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The Goodwin / Henderson Family Geneaology Trace - AL. GA. WV Updated February 22, 2002
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Rutherford Hayes Goodwin (African-American) born in Rome Ga.in 1876 and died in Charleston WV Oct. 13 1950. Married Margaret Louise Henderson Fairly of Mckinley, Maringo Co. Al., Dec. 23, 1904. Present at the ceremony were Frank Henderson (Margarets brother) and Alice Clayton.(do not know relationship of this person). I have documentation showing that he was a member of the Mosaic Templars of America in 1916 and a member of the UMWA in 1950 district 17 local union number 6713. ss 232-14-6470. His fathers name was Henry and his mothers name was Mary (do not know her maiden name). Other family and friends were: Pheobe R. Henderson - died July 27 1903 Franklin Henderson - died July 10 1908 Benjamin F. Henderson - born Nov. 1868 died Nov.2 1917 Thelma Bayless Goodwin - born July 23, 1916 at Dublin, VA died Oct. 7 1938 at Denmar, WV Daniel Stovall Goodwin - born Sept. 2, 1909 at Kings Hill, Alabama died July 27 1940 at Denmar WV (adopted son) James Benjamin Goodwin - Born. Sept.24, 1911 at Bessamer, Ala. died June 1, 1991 at Flint Michigan.(adopted son)
Looking for information about members of family that may still be alive in the states of Alabama and Georgia and the Eastern panhandle of West Virginia.