Goodwin Notes of Interest
Mary Rebecca Brooks, wife of Davis A. Brooks, died 11-16-1917 at the residence of 1451 Cooper St., age 77 years old. Had been ill for a while. Funeral services conducted at residence. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. Survivors-one son, James Brooks, two daughters, Mrs. C. M. Hardy and Mrs. Jacob Goodwin.
2-3-1921 - February term of city court, following are named on solicitors docket for today.
Bubber Goodwin - Concealed Weapon, Drunk on Public Highway, Pistol with out License
Jacob Goodwin - Cheating and Swindling (TAC)
4-4-1925 - E. L. Goodwin, Bamberg, S.C. charged with the murder of Jacob Goodwin in the lower part of the county several years ago. E. L. Goodwin was tried and convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to six years. (TAC)
9-25-1925 - Bamberg, S.C. - Jacob Goodwin of Smoaks, named as the winner of the Bamberg Chapter U.D.C. Scholarship to Carlisle School which he is awarded to a descendant of Confederate Veteran regularly by the local chapter, W. G. Kirkland of Bamberg is named as alternate. (TAC)
Jacob Goodwin, as father and next friend of Louie Wayne Goodwin, 5 year of Augusta, Ga., filed suit in Superior Court against Leroy Harris seeking $10,000 damages for injuries when the youth suffered after being struck by an automobile driving my Mr. Harris. Accident happened on October 26, 1931. Child was standing five feet off Milledgeville, Rd., he was hit and dragged 250 feet and his left leg was injured. Charges against Mr. Harris driving carelessly and recklessly. The verdict was signed, October 27, 1931, awarding $1,500 damages. (TAC)
Property transfers - 1-3-1935 - for a consideration of 1,000, John R. Griner and Richard A. Oellerich transferred to Jacob Goodwin, a tract of land containing 85 acres located in the 121st Militia District. (TAC)
Jacob E. Asheford, 2411 1/2 Cummings Rd., died 2-11-1940 - Elliotts Funeral Home in charge. Interment West View Cemetery - age 77, illness of one month. A native of Augusta, husband of the late Lizzie Goodwin Asheford - survived by one son, Lawson Goodwin, Belair; one step daughter, Mrs. Will Maddox, Ellenton, Ga., one grandchild, Jacob Goodwin, Grovetown. (TAC)
9-25-1955 - Jacob Goodwin injured when his automobile went out of control for 315 feet and crashed into a ditch on Barton Chapel Rd. near the Ga Railroad Crossing. Goodwin received forehead cuts. He was charged with reckless driving and not having a state drivers license. He was going down the wrong lane before side swiping an approaching vehicle driving by W. T. Knox, age 55. (TAC)
Abstracted from: The Augusta Chronicle (TAC)
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