Windell F Godsey

17 February 1954–12 August 1971 (Age 17)
Wayne, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Windell F

When Windell F Godsey was born on 17 February 1954, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States, his father, Rev James Cage Godsey, was 28 and his mother, Vina May Phillips, was 29. He died on 12 August 1971, in his hometown, at the age of 17, and was buried in Clay Hill Church Cemetery, Denney, Wayne, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev James Cage Godsey
1925–2006
Vina May Phillips
1924–2000
Wilburn Boyce Godsey
1946–2020
Windell F Godsey
1954–1971

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World Events (7)

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins
Age 1
The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.
1955 · To War in Vietnam
Age 1
The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.
1960
Age 6
Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Goetze .

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

Possible Related Names

Goetze

Sources (4)

  • Wendell F Godsey, "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999"
  • Windell F. Godsey, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Windell F. Godsey, "Find A Grave Index"

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