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William H. and Lucinda (Null) Goodman, sons Charles H., Joseph G., William J., Clarence , nephew Charles, 1 South 43 West

Michael Null married Eliza Herrington Nov 12, 1832 in Jefferson County, Missouri.

Michael Null, Jr. married Elizabeth Davis, both of Jefferson County, in December 1845.

In 1850 Jefferson County, Missouri, Michel Null is 29, Elizabeth 22, with Lucinda 9 and Sarah M. 1, all born in Missouri.

In 1860 Jefferson County, Michael iis farming, with Elizabeth 30. Sarah M. is 12, Mary E. 9, John F. 7, Martha J. 3,and William J. 1.

William H. Goodman married Miss Lucinda Null March 4, 1858 in Jefferson County, Missouri.
In 1860 St. Clair County, Illinois, Wm . Goodman 45 (Very indistinct - should be 25)and Lucinda 16 have Parmelia 2, born in Missouri.
Michael Null married Evelina Hensell in Franklin County Missouri Feb 25, 1855.

In 1880 Greene County, Iowa, W.H. Goodman is 48, Lucinda 40. They have Willie 18, George 15, Jos 12, Lila 9, H.M. 6, and C.H. 4.
In 1910 Lansing precinct, William H. Goodman is 76, farming, with Lucinda 65. She's had nine children, eight living.


William Henry Goodman Co. E. 26th Ohio Infantry, 1834-1928 is buried in Wray # 63795508.
"William Henry Goodman, father of Charles Henry Goodman of south of Laird died at the home of his son last Wednesday November 24. Funeral services were held last Friday afternoon at the Methodist Church in Wray conducted by Rev. A. M. Carpenter. Interment was in Grandview Cemetery beside his wife, who preceded him in death a year and a half. For the past 12 years Mr. Goodman has lived with his son and during this time he has made many friends in the community. William Henry Goodman was born in Hampshire, England, March 28, 1832 and departed this life November 21, 1928 at the age of 96 years, 8 months, and 3 days. He came to America in 1853 and five years later was married to Lucinda Null in Jefferson County, Missouri. To this union was born eight children, all of whom are living. His wife preceded him in death one and a half year ago. William Goodman lived the greater part of his life in Scranton, Iowa and Colorado. The last 12 years he lived with Charles Goodman, his son, at whose home he passed away. Besides his children he leaves to mourn his departure 28 grandchildren and a number of great grandchildren.."
So is Lucinda (Null) Goodman 1838-1927 # 63795229.
PERNILIA ANN "MILLIE" - one tree said she was born 1859 in Jefferson County, MIssouri, and died in Madison County Nebraska in 1931.
In 1910 Permillia A. Barmon is in Knox County, Nebraska, 50, married to Frank H. Bramon.
Millie 1860-1931 is buried with Frank in Knox County # 27254626.

In 1900 Furnas County, Nebraska, Charles, born June 1875 in Iowa, is married four years to Nellie August 1873 Illinois. Allice was born November 1896 in Colorado, Dewey Sept 1898 Nebraska, and Olive April 1900 Nebraska.
Charles H. Goodman had cash-claimed a quarter in 29, 2S 42W in 1907, near where Joseph L. Goodman had proved up 320 acres in section 28 in 1911.
In 1910 Washington County, Kansas, Charles is 34, Nellie 36, Hallie B. 13, Dewey 11, Mary O. 10, Clarence H. 8, Wallace R. 5, and Clyde 1. The younger kids were all born in Nebraska.
1911 "W.J. Goodman came in Tuesday evening to make a short visit with his brother, C.H. Goodman, of sixteen miles southesast of Wray."
Charles H. Goodman of Laird filed for a homestead in 19, 1S 42W in 1914, witnesses Eddie Morrell, Edward Morrell, George Staras, and William Rife, all of Laird.
1915 "Mr. Chas. Goodman and family are enjoying a visit from Mr. Goodman's sister, Mrs. C.E. McCulloch."
February 1916
Charles registered for WWI with a Laird address, born June 28, 1875, farming, wife Nellie.
1919 "G.W. Goodman of Springfield, Mo. is visiting his brother C.H. Goodman, south of Wray, this week. He is going to Denver and other points before returning home."

1919 "M.S.G. Burkett of Denver was in Wray Saturday and Sunday. WHile here he was the guest of his uncle, C.H. Goodman, whose farm is south of Laird."

In 1920 Charles and Nellie are in Yuma County, with Charles Dewey 21, Clarence 17, Willard P. 15, Clyde L. 11, Mary O, 19. His father William H. 86, born in England, immigrating 1854, naturalized 1913, and mother Lucinda, 76, Missouri are living with them.
1911 "W.H. Goodman of Armel precinct was a passenger east Tuesday evening."
1923 "Dewey Goodman and wife have moved to the Tom Loyd farm several miles south of Wray, wehe they will live in the future.

