Samuel Godfrey

27 January 1664–16 April 1743 (Age 79)
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Godfrey was born on 27 January 1664, in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, his father, George Godfrey, was 21 and his mother, Hannah, was 20. He died on 16 April 1743, in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

George Godfrey
1642–1688
Hannah
1644–1688
George Godfrey Jr.
1662–1711
Samuel Godfrey
1664–1743
Moses Godfrey
1667–1743
Hannah Godfrey
1669–1700
Mary Godfrey
1672–1725
Ruth Godfrey
1675–1675
Richard Godfrey
1677–1741
Jonathan Godfrey
1682–1765
Elizabeth Godfrey
1688–1718

Parents and Siblings

    Male1642–1688Male

    Hannah

    Female1644–1688Female

siblings

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+4 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman personal name Godefrei, Godefroi(s), composed of the Germanic elements god, got ‘god’ + frid(u), fred ‘peace’. See also Jeffrey .2 Americanized form of Irish Mac Gothraidh or Ó Gothraidh, patronymics from the Irish equivalent of Godfrey (see 1 above), borrowed from the Vikings.3 Americanized form of the French surname Godefroi, of the same origin as 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Godfroie, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Samuel Godfrey, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Samuel Godfrey - birth: 27 January 1664;

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