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John Goodwin, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Chester Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Goodwine Cemetery, Nelson Co, Kentucky
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Goodwin and Ann Goodwin
Husband of Naomi Goodwin and Tacy Goodwin
Father of Jesse Goodwin and Ann Goodwin
Brother of Thomas Goodwin; Richard Goodwin; Jane Massey; Elizabeth Goodwin; Isaac Goodwin and 2 others

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About John Goodwin, Sr.

He was a farmer and a Quaker.

From the Goshen (Chester Twp) Monthly Meeting:

- 3rd mo. 14, 1731, John Goodwin was born

- 4th month, 16, 1759, John Goodwin granted a certificate from Goshen to Duck Creek to marry.

- 11th month, 19, 1759 Naomi Potter received by Goshen Monthly Minutes from Duck Creek

- 6th month, 16, 1760 child, Jesse was born to Naomi and John Goodwine.

- 2nd month, 5, 1762, child, Ann was born to Naomi and John Goodwine.

- 8th month, 29, 1764 Naomi died

- 7th month, 17, 1777 John Goodwin disowned for marrying Tacy Jones contrary to discipline.

He died before 27 August 1783, when his widow Tacy filed administration of his estate.

Chester County, Pennsylvania records:

- 27 August, 1783 Tacy Goodwin, administrator, filed the will of John Goodwine of Chester Township (presently a township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania).

These records show he cannot have been the father of John Goodwine, of Spencer County, Kentucky (who married Martha Heady). This John's oldest son by his first marriage was born 10 years (or so) after the birth of that John.

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John Goodwin, Sr.'s Timeline

1731
May 14, 1731
Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
1760
July 16, 1760
Age 29
Goshen, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
1762
February 5, 1762
Age 30
Goshen, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
1785
August 27, 1785
Age 54
Chester Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States
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Goodwine Cemetery, Nelson Co, Kentucky