OBIT - GOODWIN, Silas, 1942

Anyone know who his parents are and names of his three wives?


Cadman's Corner, May 30 - The death of Mr. Silas GOODWIN occurred on
Tuesday, April 28th, at 4:30 p.m., at the home of his son, Mr. Arthur
Goodwin with whom he had resided for the past two months. The late Mr.
Goodwin was 76 years of age and had been married three times. His third
wife passed away sixteen years ago. Mr. Goodwin is survived by five
sons, Arthur T., Little Shemogue, N.B.; Walter W., Debert, N.S.; Abner
S., Halifax, N.S.; Merritt, New Scotland, N.B.; Floyd and Fred,
Somewhere in England and one daughter, Beatrice, of Fredericton, N.B.;
one brother, Wesley, Port Elgin, N.B.; also twenty-one grandchildren and
six great-grandchildren. The funeral was held at the home of his son,
Arthur, on Thursday afternoon at 3.30 and was conducted by Rev. E.
Lockhart. The hymns sung were "The Lord's My Shepherd", "Lead Kindly
Light", and a solo "My Mother's Prayers" was rendered by Mr. Connolly.
The pallbearers were Arthur and Walter, sons, Charles Brown, John
Simpson, Andrew Harvie and Albert Walton. Interment was in the family
lot at Fernwood Cemetery, Port Elgin. Those who attended the service
from outside points were son Walter, Debert, N.S., Mr. and Mrs. Charles
L. Brown and family, East Mapleton, N.S., granddaughter Mae, Cape
Tormentine, N.B. and friends from Port Elgin and Chapman's Corner.
Other members of the family were unable to be present.

From the Sackville Tribune Newspaper, dated Monday, 1 June 1942, page 4.