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  • Abigail Goodyear (Gibbard) (1660 - 1716)
    GEDCOM Source ===Jean HP_Administrator Lawson/Moss Lawson Keays Wyatt Wise Web Site MyHeritage family tree Family site: Lawson Keays Wyatt Wise Web Site Family tree: 51480891-5 Smart Matching 51480891-...
  • Andrew Goodyear (bef.1649 - d.)
    Andrew was born in the New Haven Colony (his parents married after both of their first spouses died during the Atlantic crossing. He has 2 full siblings John and Esther, and 4 half siblings (Mary, Hann...
  • Andrew Goodyear (1702 - 1781)
    GEDCOM Source ===Dennis Castaldo DennisGCastaldo Web Site MyHeritage.com family tree Family site: DennisGCastaldo Web Site Family tree: 127511451-9 Smart Matching 127511451-9 MH:S500017 Andrew Goodyear...
  • Austin Goodyear (1919 - 2005)
    Residence : Ellsworth, Maine 04605, USA Updated from MyHeritage Match via daughter Grace Ramsey Roosevelt (born Goodyear) by SmartCopy : Sep 10 2014, 14:09:37 UTC
  • Charles Nelson Goodyear (1800 - 1860)
    inventor of Goodyear tires Charles Goodyear (December 29, 1800 – July 1, 1860) was the first to vulcanize rubber, a process which he discovered in 1839 and patented on June 15, 1844. Although Goodye...

About the Goodyear surname

Goodyear Name Meaning

English: probably a nickname from Middle English gode ‘good’ (Old English god) + year, yere ‘year’, bestowed on someone who frequently used the expression, perhaps in the sense ‘(as I hope to have a) good year’ or as a New Year salutation. Alternatively, it may have been from an Americanized form of French Gauthier. English translation of German Gutjahr, originally a nickname for someone born on New year’s Day.