Mary Ann Godfrey

8 June 1851–31 December 1911 (Age 60)
Stoke Prior, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Godfrey was born on 8 June 1851, in Stoke Prior, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Godfrey, was 25 and her mother, Mary Pittaway, was 29. She married Alma Goodey on 5 January 1872, in Trenton, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in St Marylebone, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 31 December 1911, in Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alma Goodey
Mary Ann Godfrey
Marriage: 5 January 1872
Mary Ann Goodey
Sarah Jane Goodey
Henry John Goodey
Lucy Alice Goodey
Alma William Goodey
Thomas Arthur Goodey
Joseph Daniel Goodey
Richard Archie Goodey
Olive Lucine Goodey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 January 1872Trenton, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 3
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 16
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from the Norman personal name Godefrei, Godefroi(s), composed of the ancient Germanic elements god, got ‘god’ + frid(u), fred ‘peace’. See also Jeffrey .Irish: shortened and Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gothraidh or Ó Gothraidh, ‘descendant of Gothfrith’, an Old Norse personal name often Anglicized as Godfrey. Compare McGorry , McCaffrey .History: An Irish family of the name Godfrey originated in Romney, Kent. The first of them to settle in Ireland was Colonel John Godfrey, who was rewarded with lands in Kerry for his services in the 1641 rebellion. Godefroy, Lord of Normanville, from Normandy, was married in Trois-Rivières, QC, in 1636. He was captured by the Iroquois in 1652. His brother, Lord of Linctot, from Rouen, was also married in 1636 in Trois-Rivières, and lived from 1629 to 1632 among the Hurons. Another Godefroy, from Paris, was a trader and interpreter from 1623.

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    Biography of Mary Ann Goodey McCombs

    Mary Ann Goodey McCombs History by unknown author, unpublished manuscript Mary Ann Goodey was born 11 October , 1872 in Clarkston, Cache, Co., Utah, the daughter of Alma and Mary Ann Godfrey Goodey. …

    Sources (26)

    • Mary Ann Godfrey in household of William Godfrey, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Mary Ann Godfrey, "Utah, County Marriages, 1893"
    • Mary Ann Godfrey in entry for Mary Ann Mccombs, "Utah Death Certificates, 1961"

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