Peter Cecil Godkin

5 July 1912–9 October 1978 (Age 66)
Vaiala, Samoa

The Life Summary of Peter Cecil

When Peter Cecil Godkin was born on 5 July 1912, in Vaiala, Samoa, his father, Cecil Easton Godkin, was 23 and his mother, Segia Ah Sau, was 23. He married Maletina Lui Vavao Sasina Tufaga on 8 August 1936, in Aua, Maoputasi, Eastern, American Samoa. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 9 October 1978, in Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Peter Cecil Godkin
1912–1978
Maletina Lui Vavao Sasina Tufaga
1920–2003
Marriage: 8 August 1936
Allen Godkin
1939–1944
Lewis Louis Godkin
1940–2017
RALPH [Lafaele] GODKIN
1942–2005

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 August 1936Aua, Maoputasi, Eastern, American Samoa
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1914
    Age 2
    New Zealand occupies Western Samoa during World War I and continues to administer it after the war by virtue of a League of Nations mandate (and a United Nations mandate after World War II).
    1914
    Age 2
    Outbreak of World War I. New Zealand commits thousands of troops to the British war effort. They suffer heavy casualties in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey in 1915.
    1939
    Age 27
    U.S. troops stationed in Western Samoa during World War II, but no battles are fought on the islands.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Russian Vladimir, Grigoriy, Mikhail, Yefim, Yevgeniy.English: from the Middle English personal name Godekin, a pet form of the Old English personal name Goda or Gode, which was in part a byname and in part a short form of various compound names with the first element gōd ‘good’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Goodkin

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