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Thomas Godfrey Family Bible

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Date: 1814 to 1840
Location: Fannin, Georgia, United Statesmap
Surnames/tags: Godfrey Bailey
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This certified copy of the Thomas Godfrey Family Bible comes from the pension application of his wife.[1]

Thomas Godfrey and Anna Bailey were married 4th August A. D. 1814

James Godfrey was bornd 7th August 1816

David Godfrey was born 15 May A. D. 1819

Bartley Godfrey was born 10th April AD 1821

Dicey Godfrey was born 15th March AD 1823

William Godfrey was born 10th Febr. AD 1825

Alila Godfrey was born 17th Febr AD 1828

Nancy Godfrey was born 19th Febr. A. D. 1830

Bailey Godfrey was born 15th July A. D. 1833

Miles Godfrey was born 6th April AD 1836

Elisha Godfrey was born 20th June A. D. 1840

State of Georgia Fannin County

In Person appeared before me Horton Crawford Clerk Superior Court of said County Anna Godfrey widow of Thomas Godfrey Decsd (who by repute) was a soldier in the war of 1812 who having been sworn according to law saith on (her) oath that the foregoing is a true Extract & copy of her marriage & births of her Children born to said Thomas Godfrey by Deponent which appears of record in the family Bible of Deponent & that the same is her Genuine record.

Sworn to & subscribed before me this Aug 7th 1877

Annie (X) Godfrey

Attest Anderson Coak

Attest Gilbert E. L. Falls

Horton Crawford C. S. C.

Georgia Fannin County Clerks Office Superior Court of Fannin County. I do here by certify that the foregoing Copy record is true as taken from the family Bible Exhibited to me by Mrs. Annie Godfrey the identical person named in the foregoing Affidavit (& that I have no interest whatever in said Claim). Given under my hand & seal of Office this Aug 7th 1877

Horton Crawford C. S. C.


  1. “War of 1812 Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files,” database with images, Fold3, Pension File of Thomas Godfrey, (accessed 2 October 2021); citing NARA Record Group 15, War of 1812 Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, compiled c.1871-c.1900, documenting the period 1812-c.1900).

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