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Goodnough House, South St., circa 1884
Addressed today as 15 Alberta Rd. The front of the house is facing South St., it is one of the oldest houses in Brookline that still stand, built circa 1820. It was owned by Xanthus Henry Goodnough, Sr. A highly speculative list of the people shown based on the known family members:
  • Randolph Goodnough (1869 1945), youngest son
  • Benjamin Franklin Goodnough (1862 1937), middle of three sons
  • Kate Harley Goodnough (1837 1909), mother
  • Xanthus Henry Goodnough, Sr. (1827 1905), father


[Courtesy of the Digital Commonwealth (CC BY-NC-ND). From the Brookline Photograph Collection published by the Public Library of Brookline]