ____.
  4. 4. Elizabeth, born March 13, 1659.
  5. 5. Timothy, baptized June 8, 1662, mentioned below.
  6. 6. Mary, born April 30, 1676 (twin); married William Brown.
  7. 7. Hannah (twin), born April 30, 1676.
  8. 8. Mercy, born June 6, 1680.

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  1. Genealogical And Personal Memoirs Relating To The Families Of Boston And Eastern Massachusetts. Prepared Under The Editorial Supervision Of William Richard Cutter, A. M. Historian Of The New England Historic Genealogical Society Librarian Of Woburn Public Library Author Of "The Cutter Family," "History Of Arlington," "Bibloigraphy Of Woburn," Etc. Etc. Volume III. New York Lewis Historical Publishing Company 1908
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Christopher Goodwin of Charlestown's Timeline

1618
1618
England
1642
1642
Age 24
Newbury, Esses, Massachusetts, United States
1642
Age 24
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1647
1647
Age 29
Suffolk, MA, USA
1649
1649
Age 31
Charlestown, Suffolk, MA??
1659
March 13, 1659
Age 41
Charlestown, Suffolk, MA
1662
June 8, 1662
Age 44
Charlestown, Suffolk, MA
1683
January 22, 1683
Age 65
Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
January, 1683
Age 65
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
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Mason, Cameroon