James Henry Godfrey Sr.

James Henry Godfrey Sr. (abt. 1865 - 1926)

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James Henry Godfrey Sr.
Born about in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Boston, Suffolk, MA, USAmap
Husband of — married in Providence, Providence, RI, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Providence, Providence, RI, USAmap
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James was born about 1865. He is the son of William Godfrey and Sarah Byers. He passed away in 1926. [1]

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  1. Entered by Joe Fitzgerald, Feb 19, 2012

James Henry Godfrey Sr.: Birth: Jan. 1865 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Baptized: June 30, 1866 at St. Dunstan's Basilica in Charlottetown, PEI, Canada. Death: May 18, 1926 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, USA (complications of dropsy). After his brother's death, the gym George owned in Boston, MA was taken over by his son, George Henry Godfrey and James, himself. He was married twice. His first wife he married in Boston, MA . She was Henrietta Boudwin from New Glascow, ME in Aug. 23, 1886 and the other one was Catherine Marie Johnston (1881-1951) from South Rustico, PEI, Canada, who had 5 children with James H. Godfrey, Sr. (Annie E. Godfrey (1901 - 1966), James H. Godfrey, Jr. (1905 -1927), Elmer R. Godfrey (1906 - 1910), Lawrence C. Godfrey (1909 - 1933), and Freddie E. Godfrey (1910 - 1937)). She was married Sep. 22, 1905 to James Henry Godfrey, Sr. in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, USA (she is related to his mother) with whom he had a daughter, Margaret and 6 more children. ( James H. Godfrey, Jr. & Alice Elizabeth Carter (1906 – 1986): Children: James Henry Godfrey III (1925 – 1925), Earl Henry Godfrey, Sr. (1926 – 1988), Catherine Marie Godfrey-Morris (1927 – 2002). Earl H. Godfrey, Sr. & Gertrude Banks (1916 - 1981): Children: Earl H. Godfrey, Jr., Lorraine Jimenez (Godfrey), Robert S. Godfrey.)

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