Carl Owen GOODWIN (my maternal grandfather)

Birth: 18 Jun 1890, Parker Heights, Yakima, WA

Death: 10 Mar 1954, Tacoma, WA

Burial: 17 Mar 1954, Tacoma, WA

Occupation: Manager Of Sporting Goods Dept, Engers Hardware Store, Tacoma WA

Religion: Protestant

Father: John Wesley GOODWIN (1843-1924)

Mother: Catherine Rebecca "Kate" IRBY (1852-1950)

Marriage: 1 Aug 1916, First Presbyterian Church, Butte MT


Cora Marion POLLEY (my maternal grandmother)

Birth: 26 May 1892, Aitkin County, MN

Death: 8 Feb 1969, Shelton, WA

Burial: Tacoma, WA

Occupation: Clerk @ Enger's Hardware Store On South Tacoma Way In Tacoma, WA

Education: Attended Tacoma High School Until 1910, Graduated Everett High School 1912

Religion: Protestant

Father: Robert Bruce POLLEY (1852-1941)

Mother: Margaret Jane STEVENSON (1858-1945)


1 F: Twila Avonne GOODWIN (my mother)

Birth: 24 Jun 1917, Anaconda, Deer Lodge County, MT

Death: 20 Oct 1992, Olympia, Thurston County, WA

Spouse: Morgan Emsley BRASSFIELD

Marriage: 9 Oct 1935, Sunnyside, Kittitas County, WA

Spouse: Francis H. "Fran" FLERCHINGER

Marriage: 22 Mar 1972, Reno, Washoe County, NV

2 F: Dorothy Avenill GOODWIN

Birth: 11 Nov 1921, Yakima County, WA

Death: 21 Nov 1981, Olympia WA

Spouse: Harold Adair MULKEY

Marriage: June 3, 1941, Boise, Ada County, ID

Spouse: James Edwin ANDERSON

Marriage: 19 Nov 1949, Olympia, Thurston County, WA

Notes for Carl Owen GOODWIN

A real fisherman. Held the State of Washington record for salmon on a flyrod. Was always fishing. Also hunted often. Also was Stores Manager at Western States Hospital in Steilacoom.

For many years Carl with the Manager Of Sporting Goods Dept, Engers Hardware Store, Tacoma WA. He became quite well known among sportsmen and fishermen.

1920 WA Census: Carl age 29, with wife Cora age 27, daughter Twila, age 2?. Parker Precinct, Yakima.

1930 United States Federal Census > Washington > Pierce > Steilacoom > District 87

1910 WA Census: Carl O 19 WA Yakima North Yakima W5 288 257B 100

U.S. Census > 1910 United States Federal Census > Washington > Yakima > N Yakima Ward 5 > District 288

1900 WA Census, Carl. Age 10 shown "at school". Living with parents, Yakima County, Parker district, page 51B.

Registered for the Draft for WWI in Anaconda, Deer Lodge County MT on June 5, 1917, Shows occupation as Deputy Sheriff for Deer Lodge County. Shows medium height, medium build, brown hair, blue eyes.

Lived at 202 West Park? Anaconda MT

Married in Butte Montana, was there with nephew Chester Edward Goodwin.

Military Records > World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 > Montana > Deer Lodge County > 0 > Draft Card G, Deer Lodge County, MT, age 27

Notes for Cora Marion POLLEY

Was teaching school near Yakima, WA when she met Carl Goodwin and they married in Butte Montana. How and why they were there is subject of research. Daughter Twila was born in Anaconda, MT. Cora was a twin to sister Dora. Shown on the 1920 Census, age 27 with daughter Twila, age 2.5, husband Carl, age?.      539-09-4725

1930 United States Federal Census > Washington > Pierce > Steilacoom > District 87

Worked for Enger Hardware in South Tacoma for many years, where husband Carl was manager of the sporting goods department.

Lived in a small apartment on South Tacoma way about two blocks from Enger Hardware for many years.

Died in a nursing home near Shelton WA, near her twin sister’s home.

Had seven grandchildren and several great grandchildren, all lived in the Olympia area.

Carl Owen Goodwin and Cora Marion Polley

Carl Owen Goodwin Line

                                                                   Twila Avonne      Dorothy Avenill       Back

  Cora & Carl w/large steelhead                           Carl with several large trout                                          Carl in his sporting goods department

      Carl, Cora & Friends w/some nice fish                            

Wedding Announcement Sent Out by the Polley Family

The two Daughters of Carl & Cora Goodwin

Dorothy on the left, Twila on the right.

Twila Avonne      Dorothy Avenill       Back