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15.William GODBEY Jr. (891);[1],[2] (893); born June 6, 1775 in Fluvanna Co., VA;[3],[4] married Nancy Dickenson (892), daughter of Obadiah Dickenson (4295), June 9, 1798 in Montgomery Co., VA[5] married ? Workman.

†††† He is found in the land records in Montgomery Co., VAwhere a survey of 430 acres was recorded on July 15, 1797.[6] He is also listed as a juror in the Jno. Cook mill request in October, 1809 in Montgomery Co., VA.[7]

†††† Nancy DICKENSON (892)[8],[9] was born circa 1775.

†††† Children of William Godbey Jr. (891) and Nancy Dickenson (892) were:

†††††† 23.†††† †† i.††† Nancy (4283);[10] born 1801 in VA.[11]

††††† ? WORKMAN (893) was born circa 1775.

†††† There were no children of William Godbey Jr. (891) and ? Workman (893).

 

18.Francis Marion GODBY (902);[12], [13] born June 24, 1786 in Montgomery Co., VA;[14],[15] married Rhoda Whitt (906), daughter of Archibald Whitt (936) and Hannah Low (937), April 3, 1806 in Montgomery Co., VA;[16],[17] died September 17, 1867 in Pulaski Co., VA, at age 81. The cause of death was old age.[18]

†††† Godby was a farmer with $4000 in real estate in 1850 in Pulaski Co., VA.[19]

†††† Rhoda WHITT (906)[20],[21] was born in 1788 in Montgomery Co., VA.[22] She died in 1882.[23]

†††† Children of Francis Marion Godby (902) and Rhoda Whitt (906) were as follows:

+ ††††† 24.†††† †† i.††† William V. (905), born 1807 in Montgomery Co., VA; married Rhoda Miller (904).

+ ††††† 25.††††† ii.††† Archibald Whitt (903), born August 29, 1811 in Montgomery Co., VA; married Susanna Matilda Taylor (901).

+ ††††† 26.††††† iii.††† Susannah (897), born 1813 in VA; married Andrew Biggs (900).

+ ††††† 27.†††† iv.††† Rachel (899), born November 13, 1814 in VA; married James B. Farmer (898).

†††††† 28.††† †† v.††† John C. (875);[24] born 1815 in VA;[25] married Regina ? (1022).

†††††† 29.†††† vi.††† Rhoda G. (876);[26] born circa 1817 in VA;[27] married Andrew Miller (877) December 2, 1845 in Pulaski Co., VA.[28]

†††††† 30.†††† vii.††† Hannah (878);[29] born 1818 in VA;[30],[31] married Isaac Carper (879) May 6, 1840 in Pulaski Co., VA.[32]

+ ††††† 31.†††† viii.††† Reazon V. (880), born June, 1822 in Montgomery Co., VA; married Julia Ann Whitt (881); married Catherine E. ? (4581).

†††††† 32.†††† ix.††† Mary M. (882);[33],[34] born January 20, 1826 in Montgomery Co., VA;[35],[36] married John Linkous (883) May 3, 1853 in Pulaski Co., VA;[37] died 1910 in Pulaski Co., VA.[38]

+ ††††† 33.††† †† x.††† Amanda M. (615), born 1829 in Pulaski Co., VA; married James Rankin (614).

20.George GODBY (911);[39] born February 28, 1791 in Montgomery Co., VA;[40] married Nancy Ellswick (912) December 16, 1811 in Montgomery Co., VA;[41],[42] died August 11, 1873 in Cleveland, TN, at age 82.[43]

†††† Nancy ELLSWICK (912)[44] was born circa 1795.

†††† Children of George Godby (911) and Nancy Ellswick (912) were as follows:

†††††† 34.†††† †† i.††† Mariah (4285); born circa 1812. [45]

†††††† 35.††††† ii.††† Julia (4286); born circa 1814.[46]

†††††† 36.††††† iii.††† Rachel (4287); born circa 1816.[47]

+ ††††† 37.†††† iv.††† Jackson (4284), born 1816 in VA; married Ellen ? (4289).

†††††† 38.††† †† v.††† Crockett (4288); born May 23, 1818.[48]

 

22.Benjamin GODBY (915);[49], [50]born June 7, 1798 in Montgomery Co., VA;[51],[52] married Nancy Elkins (916) January 20, 1821 in Montgomery Co., VA.[53],[54]

†††† Nancy ELKINS (916)[55] was born in 1803 in VA.[56],[57]

†††† Children of Benjamin Godby (915) and Nancy Elkins (916) all born in VA were as follows:

†††††† 39.†††† †† i.††† William (1002); born Nov 8, 1833.[58]

†††††† 40.††††† ii.††† Janie (998); born 1838.[59]

†††††† 41.††††† iii.††† Rhoda B. (4281); born 1841.[60],[61]

†††††† 42.†††† iv.††† Mary A. (4282); born 1844.[62],[63]

 

 

 

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[1]1850 VA, Logan County Census, p. 137, #251/251. Hereinafter cited as 1850 VA, Logan Co. Census.

