Plinny Brit Goodell

M, (27 March 1827 - 7 November 1863)
Father-Biological*Harvey Goodell b. 9 Jul 1792, d. 3 Jul 1866
Mother-Biological*Anna Sherman b. 27 Jun 1796, d. 9 Aug 1875
Last Edited=11 Jul 2022
Plinny Brit Goodell
     Plinny Brit Goodell was born on 27 March 1827 at Monroe, Massachusetts. He was the son of Harvey Goodell and Anna Sherman.

Plinny Brit Goodell, age 21, married Olive Irena Whitcomb, age 19 on 10 September 1848 at Readsboro, Vermont.

1. Olive Irena Goodell (1849-1918.)

Plinny Brit Goodellappeared on the US Census of 1850 in the household of Harvey Goodell and Anna Sherman at Monroe, Massachusetts.1 According to the Federal Census in 1850, Plinny was a farmer.1

Plinny Brit Goodell, age 34, married Elizabeth Rouse on 5 September 1861 at Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois. Plinny Brit Goodell was killed on 7 November 1863 at Illinois at age 36 in an accident on the job. The bridge tenders were engaged in swinging a railroad bridge in a high wind, making the job quite difficult. He was braced against the lever with his shoulder. When a lull in the wind let the bridge swing free so suddenly that he lost his balance and fell thirty feet to the river bank below. He struck the bank with his head fracturing it, and causing a speedy death.


  1. Census Bureau. 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Provoi, Utah: Operations, 2009.