His parents wre Silas Goodwin [b. Gardiner, ME] and Margaret unknown. Sylvester and Lucy Ann Haskell were wed at Ipswich, Massachusetts on May 24, 1838. He died of heart problem, aged 72 years, 6 months & 21 days.
(sources: gravestone inscription, Vital Records of Ipswich, MA to the end of the year 1849, marriages & Death Records of Ipswich, MA)
In some records first name is spelled: Silvester.