[2]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, II, p. 137.

[3]The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, LDS File, Record of William Godby (AFN:2F5T-WK).

[4]1850 VA, Logan Co. Census, 1850 VA, Logan County Census, p. 137, #251/251.Age given as 74.

[5]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, II, p. 137.

[6]Douthat, Montgomery Co. Wills 1786-1809, p. 1.

[7]Ibid., p. 50.

[8]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, II, p. 137.

[9]1850 VA, Logan Co. Census, p. 137, #251/251.

[10]Ibid., 1850 VA, Logan County Census, p. 137, #251/251.The Nancy in the 1850 Census is the correct age for William's daughter.Then there are five children of the right age to be Nancy's children.It appears this household is William Godby living with the family of his daughter, Nancy.

[11]Ibid., p. 137, #251/251.

[12]1850 VA, Pulaski County Census , p. 256, #478/493. Hereinafter cited as 1850 VA, Pulaski Co. Census.

[13]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, II, p. 189.

[14]The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, LDS File, Record of Francis Godby (AFN:2F5T-QP).

[15]1850 VA, Pulaski Co. Census, p. 256, #478/493.

[16]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, II, p. 189.

[17]Genealogical Research System, Marriage Records, Early-1850, Southern States.

[18]Clarita H. Morgan, compiler, Births and Deaths in the Court Records of Pulaski County, VA, p. 16 (Deaths). Hereinafter cited as Pulaski Births and Deaths.

[19]1850 VA, Pulaski Co. Census, p. 256, #478/493.

[20]Ibid.

[21]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, II, p. 189.

[22]1850 VA, Pulaski Co. Census, p. 256, #478/493.

[23]John Emory Godbey, The Godbey Family in America: Biographical Sketches, p. 34. Hereinafter cited as Godbey Family.

[24]The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, LDS File, Record of Francis Godby (AFN:2F5T-QP).

[25]Ibid.

[26]Ibid.

[27]Ibid.

[28]Ibid.

[29]Ibid.

[30]Ibid.

[31]1850 VA, Pulaski Co. Census, #295/303.

[32]The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, LDS File, Record of Francis Godby (AFN:2F5T-QP).

[33]Ibid.

[34]1850 VA, Pulaski Co. Census, p. 256, #478/493.

[35]The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, LDS File, Record of Francis Godby (AFN:2F5T-QP).

[36]1850 VA, Pulaski Co. Census, p. 256, #478/493.

[37]The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, LDS File, Record of Francis Godby (AFN:2F5T-QP).

[38]Ibid.

[39]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, II, p. 155, 194.

[40]The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, LDS File, Record of William Godby (AFN:2F5T-WK).

[41]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, II, p. 155, 194.

[42]Genealogical Research System, Marriage Records, Early-1850, Southern States.

[43]The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, LDS File, Record of William Godby (AFN:2F5T-WK).

[44]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, II, pp. 155, 194.

[45]The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, LDS File, Chart of William Godby (AFN:2F5T-WK).

[46]Ibid.

[47]Ibid.

[48]Ibid.

[49]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, II, p. 205.

[50]Genealogical Research System, Marriage Records, Early-1850, Southern States, Genealogical Research System, Marriage Records, Early-1850, Southern States,(1993), "CD-ROM."Spells name "Godbey".

[51]1850 VA, Logan Co. Census, 1850 VA, Logan County Census, p. 136, #250/250.Age listed as 51.

[52]1860 VA, Pulaski County Census, 1860 VA, Pulaski County Census, p. 727, #239/234. Age listed as 61.

[53]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, II, p. 205.

[54]Genealogical Research System, Marriage Records, Early-1850, Southern States, Genealogical Research System, Marriage Records, Early-1850, Southern States,(1993), "CD-ROM."Lists date as 1/29/1821.

[55]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, II, p. 205.

[56]1850 VA, Logan Co. Census, p. 136, #250/250.

[57]1860 VA, Pulaski County Census, 1860 VA, Pulaski County Census, p. 727, #239/234.Age given as 56.

[58]1850 VA, Logan Co. Census, p. 136, #250/250.Birthdate according to Williamís great grandson, John Godbey.

[59]Ibid.

[60]Ibid.

[61]1860 VA, Pulaski County Census, p. 727, #239/234.

[62]1850 VA, Logan Co. Census, p. 136, #250/250.

[63]1860 VA, Pulaski County Census, p. 727, #239/234.