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.

Ministry

John was President of the Canadian PM Conference in 1882.

Family

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.

Circuits

  • 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

References

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

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