George Godfrey lived at Ritford, England. His son Peter married Dorothea Learey, of England, by whom he had Thomas, John, Edward, George, Charles, and Mary. Thomas came to America and settled in Canada. John went to California, and died on his return to England. Edward lives in Mercer County, Pa. George married Mary Ostick, of England, and settled in Pittsburg, Pa., in 1830, in St. Louis in 1836, and in Montgomery County, where Jonesburg now stands, in 1838. His children are Mary A., George, Edward, William O., John W., Henry M., and James A. Mary A. married Rev. George Smith, a Methodist minister, who came to Montgomery County in 1836. Mr. Godfrey has been a devoted Methodist for many years, and a leading member of his church. His brother Charles settled in Louisville, Kentucky, and his son, Charles, Jr., lives in Fulton, Mo.
Biographical Sketch of George Godfrey
MLA Source Citation:Bryan, William Smith A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri: With Numerous Sketches, Anecdotes, Adventures, Etc., Relating to Early Days in Missouri. Also the Lives of Daniel Boone and the Celebrated Indian Chief, Black Hawk, with Numerous Biographies and Histories of Primitive Institutions. Bryan Brand & Company. 1876. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 10 December 2013. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/missouri/biographical-sketch-of-george-godfrey.htm - Last updated on Feb 17th, 2013
Topics: Biography, Godfrey Surname
Categories: California, Kentucky, Missouri, Pennsylvania
Locations: Allegheny County PA, Callaway County MO, Canada, Fulton Missouri, Jefferson County KY, Jonesburg Missouri, Louisville Kentucky, Mercer County PA, Montgomery County MO, Pittsburg Pennsylvania, Ritford England, St. Louis Missouri
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