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
1853–1915
Mary Ann Godfrey
1851–1911
Marriage: 5 January 1872
Mary Ann Goodey
1872–1961
Sarah Jane Goodey
1875–1929
Henry John Goodey
1878–1878
Lucy Alice Goodey
1879–1880
Alma William Goodey
1881–1894
Thomas Arthur Goodey
1884–1954
Joseph Daniel Goodey
1886–1956
Richard Archie Goodey
1890–1962
Olive Lucine Goodey
1894–1971

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 January 1872Trenton, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    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.
    1863
    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 The Amendment was later repealed.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.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Geurts
    Good
    Goffredo
    Jeffrey

    Story Highlight

    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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