Goodloe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The Goodloe name comes from the Middle English words "gode," meaning "good," and "ladde," or "lad," meaning "a servant;" as such, it was likely originally a nickname for a trusted servant, which was later taken on as a surname.

Early Origins of the Goodloe family

The surname Goodloe was first found in Yorkshire where in 1301 the Subsidy Rolls of Yorkshire list Robert Godelad as holding lands at that time. Years later, William Goodlad was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Cumberland in 1332. William Goodland was listed in Yorkshire in 1464. [1]

Important Dates for the Goodloe family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goodloe research. Another 202 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1491, 1645, 1510, 1600, 1437, 1576, 1639 and 1620 are included under the topic Early Goodloe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Goodloe Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Goodlet, Goddlett, Goodley, Goodly, Goodlad, Goodlat, Goodlatt, Goodlatte, Goodlegh, Gudlad, Goodleigh, Goodlaw, Guidlaw, Guidlad and many more.

Early Notables of the Goodloe family (pre 1700)

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Goodloe migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Goodloe Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • George Goodloe, who landed in Virginia in 1666 [2]
Goodloe Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Hart Goodloe, aged 28, who arrived in America, in 1903
  • Henriette Goodloe, aged 22, who arrived in America, in 1903
  • Mrs. Paul T. Goodloe, aged 44, who arrived in America from London, in 1903
  • Ethel M. Goodloe, aged 60, who arrived in America, in 1905
  • Green Clay Goodloe, aged 22, who arrived in America, in 1905
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Goodloe (post 1700)

  • John Mills Goodloe (1858-1942), American Republican politician, Member of the Virginia Senate (1916-1920) [3]
  • William Cassius Goodloe III (1919-1997), American jurist, Chief Justice of the Washington Supreme Court from 1985 to 1988
  • Hart Goodloe (1875-1954), American surgeon in the First World War, inspiration for the 2007 novel "Goodloe-Blood Stains the Fury of the Coming Storm" by Patrick Bauer
  • J. Mills Goodloe (b. 1971), American film producer, screenwriter, director and actor
  • Rev. Don Speed Smith Goodloe (1878-1959), African American teacher who pioneered racial integration in the Unitarian church, the first Principal of the Maryland Normal and Industrial School at Bowie for the Training of Colored Youth (Bowie State University)
  • Paul Goodloe, American television meteorologist for The Weather Channel (TWC)
  • Paul Goodloe McIntire (1860-1952), American stock broker, investor, and philanthropist
  • Robert Goodloe Harper (1765-1825), American politician, Representative from South Carolina, 1795-1801; Member of Maryland State Senate, 1819-20 [4]

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Citations

  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2014, June 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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