Goodman, John (1831-1909)
John was born on 1 December 1831 at Southam, Warwickshire, to parents William Goodman and Elizabeth Band. He was baptised on 1 January 1832 at Southam. William worked on the land. The 1851 census shows that John worked the land before becoming a minister.
John was President of the Canadian PM Conference in 1882.
John married Emma Powell (1835-1910) in early 1855 at Southam. Census returns identify two children.
- Henry (b1855) – a manufacturer (1911)
- Walter (b1870) – a book-keeper (1894)
John died on 2 July 1909 at Orangeville, Ontario, Canada.
- 1860 Galt (Canada)
- 1861 Grand River
- 1863 Orangeville
- 1866 Toronto
- 1868 Bowmanville
- 1870 Etobicke
- 1872 Malton
- 1873 Markham
- 1874 Montreal
- 1876 London
- 1879 Hamilton
- 1882 disappears
W Leary , Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits , 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers
J Cooper Antliff, Centennial of Canadian Methodism