Fourth Generation

25. John William4 Voorhees (Edwin Naylor3, Abraham James2, Main Family line1) was born New Hope, Bucks Co, PA January 17, 1890. John died May 26, 1945 in Pennsylvania, at 55 years of age. Burial at Thompson Memorial Cemetery, New Hope, Bucks Co, Pennsylvania

He married Mary C. Warner Brownsburg, Bucks Co, PA, October 04, 1913. Mary was born in Pennsylvania 1892. Mary died 1961 Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 69 years of age. Burial at Thompson Memorial Cemetery, New Hope, Bucks Co, Pennsylvania In the 1900 census Riner St, New Hope, Bucks Co PA page 96A, John (age 9) is living with his parents Edwin and Johanna.

In the 1920 census Waterloo St, New Hope, Bucks Co PA page 255, Edward N (age 75) is living with his wife Johanna (age 74), son John (age 29) his wife Mary (age 26) and children Edwin (age 5), John (age 4), Lewis (age 3), James (age 2), Clarence (age 1) and Mary age 5 months). Edward has the occupation of Mason and John has the occupation of a paper mill worker.

In the 1930 census Water St, New Hope, Bucks Co PA page 82, John (age 40) is recorded with his wife Mary (age 38), John (age 15), Lewis (age 14), James (age 13), Alice (age 8), May (age 10), William (age 8), Earl (age 6), Edith (age 3y6m), Mildred (age 2y3m), and Richard (age 8m). Edward has the occupation of mechanic at the paper mill.

In the 1940 census Waterloo St, New Hope, Bucks Co PA, John (age 50) is recorded with his wife Mary (age 47), Edwin (age 27), John (age 24), Louis (age 23), Alice (age 20), Clarence (age 19), William (age 17), Earl (age 16), Edith (age 13), Mildred (age 12), Richard (age 10), Kenneth (age 8), and Loretta (age 4).

John William Voorhees and Mary C. Warner had the following children:

child + 28 i. Edwin Naylor5 Voorhees was born January 31, 1914.

child 29 ii. John William Voorhees Jr was born New Hope, Bucks Co, PA 1915. John died 1954 Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 39 years of age. John died in Kingwood Township, in a car accident around 1953 or 1954. Burial at Thompson Memorial Cemetery, New Hope, Bucks Co, Pennsylvania

child 30 iii. Louis G Voorhees was born New Hope, Bucks Co, PA March 12, 1916. Louis died April 10, 1977 Flemington, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 61 years of age.

child 31 iv. James Voorhees was born New Hope, Bucks Co, PA May 15, 1917. James died September 25, 1988 Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 71 years of age. He married Jane Bishop about 1937. Jane was born July 17, 1915. Jane died June 19, 2004 Bucks Co, Pennsylvania, at 88 years of age.

child 32 v. Clarence Voorhees(5528) was born New Hope, Bucks Co, PA April 8, 1918. Clarence died October 15, 1993 in River Rouge, Wayne Co, Michigan, at 75 years of age.

child 33 vi. Mae J Voorhees was born New Hope, Bucks Co, PA July 24, 1919. Mae died July 1982 Stockton, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 62 years of age. Burial at Cherryville Mountainview Cemetery, Flemington, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey She married Frederick B Ott about 1939.

Frederick was born May 6, 1915. Frederick died August 30, 1992 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 77 years of age. Burial at Cherryville Mountainview Cemetery, Flemington, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey (See Frederick B Ott for the continuation of this line.)

child 34 vii. Alice Dorothy Voorhees(5529) was born New Hope, Bucks Co, PA September 13, 1920. Alice died December 24, 1988 Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 68 years of age. Burial at Holcombe Riverview Cemetery, Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey She married Frank John Siwy about 1940.

Frank was born 1920. (Additional notes for Frank John Siwy(5530)) Frank died 1983 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 63 years of age. Burial at Holcombe Riverview Cemetery, Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey (See Frank John Siwy for the continuation of this line.)

child + 35 viii. William W. Voorhees was born January 04, 1922.

child 36 ix. Earl Voorhees was born New Hope, Bucks Co, PA April 14, 1923. Inky died December 24, 1993 New Hope, Bucks Co, PA, at 70 years of age.

child 37 x. Edith Voorhees (still alive).

child 38 xi. Mildred Voorhees was born 1928. Mildred died 1960 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 32 years of age. Burial at Holcombe Riverview Cemetery, Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey She married Richard Bice about 1947.

Dick was born March 22, 1917. (Additional notes for Richard Bice(5531)) Dick died June 22, 1999 in Levittown, Bucks Co, PA, at 82 years of age. (See Richard Bice for the continuation of this line.)

child + 39 xii. Richard L. Voorhees was born August 6, 1929.

child + 40 xiii. Kenneth Voorhees was born 1932.

child 41 xiv. Loretta Voorhees was born New Hope, Bucks Co, PA July 20, 1935. Loretta died October 17, 1979 Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 44 years of age. Burial at Holcombe Riverview Cemetery, Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey

Find A Grave Memorial# 50829756

Mrs. Loretta Godown lived on Clinton Street in Lambertville, NJ. She died in Doylestown Hospital after a long illness at the age of 44. She had been a Lambertville resident for 23 years. For 21 years, she had worked as a checker at the Lambertville A&P. She was a member of Venus Chapter, OES. She was survived by her husband, William S. Godown, a daughter in Ewing Township; six brothers, Edward and James Voorhees of Lambertville, Earl and Kenneth of New Hope, Clarence of Detroit, and Richard of Phillipsburg, and three sisters, Mrs. Edith Furstenberg and Mrs. Alice Siwy, both of Lambertville and Mrs. Mae Ott of Stockton. Her obituary was published in the Hunterdon County Democrat on October 25, 1979. She married William Stanley Godown New Hope, Bucks Co, PA, October 27, 1956.

William was born Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, NJ March 3, 1934. William was the son of William Oliver Godown and Bessie Crips. William died March 18, 2011 Flemington, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 77 years of age. Find A Grave Memorial# 151896931

William S. Godown, 77, of Lambertville, died on Friday, Mar. 18, 2011, at the Hunterdon Care Center, Flemington. Born in Lambertville, Mr. Godown was a lifelong city resident. He retired in 1981 from Argus International in Hopewell where he was a tool and die maker. Earlier he worked for Towle Lace in Lambertville. He served with the U.S. Marine Corps in Korea. Mr. Godown was a member of the American Legion Toscanni Post in Lambertville and the Masonic Lodge in Stockton. He was the husband of the late Loretta Voorhees Godown, the son of the late William and Bessie Cripps Godown, and the brother of the late Robert Godown and Doris Zambella. He is survived by his companion of 31 years Carol M. Myers of Lambertville; his daughter, Bonnie Lee Stout; his grandchildren, Dennis Stout, Danielle Stout and Stanley Snyder; and his great-grandson, Derrick Stout, all of Flemington; his brothers, Charles Godown and Arthur Godown of Lambertville; his sisters, Jean Hash of Appomattox, Va. and Dorothy Hagens of Shinglehouse, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday (Mar. 22) at the Holcombe-Riverview Cemetery, Delaware Township, N.J. Arrangements are under the direction of the Van Horn-McDonough Funeral Home, 21 York Street, Lambertville, NJ 08530.

(See William Stanley Godown for the continuation of this line.)

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