Fifth Generation

36. Henry G5 Sigafoos (Samuel4, John Jacob3, Christopher2, Hans Christopher1)(4835) was born in Pennsylvania January 1856.

He married Cornelia M Godown in Baptistown, Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co. NJ, October 22, 1878. At Baptisttown, Jan. 31, by the Rev. S. Sproul, Henry G. T. Sigafoos to Cornelia A. Godown, all of Kingwood Oct. 22, 1878, Forty First Vol., No. 9

Amelia was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ September 16, 1851. Amelia(4836) was the daughter of Samuel Godown and Elizabeth Ann Vansycle. Amelia died before 1930. In the 1880 census Kingwood, Hunterdon, New Jersey page 54B, Henry G Sigafors (age 27) is living with Cornilia A Sigafors (age 27) in the household of Paul C Larue (age 40). Henry is a farm laborer and Cornelia keeps house.

In the 1895 state census Kingwood, Hunterdon, New Jersey page 32, Henry G Sigafoos (age 20-60) is recorded with Cornilia (age 20-60), Lewis (age 5-20), Frank (age under 5), Cornelia Godown (age 5-20), and Esther (age over 60).

In the 1900 census Mechanics Ave, Trenton, Mercer Co, NJ, page 308, Henry (age 40), is living with his wife Cornelia (age 47), Louis (age 10), and Ester Sigafoos (age 69). They have been married for 26 years and have had 4 children with 1 still living at the time of the census. Henry has the occupation of Stone Carver and they rent their home. Ester is noted as widowed and having 5 children with 3 living at the time of the census.

In the 1930 census 362 Garfield Ave, Trenton, Mercer Co NJ page 137, Henry (age 76) is living with his son Lewis. Henry is noted as widowed and is a mixer for the Sanatary department.

Henry G Sigafoos and Cornelia M Godown had the following children:

child + 39 i. Lewis6 Sigafoos was born January 1890.

child 40 ii. Frank Sigafoos was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ about 1892. Frank died before 1900.

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