┬áPresented below is a listing (with a short description) of the various webpages on this site.  Clicking the underlined link will take you to that page.

Notes to the Reader (and Frequently Asked Questions)
Provides basic information about the material presented in this website and how it was gathered.

What's New?
This page hopes to provide current news of interest to family members.  News about this website will also appear here.

Index of People
Use this index webpage to find any Goodhind, Goodhind spouse or descendant found in this website.

The Name of Goodhind
The information on this page, provided by David Goodhind, suggests several possibilities for the origins of the Goodhind family name.

William Goodhind & Ann Norman
This page provides a good starting point for understanding the history of our family, beginning with our immediate ancestors in England.

The Children of William & Ann
This page lists the 15 children of William and Ann and provides links to pages for several of the children, including the five brothers who immigrated to America.

William Goodhind II
This page presents information an Willam & Ann's eldest son who remained in England. And you can read a narrative about the family from cousin Rev. Malcolm McQueen, a direct descendant.

Henry Goodhind
This page covers the family of William and Ann's 3rd child, one of the first Goodhind pioneers to come to America.

Frederick Goodhind
This page outlines the family of William and Ann's 4th child, a bloodline that will remain forever silent. He came to America with his older brother, Henry.

Mary Ann Goodhind
This page outlines what we know about Mary Ann Goodhind, their 5th child. She married Wiiliam Smith and bore 8 children. She also remained in England.

James Thomas Goodhind
This page covers what had been for a long time a "lost" branch of our family, the genealogy of William and Ann's 6th child, James Thomas, who also immigrated to America but died prematurely at age 39 in a terrible mill accident.

Richard Goodhind
Learn more about William and Ann's 7th child, who fought in the Civil War before joining his brothers again as a papermaker.

Martha Goodhind
William and Ann 9th child, Martha, never left the UK. She bore 10 children to her first husband and later re-married.

Tom Goodhind
Here you can learn about 10th child, Tom Goodhind. Tom also never left the UK. Direct descendant David Goodhind also provides a personal narrative about his family and the Dartford, Kent area.

George Goodhind
This page provides the basics for William and Ann's 11th child, who became a millwright in a family filled with papermakers. George was a lifelong resident of Dartford, England; he married and fathered 5 children.

John Goodhind
Use this page to learn more of John Goodhind, the 13th child of William and Ann and the youngest brother to immigrate to America.

Elizabeth Goodhind
Learn more about Elizabeth Goodhind, the 14th child of William & Ann. She remained in England, married Walter Frederick Martin and had 7 children. Review the photo gallery for this family, as well!

William's Ancestors
The following pages carry the Goodhind family a further 4 generations beyond the days of William & Ann!

John Goodhind & Sarah Bennett
This page provides information about William's parents, John Goodhind and Sarah Bennett.

Richahd Goodhind & Mary Hephes
This page provides infomartion about William's grandparents, Richard Goodhind and Mary Hephes.

Richard Goodhind & Mary Gould
This page provides infomartion about William's great grandparents, Richard Goodhind and Mary Gould.

Richard Goodhind & Ann
This page provides infomartion about William's great-great grandparents, Richard Goodhind (the "Sergemaker") and Ann ____.

The Goodhind - Further Notes
This page provides information on further possible avenues of research into the ancestry and origins of the Goodhind family.

Cousins in England
This page provides historical information about Tom Goodhind, William and Ann's 10th child, and his descendants who remained in England.  Provided to us by present-day cousin David Goodhind.

Alice Marsh Sperl
This page provides information about Alice who put together the first Goodhind genealogy in this country.  If you've never heard about Alice, you should make it a point to read this short historical tribute.

Rose Ida Goodhind Woodruff
A brief historical biography of "Aunt Rose," the hard-working first daughter of Richard Goodhind who lived to be 101 years old. 

Floridian Goodhinds
This page provides information about another branch of the English Goodhind family who entered the United States via Florida in the mid-1800s: William Henry Goodhind (Brown).

About Papermaking
A three-page history of papermaking in England by Ms. Jean Stirk, a papermaking historian.

The Civil War
These pages outline the military service of Richard Goodhind in the American Civil War.

Do you know where he's buried?
This page provides photos of the burial sites for Henry, Frederick, James Thomas, Richard and John Goodhind here in America. Also given are directions in case you'd like to visit the sites yourself.

Berkshire, Hampden & Hampshire Counties
Use this page (and its hyperlinks) to learn more about the three Western Massachusetts counties where the five Goodhind brothers plied their papermaking skills.

Dealing with the Census
This page explains some of the pitfalls of researching family history, particularly the Goodhinds, through the federal census.

5 Brothers in the Census
This page provides federal and state census images for each of the 5 Goodhind brothers who came to America beginning in 1865.

Goodhind Family Reunion 2013
Learn about (or re-live) the 2nd and most recent Goodhind Family Reunion! Review the large photo gallery! You can also read about the previous reunion held in 1999.

Missing Cousins
Using this webpage, we would like to draw attention to the "lost" members of our family.  Hopefully, the information presented here will "ring bells" with someone and help us to re-establish contact with our cousins somewhere in the world.

Family Trees
This page will ultimately have links to family tree genealogy charts that you can download or print.

Other Families
This page will move the reader to genealogical information on families tangential to the Goodhind family.

Woodruff Family Photo Gallery
This page will direct the visitor to a variety of Family Photo Albums.  These album pages are also accessible from the family's unique history section.

Your Authors
Learn something about the authors of this website and their continuing research into our ever-growing family!

Contact Us
Use this page to contact the website authors.


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