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John Lester Goodwin
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Birth: Apr. 1, 1882
Doddridge County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 20, 1931
Harrison County
West Virginia, USA

John Lester Goodwin was a son of William G Goodwin and Samantha Bonnell-Goodwin born in Doddridge County, West Virginia April 1, 1882.

John married May 26, 1902 to Mary Artha Dodd.

West Virginia Marriage Record:
Name: Mary Artha Dodd
Gender: Female
Birth Date: abt 1885
Birth Place: Harrison County, West Virginia
Age: 17
Spouse's Name: John Goodwin
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Age: 21
Spouse Birth Place: Doddridge, West Virginia
Marriage Date: 26 May 1902
Marriage Place: Harrison, West Virginia
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Ethnicity: Canadian
Father's Name: Thos Dodd
Mother's name: Susan Dodd
Spouse Father's Name: Wm Goodwin
Spouse Mother's Name: Samantha Goodwin

The 1930 US Census for Coal, Harrison County, West Virginia list the family:

John L Goodwin 49
Mary Goodwin 41
Fred F Goodwin 26
Howard B Goodwin 22
Carl B Goodwin 20
Helen M Goodwin 16
Paul E Goodwin 13
Mary W Goodwin 11
Genevieve Goodwin 3

Two of their daughters Mary and Genevieve would grow up and marry two Wolverton brothers, Everett and Howard also from Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia.

John was a coal miner and Mary was a mother and homemaker.

West Virginia Death Record-
Detail no. 10291 (1931)
Date 1931
Other information - West Virginia State Death Certificate no. 10291

(1931) - John Lester Goodwin male, married, laborer; died 20 Aug 1931 @ 49/50y 4m 19d 21st Street, Clarksburg, Coal District, Harrison County, West Virginia; residence 21 Street, Clarksburg, WV; (25 yrs); born 1 Apr 1882 WV; spouse Mary Dodd; father William Goodwin b. WV; mother Sarah Bunnell b. WV; informant Fred Goodwin; buried 22 Apr 1931 Davisson Run Cemetery; filed 24 Aug 1931.
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  Mary Artha Dodd Goodwin (1885 - 1963)*
*Calculated relationship
Davisson Cemetery
Harrison County
West Virginia, USA
Maintained by: Lorraine Harris Bailey
Originally Created by: Betty Jean Wolverton-Dwy...
Record added: Jun 19, 2012
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John Lester Goodwin
Added by: Betty Jean Wolverton-Dwyer/George
John Lester Goodwin
Added by: Betty Jean Wolverton-Dwyer/George
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