HENRY ROBERT GOODHIND was born on August 22, 1834 in Cullompton, Devonshire, England. Also known as ‘Harry,’ he married ELIZA BLEEZE (born at Bromley Heath, England on February 14, 1839) on May 31, 1857 at the Parish Church of Bexley, Kent. The couple entered the Port of New York on June 20, 1859 aboard the ship Rhine, eventually landing in Hartford, CT. Not only did Henry come with his own family, consisting of his wife, Eliza and their 18 month old son, Henry, but also with them was FREDERICK, Henry’s brother, and his young bride of two weeks, ELIZA (née MARTIN).

According to her death certificate, ELIZA (née BLEEZE) GOODHIND was born at Bromley Heath, England on February 14, 1839, and died in Housatonic, MA (a village of Great Barrington) on June 5, 1928; she was 89 years old.

[Aunt Rose seemed to think that Henry had worked at Windsor Locks, CT before moving to Housatonic. Aunt Eliza's death record states that she had lived in Housatonic 68 years. Their home was on the side of an abrupt hill in the center of town. Aunt Rose said Henry came with some cash, which he loaned to the government during the Civil War at good interest. - AMS]

Henry became a naturalized citizen on July 21, 1882 at Superior Court, Berkshire County, Pittsfield, MA. He was a papermaker here in America, as he had been in England. There is a family tradition that the brothers brought with them a papermaking ‘recipe’ that proved very successful for them. Henry died on December 24, 1910 in Housatonic; he was 76 years old. Both he and Eliza are buried in Greenlawn Cemetery in Housatonic.

Henry and Eliza had four children:

A. HENRY CHARLES GOODHIND, also known as "Harry," was born November 28, 1857 in England. Harry immigrated to America with his parents in 1859. He married FANNY A. BREWER (born 1863 in Tyringham, MA) on October 30, 1880 in Great Barrington, MA. Harry became a naturalized citizen on Nov. 26, 1883 at Superior Court, Berkshire County, Pittsfield, MA. Henry moved to Connecticut some time after his marriage and was a papermaker, like his father.
[Henry's greeting to his mother for her birthday was dated Manchester, CT, giving no data whatsoever. - AMS]
Harry died on August 17, 1930 in Manchester, CT from a fractured skull after having been struck by a car while walking on the highway; he was 72. Fanny died on July 21, 1951; she was 88. Harry and Fanny are buried in Buckland Cemetery, Manchester, Hartford County, CT. They had one daughter:
1. BERTHA MAY GOODHIND was born January 3, 1885 in Great Barrington, MA. She never married. Bertha died on November 12, 1956 at the age of 71; she is buried with her parents in Manchester, CT
[I am sure she spent her last days with her cousin Cora (daughter of FREDERICK) in Unionville, CT. - AMS]
B. MARY ANN ("Molly") GOODHIND was born December 4, 1859 in Dalton [Aunt Rose had said Eliza had gone to stay with friends - AMS] and died in Springfield on February 6, 1953 at the age of 93. She married WILLIAM HENRY BROWN (born about 1858 in Stockport, Cheshire, England), who died January 3, 1936; he would have been 78 years old. They lived in Housatonic, just below her parents on the main road. They are both buried in Greenlawn Cemetery in Housatonic.
[Aunt Rose corresponded with an Annie Brown in Wilmslow, Cheshire, England about Molly, and later I took over. Annie wrote that Will was born in Stockport, Cheshire, son of Cain Brown: "They migrated to the U.S. when the cotton famine was very bad in the 60's taking sons John, James and William Henry. They had three more children in America." Mary Ann's son George gave no information in the birthday letter, not even an address. A note in my mother's handwriting stated that his wife was Laura Nicolai, and that in 1916 they had a small daughter. - AMS)
1. GEORGE HENRY BROWN was born in November 13, 1880 and died in Springfield, MA in 1960; he was 79. George was an electrician. He married L. A. LAURA NICOLAI (born May 12, 1883 in Great Barrington) on July 3, 1911 in Great Barrington, MA. Laura died in September 17, 1973 in Worcester, MA; she was 90 years old. They are both buried in Greenlawn Cemetery in Housatonic. Two children:
a. MARY VIRGINA BROWN was born May 25, 1915 and died November 15, 2003 in Holland, MA; she was 88. She married FREDERICK HENKE (born April 22, 1916; died April 17, 2003 in Holland, MA. He was 86.). Five children.

b. RICHARD BRADLEY BROWN was born June 24, 1919. He married IDA ISHERWOOD (born February 4, 1922 in St. Anne, England. After Richard's death, she re-married to CHARLES ALBRECHT, who passed away in 1989.) Richard died July 7, 1970 in Stafford, CT at 51 years of age; Ida died April 25, 2010 in Union, CT at 88. One daughter.
C. WILLIAM GOODHIND was born June 1, 1861 in Housatonic and died May 5, 1936 in Northampton, MA; he was 74. He married ELIZABETH MARY SNYDER on July 15, 1883 in Hinsdale, NY. She was born in Alford (or possibly West Stockbridge) on April 22, 1866 and died October 11, 1948 in West Springfield at the age of 82. William and Elizabeth had four children:
1. MILDRED E GOODHIND was born on April 4, 1897 in Holyoke, MA. She died on August 16, 1897 at 4 months, 12 days old due to "malassimilation" (i.e. a failure of the gastrointestinal system to assimilate nutrients).