In 1930 Yuma County, Charles and Nellie have only Clyde L. 21, and grandson Dalton E. Cox, 5.
Charles 1875-1950 is buried in Wray, # 63795106, with Nellie Jane (Hopping) Goodman 1873-1952.


1908 "A dance was given by G.W. Goodman New Year eve. Everybody enjoyed themselves."

1909 Armel items "Mrs. George Goodman is on the sick list and is very low at this writing.
George W. Goodman proved up 120 acres in 29 in 1911, and another 160 acres in 1914. 1912 "Mrs. George Goodman of Laird returned home Fraiday after spending several weeks with her daughter, Mrs. Claude Salisbury, of Montrose, Colorado."

1913 Laird "Mr. and Mrs. George Goodman have sold their property in Laird and will move to their farm south of here."

1919 "Charles H. Goodman and brother, George, left Thursday morning for Denver to visit their sister, Mrs. Lila Egan. Charles will remain in the Capital city a few weeks to rest up before resuming spring work on his farm."

In 1900 Antelope County, Nebraska, William Goodwin is a carpenter, widowed, born March 1861 Missouri, borading with the Arthur Sharder family.
William J. proved up a claim in section 13, 1S 43W and section 18, 1S 42W in 1919, witnesses Clare Dillon, William Rife, Charles Goodman, and Christ Filber, all of Laird.
1911 "Wm. L. Goodman of Fort Morgan filed on a piece of land near the Rosenkrans ranch last Tuesday."
"William Goodman came to Wray yesterday to make final proof on his homestead east of Laird. There is probably not another homestead in the United States as long and as narrow as this one, it being four miles long and in places only two rods wide."

1917 "Mrs. W.J. Goodman who resides on a homestead twelve miles southeast of Wray, left Saturday for Fort Morgan where they have property interest which she will attend to. She expects to be away two weeks."
Loyd Earl Goodman registered for WWI with a Laird address, born April 23m, 1893 at Benkelman, Nebraska, single., farming. " (Loyd Earl Goodman 1893-1994 is buried in Whittier, California # 104726574 mother's maiden name Raney, with Ruby Jane Goodman 1908-1974. Loyd was with John Goodman in 1900 - so he possibly isn't William's son.)

In 1920 Fort Morgan, William is a carpenter, 59, married to Anna H. 56, with Loyd E. 27, born in Nebraska.
In 1930 Fort Morgan, William J. 69, no occupation, and wife (no first name, 66, seamstress born in Wisconsin)
Next household is Loyd E. 36, married to Minnie M. 24, with son Lee,, 1.

William J. Goodman 1861-1937 is buried in Fort Morgan # 72256574. Anna M. Goodman 1863-1953 has the same style of marker # 72256587.
Loyd Goodman is in Fort Morgan in 1940, 47, with Minnie 34, Lee 11, and Louis 8.
Lee is buried in Riverside, California # 110854921 "Lee E. Goodman Passed away February 25, 2012 at Little Sisters of the Poor where he was surrounded by love. He was born October 12, 1928 in Ft. Morgan, Colorado and was a 66-year resident of San Pedro. Lee was a merchant marine for 20 years. He lived on Grand Avenue in San Pedro for many years and spent time as a painter and handyman. He was preceded in death by his parents, Loyd and Mildred, sister, Velma Ann, ex-wife, Ida Mae and son, Ray Goodman. He is survived by his brother, Lewis Goodman"

1909 "Arva Goodman and family and family have moved into the Henry Huddleson residence in West Wray. Mrs. Goodman is a daughter-in-law of Wm. Goodman of near Armel."
1915 Wray "Lloyd Goodman of southeast of town was called to Fort Morgan Saturday by the serious illness of his father."
In 1880 Perry County, Missouri, Elizabeth is two months old, with George B. 23 and Matilda 24. Sister Mary is 2.
Joseph Goodman and Elizabeth, both of Barry County, Missouri, married April 5, 1890 in Barry County.

1908 Joseph L. "Goodeman", Elizabeth Goodman, Earnest Chase and Ethel Cottrell, all of Armel, were witnesses for the claim of Eliza Hopping for a quarter in 29, 2S 42W.
In 1910 Lansing precinct, on the same page as his parents, Joseph L. Goodman is 45, married 20 years to Elizabeth 41. They have Roy 15, Ashley 13 both born in Missouri, Melvin 8 Nebraska, Charles W. 6 Missouri, and Violet E. 3 Colorado.

1912 Armel items "The public sale at J.L. Goodman's was quite well attended and everything was disposed of at a good price."

