Minnie Godfrey

22 June 1862–30 June 1949 (Age 87)
Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Minnie

When Minnie Godfrey was born on 22 June 1862, in Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Godfrey, was 41 and her mother, Hannah Hickinbottom, was 36. She married John Christian Francklow on 30 August 1890. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Wolverton, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Wolverton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died on 30 June 1949, in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

John Christian Francklow
Minnie Godfrey
Marriage: 30 August 1890
Godfrey John Francklow
Reginald George Francklow

Spouse and Children

30 August 1890
St. Giles,Baptist Church,Stony Stratford,England


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World Events (7)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 18

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 22

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 42

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie Godfrey in household of William Godfrey, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Minnie Francklow in household of CHRISTIAN, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Minnie Franklow in household of John C Franklow, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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