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Henry Sterling Goodale
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Birth: 1836
Amherst
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1906
Amherst
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA

Born in South Egremont to Chester and Sophia Bushnell Goodale. The Goodale family arrived at Salam, MA 1632. Henry graduated from Williston Academy in South Hampton, MA. Instead of going to Yale, he toured the South and west for over a year. Arriving home he took at teaching position village school. He later became the assistant principle at a Nassau County boarding school. His father, Chester Goodale, owner of a marble quarry in South Egremont, gave him a 700 acre in Mount Washington, MA, which became "Sky Farm".
He married Deborah "Dora" Hill Read on 14 August 1862. Their !st daughter was born in 1863, Elaine. At a young age she became a Poet and would marry Charles Eastman, A native American Medical doctor and Author. In 1866 followed another daughter, Dora, Also an early poet. In 1870 the third daughter, Rose, was born. One of his Poetic masterpieces appeared in Harper's Magazine, Illustrated by Arthur Frost (1851-1928). In 1877 his only son by Dora was born. In 1882 the Goodales separated. Henry moved to New York. He called it "Sky Parlor". It was there Elaine and Charles had their wedding reception. Henry bought the Amherst property, which was destroied by fire in may 1807. Son Robert and Henry rebuilt the cottage and named it Loestone (magnet). 
 
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  Elaine Goodale Eastman (1863 - 1953)*
 
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Burial:
Wildwood Cemetery
Amherst
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: K M
Record added: Apr 23, 2010
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Henry Sterling Goodale
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Rest in peace.
- Joy from Texas
 Added: Dec. 1, 2013
RIP Henry, you are remembered today
- Ellen, Geri Ellen & Barbi Neumann
 Added: Apr. 24, 2010
 
 
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