Rev. Josiah A Godbey

Brief Life History of Josiah A

When Rev. Josiah A Godbey was born on 20 June 1817, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Godby, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Smith, was 34. He married Sena Kelly on 27 October 1836, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Missouri Township, Chariton, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Elkton, Cooper, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 20 April 1890, in Pettis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Salem Cemetery, Bowling Green Township, Pettis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev. Josiah A Godbey
Sena Kelly
Marriage: 27 October 1836
Rev. William Clinton Godbey
Rev. John Emory Godbey
Martha Jane Godbey
Milton Godbey
Sarah Helen Godbey
Samuel McGinnis Godbey
Joseph Godbey
Josiah M Godbey
Margaret Pearl Godbey
Thomas Kelly Godbey
Sena Alice Godbey

Sources (13)

  • Josias Godby, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Josiah Godby, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Josiah Godbey, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


Historical Boundaries 1828: Pulaski, Kentucky, United States Historical Names: 1800: Higgins Station 1828: Adams' Mill 1879: Pulaski Station 1880: Pulaski


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Godby .

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

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