John Godfrey
(1817-1886)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Matilda Myers Ness

John Godfrey 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 29 Oct 1817, , , PA 3 5
  • Marriage (1): Matilda Myers Ness
  • Died: 11 May 1886, , York, PA at age 68 3
  • Buried: Loganville: Codorus Church of the Brethren Cemetery, York, PA 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1860 in Springfield Twp., York, PA. 5 John Godfrey, farmer, 43, was living with Matilda, 33; Martin, 13; Charles, 9; Ellen 5. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. John's real estate was valued at $3000 and personal estate at $500.

2. He appeared on the census in 1870 in Springfield Twp., York, PA. 1 John Godfrey, farmer, 40, was living with Matilda, 32; Martin, 23; Charles, 19; Ellen 14. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. John's real estate was valued at $5000 and personal estate at $3000.


John married Matilda Myers Ness. (Matilda Myers Ness was born on 30 Jul 1828 in Springfield Twp., York, PA,3 5 died on 16 Apr 1881 in , York, PA 6 and was buried in Loganville: Codorus Church of the Brethren Cemetery, York, PA 6.)


Sources


1 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, York County, Springfield Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1469 Page: 307.

2 Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (Ancestry.com. Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 301. Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Glen Rock, PA.

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=52543803.

4 The York Daily (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 27 Oct 1891, page 1. Died at Baltimore Mrs. Ella Beecher.

5 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, York County, Springfield Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1201 Page: 727.

6 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=52543805.



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