Samuel Goodnight was born 1761 in Germantown, Pennsylvania, United States to Christian Gutknecht (1722-1795) and Maria Grünholtz (1723) and died circa 1839 in Fayette County, Ohio, United States of unspecified causes. He married Magdalena Berkheimer (c1764-aft1830) circa 1785 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. Ancestors are from France, Switzerland.


Offspring of Samuel Goodnight and Magdalena Berkheimer (c1764-aft1830)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Catherine Goodnight (1794) 1794 Montgomery County, Pennsylvania 1870 Jacob Dunham (1795-1865)


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¶ Death
  • Wargs claims only circa 1839. Sun Times doesn't qualify the date.