John Godbeer

Lapford, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Godbeer was born in 1856, in Lapford, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, Peter Godbeer, was 35 and his mother, Mary Tolley, was 35. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Mary Ann Cole. He lived in Llantwit juxta Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1891 and Aberavon, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1901.

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John Godbeer
Mary Ann Cole
Mary Elizabeth Godbeer
Annie Godbeer
Catherine Godbeer
Ino Henry Godbeer

Spouse and Children



    Mary Elizabeth Godbeer


    Annie Godbeer


    Catherine Godbeer


    Ino Henry Godbeer


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 11

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

Age 28

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

Age 34

In 1890, President McKinley and Congress passed the McKinley Tariff, which have had direct effect on Southern Wales. All foreign exports were taxed, including tinplates from the iron and copper mines in Wales.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Godby .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Godbeer, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John Godbeer, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • John Godbeer in household of Peter Godbeer, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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