Clarabell Godfrey

13 May 1901–12 July 1997 (Age 96)
Florida, United States

The Life of Clarabell

When Clarabell Godfrey was born on 13 May 1901, in Florida, United States, her father, Walter J. M. Godfrey, was 56 and her mother, Elizabeth " Lizzie" Sarah Starratt, was 40. She had at least 1 son with Maurice Thomas Rose. She lived in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States in 1930 and District 4, Chatham, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 12 July 1997, in Tallahassee, Leon, Florida, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Tallahassee, Leon, Florida, United States.

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Maurice Thomas Rose
Clarabell Godfrey
Maurice T Rose

Spouse and Children

    Maurice Thomas Rose





Parents and Siblings

    Walter J. M. Godfrey


    Elizabeth " Lizzie" Sarah Starratt




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 5

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Clar B Godfrey in household of Eric V Smith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clara E Rose in household of Morris T Rose, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clara Rose in household of Maurice T Rose, "United States Census, 1940"

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