'Goodman2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Goodman of Blaston, Goodman of Chester, Goodman of Easton
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Hugh Goodman of Chester (a 1452)
m. Emma Warton (dau/heir of Richard Warton son (by Agnes, dau of William de Millington) of John)
1. William Goodman (a 1452)
  A. Richard Goodman (a 1497)
  i. Hamlet Goodman (a 1504)
  m. _ Southworth (dau/heir of John Southworth, alderman of Chester)
a. William Goodman of Chester (a 1536)
  m. Alice Grosvenor (dau of Rafe Grosvenor of Chester)
  (1) Adam Goodman (a 1542)
  (A) William Goodman (a 1580, 'alderman of Chester')
  m. Margaret Brereton (dau of Sir William Brereton)
  (i) Ursula Goodman
  m. Sir Thomas Moston (Mostyn) (d 05.02.1617)
  (B) Christopher Goodman ('a divine')
  (i) George Goodman
  (2) John Goodman
  m. Alice Sampson
  (A) William Goodman of Rushdon, Hertfordshire
  Visitation (Hertfordshire) identifies Williams as wife as Anne, dau/heir of ... Litlebery. Visitation (Cheshire, 1580, Goodman of Chester) identifies her as ...
  m. Anne Newce (dau of _ Newce of Littlebery)
  (i) William Goodman of Rushdon
(ii) John Goodman of Comberlow Green, Hertfordshier
  (a) _ Goodman
  (b) Anne Goodman
  m. John Whitgifte of Curleys at Clavering
  (iii)+ other issue - Henry, Edward, Lucy
  (3) Rafe Goodman (a 1550)
  (4) Jane Goodman possibly fits here
  m. Ralph Aldersey of Picton (alderman of Chester)
  b. Rafe Goodman



Descended from the Goodmans of Chester was ...
William Goodman of Easton iuxta Wenham
1. William Goodman of Easton 'of Goadby, Leicestershire'
  A. William Goodman of Easton
  B. Anna Goodman
  m. Valentine Hartop of Burton Lazers (d 1633)
2. Laurence Goodman of Blaston, Leicestershire
  A. Everard Goodman of Blaston (a 1619)
  m1. Elizabeth Whalley (dau of Ralph Whalley of Norton iuxta Galby)
  i. William Goodman of Blasby (Blaston) (a 1619, d c1640)
Visitation identifies William's wife as Margaret, dau of John Pratt of Kethorp. Nichols identifies her as ...
  m. Margaret Ryatt (dau of John Ryatt of Keythorpe)
  a. Everard Goodman (b 1612, d 1687)
  m. Frances Burton (dau of Sir Thomas Burton of Stokerston, Bart)
  (1) Everard Goodman (d unm 1702)
  (2) Valentine Goodman 'of Baston' (b 1644, d 06.02.1684-5)
  m. Elizabeth Barker (dau of Abel Barker of Hambleton)
  (3) Frances Goodman (d 1707)
  m. Humfrey Michell (d 1722, m2. Elizabeth Stretton)
  (A)+ issue - Edward (b 1683, d 1684), Frances (b 1678, d 1700), Mary (b 16479), Anne (b 1681), Jane (b 1685)
  b.+ other issue (a 1619) - John (b c1614), William (b c1617, d c1675), Elizabeth, Mary
  ii. Lawrence Goodman of Medbourn (Medborne), Leicestershire
  m. Elizabeth Whalley (dau of William Whalley of Norton Galby)
  a. Lawrence Goodman (b 1617, d 1667)
  (1) John Goodman (b c1683, d 1727)
  m. Mary Lester of Braybrook
  (A) Frances Goodman (b c1702,m d 1744)
  m. John Hall
  (B) Prudence Goodman (b c1706, d 1753)
  m. William Dexter (b c1708, d 1762)
  (C) Elizabeth Goodman (b c1707, d 1739)
  m. Thomas Chamberlain of Arnsby
  (i) Elizabeth Chamberlain (b c1729, d 1754)
  m. William Brown of Skeffington
  (D) Anne Goodman (b 1709)
  m1. _ Marston
  m2. _ Redhouse
  (i) Elizabeth Redhouse
(E)+ other issue - John (b c1713, d 1768), Mary (b c1698, d 1721-2), Jane (b c1704, d 1767)
  m2. Elizabeth Fisher (dau of Octavius Fisher of Threkingham)
  iii. John Goodman of Blaston (d 1668)
  m. Jane Hales (d 1667, dau of_ Hales of Newhouse)
  a. Elizabeth Goodman
  iv.+ other issue - George, Valentine (daughter), Frances
  B. Margaret Goodman
  m. Ambrose Bent of Cosby
  C. Anna Goodman
  m. Edmond Sawier (Sawyer) of Kettering (d 1639)
3.+ other issue - Richard, John, Thomas

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Hertfordshire, 1572+1634, Appendix II, 'Goodman of Rushdon')
(2) For lower section (reviewed & expanded 20.03.23 using Nichols) : Visitation (Leicestershire, 1619, 'Goodman'), 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John NichoÏs, vol 2, part 2, 1798, 'Pedigree of Blaston and Easton', p455)
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