Godwin Family
                      Generation 1 / 2


Husband: Samuel Alfred Godwin, Sr.

born: c.1775                    place: Hertford Co., NC
marr:                           place: 
died: c.1830/33                 place: Hardin Co., TN
buried:                         place: 

Notes:  Samuel's father, Kearney Godwin (c.1733 - 1790/1800), was born
to William Godwin, Jr. (1700/10 - 1753) and wife Martha, daughter of 
Barnaby Kearney.  William, Jr.'s great-grandfather, Thomas Godwin, Sr.
(1614 - 1678), came to the American colonies from Somerset County, Eng-
land and settled in Nansemond County, VA. (See this web site maintained
by John F. Godwin.)  Both father Thomas Godwin Sr. and son Thomas, Jr.
served in the Virginia House of Burgesses, as did Thomas, Jr.'s father-
in-law, Col. Joseph Bridger (1628 - 1686).




Wife: Nancy Duke
born: c.1784                    place: Hertford Co., NC
died: c.1850/60                 place: Hardin Co., TN?
buried:                         place:

Note:  The (unverified) story has been passed down that Nancy
was a decendant of Naomi, a daughter of Sir Francis Drake, who
came to America at the age of eighteen and married a Mr. Duke.

CHILDREN

#1 Jacob Godwin
born: c.1802                    place: 
marr(1): Oct. 25, 1827          place: Maury Co., TN
marr(2):                        place: 
died:                           place: 
buried:                         place: 
spouse: 1. Susan Dickey - contact Julie England englands@ctitech.com 
           for more on this line.
        2. Naomi L. Martin (c.1820 - ?)
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#2 Samuel Alfred Godwin, Jr.
born: 10 April, 1810            place: GA
marr: 1832                      place: Maury Co., TN
died: 17 Feb., 1863             place: Hardin Co., TN 
buried:                         place: 
spouse: Martha Ann Cole (1815 - 1900)
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#3 William Cornelius Godwin
born: 11 May, 1812 (1815?)      place:
marr:                           place: 
died: 2 Sept. 1905              place: Mississippi Co., MO
buried:                         place: Dogwood Cemetery
spouse: Sabella Brandon (1817 - 1860)
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#4 Mary "Polly" Godwin
born: May 1812                  place: 
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died:                           place: 
buried:                         place: 
spouse: Tolliver Brooks
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#5 Allen Godwin
born: 1825                      place: 
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spouse:
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