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Goodell, William, 1792-1867

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1792 - 1867

William Goodell was born on February 14, 1792 in Templeton, Massachusetts. He attended Dartmouth College in 1816. Goodell graduated from the Andover Theological Seminary in 1820, Hamilton College in 1854 and also attended Rutgers University. After attending medical lectures, he traveled as an agent of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) and visited its Cherokee and Choctaw missions. He was ordained in 1822 and travelled to the Middle East where he established the Beirut mission with Isaac Bird. Goodell then began the study of Armenian and in 1831 published his first version of the Armeno-Turkish New Testament, after which he moved to Constantinople to inaugurate a mission to the Armenians. Until his retirement in 1865, Goodell also played a major role in the Turkey mission. Goodell died on February 18, 1867 in Philadelphia.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Absalom Peters letter

Mss 816555
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 816555
Overview In English.

Caleb Chase letter

Mss 819262
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 819262
Overview In English.

Daniel Temple letter

Mss 816671
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 816671
Overview In English.

Francis Brown letter

Mss 817580
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 817580
Overview In English.

Francis Danforth letter

Mss 817615.4
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 817615.4
Overview In English.

William Goodell letter

Mss 814611.3
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 814611.3
Scope and Contents Three-page letter in sermon form from William Goodell at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire to Miss Persis Goodale, includes envelope. (Photocopy)

William Goodell letter

Mss 815614.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 815614.1
Overview In English.

William Goodell letters

MS-1389
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1389
Overview William Goodell (1792-1867), minister. Dartmouth College Class of 1817. The collection contains letters to his cousins and uncle.