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James Alvin Goodwin
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Birth: Dec. 4, 1881
Arkansas, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 1963
DeKalb County
Georgia, USA

El Dorado Daily News-20 Aug. 1963-"James A. Goodwin Sr.-James A. Goodwin Sr., former El Doradoan, drowned Sunday afternoon in a boating accident on a lake at his home in Decatur, Ga. It is understood that the boat overturned dumping Mr. Goodwin and his grandson in the water. The boy was not injured. A former El Dorado businessman, Mr. Goodwin was the son of the late Hugh Walter and Mary Ida Langford Goodwin. Survivors include his widow; three sons, J.A. Goodwin Jr. of Washington, D.C., Hugh Goodwin of Atlanta, Ga, Neal Goodwin of Florida; three daughters, Mrs. Lyle Alexander and Mrs. Nan Goodwin of Washington, D.C., and Mrs. Caroline Goodwin of Atlanta, Ga.; four sisters, Mrs. J.B. Wharton Sr., Mrs. Nat T. Dyer, Mrs. H.M. Geren and Miss Alta Goodwin, all of El Dorado; 14 grandchildren and a number of great grandchildren. Funeral services have been announced for Tuesday in Decatur."

Son of Hugh Walter Goodwin [13 April 1851-8 August 1930] {Memorial# 14000654} and Mary Ida (Langford) Goodwin [15 July 1854-3 August 1939] {Memorial# 14000648}.

Spouses of James Alvin Goodwin: (1) Nina Bartlett [7 September 1877-25 September 1923]; (2) Elizabeth Odessa King [about 1899-?]; (3) Wilma Kathryn Adams [3 May 1904-13 May 1990] {Memorial# 98025363}.

Children of James Alvin Goodwin and Nina (Bartlett) Goodwin: (1) Helen B. (Goodwin) Alexander [20 November 1905-5 November 2002] {Memorial# 98024841}; (2) James "Jack" Alvin, Jr. [15 November 1907-23 September 1998]; (3) Nina "Nan" B. (Goodwin) Gindlesperger [16 June 1918-5 August 2010].

Children of James Alvin Goodwin and Wilma Kathryn (Adams) Goodwin: (1) Hugh Goodwin [13 December 1930-?]; (2) Wilma Carolyn (Goodwin) Pittman [23 November 1932-?]; (3) Walter Neil Goodwin [25 January 1940-?]. 
 
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 Parents:
  Hugh Walter Goodwin (1851 - 1930)
  Mary Ida Langford Goodwin (1854 - 1939)
 
 Spouse:
  Wilma Kathryn Adams Goodwin (1904 - 1990)
 
 Children:
  Helen B. Goodwin Alexander (1905 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Walter Langford Goodwin (1876 - 1948)*
  Rose Garland Goodwin Thompson (1877 - 1956)*
  James Alvin Goodwin (1881 - 1963)
  William Jarvis Goodwin (1886 - 1932)*
  Alta Goodwin (1890 - 1980)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Decatur Cemetery
Decatur
DeKalb County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Richard Shedenhelm
Record added: Sep 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98024392
James Alvin Goodwin
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James Alvin Goodwin
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James Alvin Goodwin
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