Excerpted from:  The Goodwins of Hartford Connecticut; James Junius Goodwin; Brown and Gross Hartford Conn. 1891.

CROMWELL GOODWIN (Joseph, Charles, Abraham, Nathaniel, William, Ozias), born in Litchfield, Conn., May 17, 1783; married in Litchfield, September 24, 1804, IRENE THOMPSON, who was born August 30, 1782.  Soon after his marriage Cromwell settled in East Bloomfield, Ontario County, New York, where he resided until after 1823.  In 1831 he had become a resident of Oakland County, Michigan, and died at Detroit, September 16, 1862.  He was a soldier in the war of 1812, and stationed at Buffalo.  By trade a mason. His wife, Irene (Thompson) Goodwin, died February 8, 1851.

                                  CHILDREN.

         I.   ESTHER,       b. Sept. 18, 1805; m. Gervase D. Phelps.
         II.   SHELDON,      "  Dec.   9, 1807; d. Mar. 17, 1808.
         III.  HARRIET,      "  July  10, 1809; d. Aug. 14, 1826.
         IV.   SAMUEL BLOIS, "  Jan.   9, 1812; m. Lucy O. Rouse.
          V.    LEVI,         "  Apr.  27, 1814; d. Jan. 19, 1815.
         VI.   CHARLES,      "  Oct.   8, 1816; m. Rebecca J. Yates.
        VII.  SETH,         "  June  27, 1819; m. 1. Polly M. Haight. 2. Maria M. Smith.
        VIII. LYDIA,        "  Sept. 11, 1821; m. 1. Henry Sillman. 2. (???) Briggs.
          IX.   MARY,         "  May   10, 1824; d. May 10, 1824.

        ESTHER GOODWIN (Cromwell, Joseph, Charles, Abraham, Nathaniel, William, Ozias), born in Litchfield, Conn., September 18, 1805.  A few months after her birth her parents removed to East Bloomfield, Ontario County, New York, and in 1824 to Michigan, settling at Royal Oak, Oakland County.  She married, January 7, 1829, GERVASE DWIGHT PHELPS, born in Windsor, Conn., June 8, 1800, son of Zarah and Miriam (Roby) Phelps.  Gervase D. Phelps removed when a young boy to North Becket, Mass., and at the age of eighteen began teaching school in Vermont and New York, going to Michigan in 1825.  Here he followed the trade of a carpenter and joiner, and died at Royal Oak, August 10, 1846.  Esther (Goodwin) Phelps died September 25, 1836.

       SAMUEL BLOIS GOODWIN (Cromwell, Joseph, Charles, Abraham, Nathaniel, William, Ozias), born in East Bloomfield, Ontario County, New York, January 9, 1812; removed with his parents to Michigan in 1824, and settled on a farm near Royal Oak, Oakland County.  He married, March 10, 1833, LUCY OLIVE ROUSE, born in Lyons, Wayne County, New York, June 26, 1814, daughter of Abraham and Lydia (Wright) Rouse.  Samuel B. Goodwin died December 13, 1878. His widow, Lucy O. (Rouse) Goodwin died June 22, 1881.



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