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GOODRICH Willie Benjamin, Sr.

GOODRICH Willie Benjamin, Sr.

Male 1895 - 1974

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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  15 Dec 1895  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1910  Guilford, Surry, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1910 United States Federal Census
      about Jefferson D Goodrich
      Name:Jefferson D Goodrich          
      Age in 1910:49          
      Birth Year:1861          
      Birthplace:Virginia          
      Home in 1910:Guilford, Surry, Virginia          
      Race:White          
      Gender:Male          
      Relation to Head of House:Head [Self (Head)]          
      Marital Status:Married          
      Spouse's Name:Lottie Goodrich          
      Father's Birthplace:Virginia          
      Mother's Birthplace:Virginia          
      Household Members:NameAge               
      Jefferson D Goodrich 49               
      Lottie Goodrich 30               
      Willie Goodrich 14               
      Mirtie Goodrich 11               
      Florce Goodrich 6               
      Reuth Goodrich 1 6/12 [1               


    Military Service  22 Sep 1917  [1
    US Army, Various locations, WW II 
    • Camp Lee and France. 80th Div, 318th Infantry, Co. H and was a PFC. Spent 8 months at Camp Lee and 12 months in France. Inducted at Surry Court House. He was in battle in the Argonne Forest (7/28/1918). He was discharged from Camp Lee on Jun 4, 1919.
    Occupation  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Reference Number  306 
    Religion  Methodist  [3
    Buried  May 1974  Burrowsville, Prince George, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died  29 May 1974  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: his lungs were weakened from the pneumonia suffered from the exposure in the ditch. 
    Notes 
    • Owned a service station on Rt.10 in Burrowsville (still there). He was robbed and tied up and gagged with a baseball cap in his mouth and dropped in a drainage ditch that ran into a creek across the road. He survived and stayed in business a couple of years before his health deteriorated and then died several years late; his lungs were weakened from the pneumonia suffered from the exposure in the ditch.

      ACCORDING TO HIS SON, WILLIE JR. , HE WAS BORN IN THE CARSLEY SECTION OF SURRY COUNTY.
    Person ID  I853  Booth Family
    Last Modified  22 Aug 2013 

    Father  GOODRICH Jefferson Davis,   b. 22 Jun 1861, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1923, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  HARRISON Lottie Baird,   b. 22 Jan 1877,   d. 1 May 1964, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  19 Feb 1895  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F230  Group Sheet

    Family  PRICE Virginia,   b. 14 Oct 1909, Elberon, Surry, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 2009, Hopewell, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1930  Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Family Source
    Children 
     1. GOODRICH Willie Benjamin, Jr.,   b. 15 Mar 1933, Burrowsville, Prince George, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 2005, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  11 Feb 2006 
    Family ID  F303  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Guilford, Surry, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1930 - Washington, DC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - May 1974 - Burrowsville, Prince George, VA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Goodrich: Willie B. (Sr.)
    Goodrich: Willie B. (Sr.)
    WW-I War Record

    Documents
    Goodrich: Willie Benjamin Goodrich
    Goodrich: Willie Benjamin Goodrich
    WW-I Draft Registration card
    Goodrich: William B.
    Goodrich: William B.
    WW-II Draft Card

    Headstones
    Goodrich: Willie Benjamin Goodrich, Sr.
    Goodrich: Willie Benjamin Goodrich, Sr.
    Tombstone at Brandon Church

  • Sources 
    1. [S260] Military Service Record, Military Service Record, On file at Library of Va (Reliability: 4).
      War History Commission, State of Virginia, Military Service Record

    2. [S260] Military Service Record, Military Service Record, Listed as farmer on his military papers- see photos (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S260] Military Service Record, Military Service Record.

    4. [S193] Tombstone.


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