2. RUTH HOYT GOODHIND was born December 21, 1897 in Holyoke. She married HARRY L. TRASK of Danvers, MA on July 8, 1918 in Spartanburg, SC. Harry died on August 20, 1971 in Manchester, CT at the age of 75. Ruth passed away in Windsor, Ct on July 18, 1998; she was 100 years old.
a. GERALDINE ELIZABETH TRASK was born July 14, 1921 in Springfield. She married WALTER VIKLINETZ (born September 28, 1918 in East Hartford, CT) on May 6, 1944 in Hartford, CT. In 1994, they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in Windsor, CT. Geraldine passed away on November 15, 1997 at the age of 76; Walter died on October 5, 2003 at the age of 85, both in Windsor. Geraldine and Walter had two children:
3. LESLIE WILLIAM GOODHIND was born in Holyoke on August 11, 1899. On November 24, 1920, he married BEATRICE ELEANOR BARRUS (of Springfield), who had been born in Haydenville on September 6, 1901. Leslie died on July 13, 1990 in Holyoke at the age of 90; Beatrice passed away on March 24, 2003 at the age of 101. Leslie and Beatrice had two children:
a. MARJORIE BEATRICE GOODHIND was born August 4, 1921 in Springfield. She married GEORGE FRANCIS CONDON of Springfield (born August 12, 1917) on April 7, 1945. George died August 16, 1964 at the age of 47; Marjorie passed away in West Springfield at the age of 87 on September 9, 2008. Marjorie and George had three children:
b. ROBERT LESLIE GOODHIND was born April 1, 1926 in Springfield. He married SHIRLEY PATRICIA LOONEY, born April 24, 1925 in Chicopee on June 7, 1947. Bob was a papermaker. Shirley passed away on October 29, 2007 at the age of 82. They had one son:
4. RACHEL MARTIN GOODHIND was born September 3, 1901 in West Springfield. She died in a convalescent home after a long illness on April 26, 1985 in West Springfield. She was 83.
D. ELIZABETH GOODHIND was born October 3, 1862 and died March 29, 1932 at the age of 69, presumably in Housatonic. She married WILLIAM HENRY SNYDER, brother to her brother William's wife, on October 30, 1880. William was born on December 6, 1861 in Ghent, NY and died August 24, 1947 at the age of 85. Records indicate that he and Elizabeth were married in Great Barrington together with Elizabeth’s brother Harry and his wife, FANNY (BREWER). They owned and operated a large general store in Housatonic at the foot of the hill where Elizabeth’s parents Henry & Eliza lived. In the 1920 federal census of Great Barrington, we find William H. Snyder (58), a merchant in a general store, his wife Elizabeth H. (58), a saleslady in a general store. Both she and William are buried in Greenlawn Cemetery in Housatonic. Their three children:
1. LILLIAN AUGUSTA SNYDER was born on June 29, 1882 in Housatonic. She died in Great Barrington at 5 years old on February 19, 1888 due to cholera infantum. She is buried in Housatonic.

2. MAUDE L. SNYDER was born on January 1, 1885 in Housatonic; she died there on January 29, 1983 at the age of 98. She married ATWOOD AMOS GALLUP (born April 22, 1883 in Bulwer, Quebec, Canada) on August 31, 1909. In the 1920 federal census of Main Street, Great Barrington, we find Atwood working as an electrician for an Electric Light Station.
[In my day, they lived with Aunt Eliza in Housatonic. -AMS]
Atwood died there on November 4, 1967 at the age of 84. They are buried in Greenlawn Cemetery in Housatonic. Maude and Atwood Gallup had two children:
a. WILLIAM SYNDER GALLUP was born on November 30, 1910 in Housatonic; he died on November 27, 1996 in Leesburg, FL at the age of 85. He married FRANCES H. SMITH (born June 2, 1910 in St, Albans, VT). Frances died on July 19, 1985 in Housatonic at the age of 75.
[I'm told he operated the family store. - AMS]
Their two daughters:
1) JANE HARRINGTON GALLUP was born January 5, 1949 in Great Barington, MA. She passed away on May 7, 2011 in Windsor, Berkshire County, MA at the age of 62.

b. ELIZABETH MAUDE GALLUP was born on December 20, 1914 in Housatonic, MA. She married HERANT JOHN ADZIGIAN (born on March 2, 1913 in Stoneham, MA) on June 26, 1939 in Great Barrington. Elizabeth died on April 13, 2002 at Grove Nursing Center, Grove, OK at 87; Herant died there on May 17, 2003 at the age of 90. Their two children:
3. BELLE SNYDER was born on January 9, 1888 in Housatonic; she died there at 9 years old on May 6, 1897. She is buried in Greenlawn Cemetery in Housatonic.

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