"J.L. Goodman and family departed for their new home at Aurora, Missouri, Thursday of last week."

1917 "Joe Goodman, formerly of near Armel, but who has been residing in Missouri the past four years, arrived Saturday from Denver and has gone out to his former home at Armel to visit his father and mother and his brother Charles."
In 1920 Springfield, Missouri, Lizzie Goodman is 48, widowed. She has Charlie 18, Missouri and Ethel 13, Colorado.
Roy O. Goodman 1894-1981 is buried in Springfield, Missouri, # 81834803.
Thomas A. (probably Ashley) born May 27, 1896 in Missouri, died March 28, 1968 in San Bernardino County, mother's maiden name Reed.
Tom Ashley Goodman registered for WWI with a Haigler Nebraska address, born May 27, 1896 at Mineral Springs Missouri, working for William Ernest Brown. His card was filed in Cheyenne County, Kansas,.
Melvin Joseph Goodman registered for WWi in Aurora, Missouri, born June 30, 1898, working for the Bradley Mining Company of Aurora. Nearest relative Lizzie Goodman of Aurora.
Melvin is in Ottawa County, Oklahoma in 1920, a lead and zinc miner, boarding iwith John Beaner family One tree said Violet Ethel Goodman married Glen Hayden Runyan and died 1987 in San Bernarding, California.
In 1930 Bell Fourche, South Dakota, Glenn R. is a machinist in a sugar factory, 35, Violet E. 23, with Audenne 6 and Hysler H. 1.
In 1935 the Belle Fourche South Dakota census has Audenne Runyon, 11, born in Nevada ?, father born in Danbury, Iowa, mother in Wray, Colorado.
In 1940 Riverton, Wyoming, Glenn H. is 45, Violet E. 33, Auderne E. 16, and Hysler H. 11.
Violet Ethel (Goodman) Baca has an unknown burial, per # 126150762.
CHARLES - nephew
Charles H. Goodman stock-claimed a tract in 19, 1S 42W in 1921, and proved up a tract, a mile from William's claim. His witnesses were Frank Giles, Charles Morris, Leslie Chase, and Amel Smilth, all of Armel, Colorado.
1908 Armel itmes "Rollis is on the sick list. His father has charge of the mail route while he is sick."

1909 Armel items "Rollie Goodman returned from the Kansas harvest fields, last week, where he has been working for some time past."
1923 "Clarence Goodman of south of Laird is getting about on crutches this week as the result of an injury which he received last week when aheader about which he was working ran over one of his feet."

1922 - Mrs. Chas Cox, formerly Miss Olive Goodman, thanks her friends for flowers and visits for the ten weeks she was at Mercy Hospital in Denver.
Clarence H. Goodman 1902-1985 and Virginia 1905-1985 are buried in Wray.

"Clarence L. Goodman (Junior) was born September 12, 1925 to Clarence H. & Virginia (Walkup) Goodman in Wray, Colorado.
He attended Wray Schools before enlisting in the U.S. Navy in 1944 during World War II. He served as Signal Man on the USS Fond-du-lac in the Pacific until 1946.
Junior married Evelyn Jones on July 25, 1943. They were blessed to celebrate their 70th anniversary this year. To this union were born three children Denny, Judy and Steve.
After serving in the Navy, Junior and Evelyn made their home near Clarksville, Colorado where they farmed before moving to the Wray area. In addition to farming, Junior was an over the road driver for Montgomery Ward for 22 years. After his career with Montgomery Ward, he and Evelyn established Riverside Realty, which they operated until their retirement. "

If anyone knows the relationship between the Salisbury and Goodman families, please let us know.
Claude W. Salisbury married Grace G. Tague April 28, 1907, recorded in Denver.

1909 Laird "Mrs. C.W. Salisbury came down from Denver Thursday to be at the bedside of her mother, Mrs. John Goodman, who is not expected to live."
"Mrs. Grace Salisbury of Denver was called to the bedside of her mother, Mrs. Goodman, who is seriously il."

"Mrs. Goodman's mother arrived Sunday night to be at the bedside of her daughter."
In 1920 Davenport, Iowa, Claude is a building Contractor, 35, with Grace 29 Iowa. Albertina 11 and Aleta 7 were born in Colorado.
Claud Wray Salisbury, born at Creston Iowa to Edward D. Salisbury and Martha Josie Benton, married Sadie Neiderhiser Knapp in Cedar Rapis, Iowa October 2,, 1926.
In 1930 Linn County, Iowa, Claud W. is 45, a building contractor, married to Sadie M. 43, Iowa. HALLIE
1915 "Miss Hallie Goodman of Laird departed last Saturday evening for Illinois, wehre she will visit with an uncle, and will take a course of medical treatments for several weeks."

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