John Henry Godwin

John Henry Godwin (1852 - 1891)

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John Henry (John Henry) [uncertain] Godwin
Born in Cedartown, Polk County, Georgiamap
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Husband of — married in Cedartown, Polk County, Georgiamap
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Died in Cedartown, Polk County, Georgiamap
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Biography

John Henry Godwin was born June 30, 1852 to Henry Kinchen Godwin and Eliza Ann Hamilton Godwin in Cedartown, Polk County, Georgia. [1] [2] His father, Henry Kinchen Godwin, and two older brothers, Moses Andrew Godwin and William Barnabas Godwin, served with the Polk Rifle Division of the Confederate Army during the Civil War.

In 1870, John Henry Godwin was seventeen years old, living at home with his family in Polk County, Georgia: [3]

Henry K Godwin_______M_____50_____Georgia
Eliza A Godwin_________F_____50_____Georgia
Mary E Godwin_________F_____19_____Georgia
John H Godwin ________M_____17_____Georgia
Olin E Godwin__________M_____16_____Georgia
Nancy M Godwin_______F_____13_____Georgia
Martha A Godwin ______F______9_____Georgia
Sarah F F Godwin ______F______7_____Georgia
Nancy Hamilton________F_____75_____Georgia
Mary A Hamilton_______F_____29_____Georgia

John Henry Godwin married Susan Catherine King on November 29, 1874 in Polk County, Georgia. [4]

He was married and a young father in 1880 living in Hampton, Polk County, Georgia. [5] Their first child, Katy Alva Godwin was born January 17, 1876. [6]

John H Godwin _______Self_____M_____27_____Georgia, United States
Susan Godwin________Wife_____F_____26_____Georgia, United States
Cattica Godwin_____Daughter__F ______4_____Georgia, United States_____[ Katy]
Harry Johnson________Other____M_____28____Georgia, United States

Their second daughter, Macey Ola Godwin was born May 8, 1881. [7] A third daughter, Maude Sewell Godwin was born April 12, 1882. [8] Their son, John King Godwin was born April 16, 1890. [9]

At the age of thirty-nine, John Henry Godwin died on October 7, 1891. He was buried in Friendship Cemetery, Cedartown. [1] [10]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Brown, Donna Wilson, "Family Pedigree Chart", 2002. Copy in the personal collection of Allen Brown.
  2. http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=andrewhinshaw&id=I1038. "Descendants of John Barnaby Godwin"
  3. 1870 Federal Census: Polk, Georgia; Roll: M593_170; Page: 321B; Image: 166; Family History Library Film: 545669 Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original Data: 1870 U.S. census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. Minnesota census schedules for 1870. NARA microfilm publication T132, 13 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.
  4. "Georgia Marriages, 1808-1967," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FW6G-58N : 24 December 2014), J. H. Godwin and S. C. King, 29 Nov 1874; citing Polk, Georgia; FHL microfilm 0419307 V. A-B.
  5. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M8GG-QV8 : 15 July 2016), John H Godwin, Hampton, Polk, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district ED 166, sheet 181A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0161; FHL microfilm 1,254,161.
  6. Pantano, Judi, "Katie A Hunt Find A Grave Memorial # 97856823", Record added: Sep 27, 2012. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=97856823
  7. "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K3MK-SQL : accessed 17 May 2016), Macey Ola Green, 26 Jan 1940; citing certificate number 5949, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,118,470.
  8. "Descendants of John Barnaby Godwin", http://linrich.com/Godwin.htm
  9. "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K3X2-NSV : accessed 17 May 2016), John King Godwin, 05 Dec 1964; citing certificate number 78159, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,117,653.
  10. Amby, "John Henry Godwin Find A Grave Memorial # 105700820", Record added: Feb 23, 2013. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=105700820

Notes and Photographs

Hunt, Katy Godwin, "Collection of Personal Papers, Letters, and Photographs documenting the life of her family and friends." Brown, Donna Wilson, "J.E. Hunt's Family, 10/10/05" Digital images with labels completed by Donna Wilson Brown, computer assistance from Gary Brown." from the personal collection of Allen Brown.



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Henry K. Godwin family, including John H. Godwin, 1870 Federal Census, Polk County, Georgia
Henry K. Godwin family, including John H. Godwin, 1870 Federal Census, Polk County, Georgia

John Henry Godwin, circa 1891
John Henry Godwin, circa 1891

John Henry Godwin and Susan Catherine King Godwin
John Henry Godwin and Susan Catherine King Godwin

may be John Henry Godwin as a young man
may be John Henry Godwin as a young man

Digital comparison of tintype and drawing of John Henry Godwin
Digital comparison of tintype and drawing of John Henry Godwin

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