Second Generation

3. William2 Crips (John1) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey April 1854. William died January 5, 1905 Delaware Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 50 years of age. buried in the Sandbrook Cemetery, Delaware Township, NJ.

He married Martha M Buchanan in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, 1883. Martha was born in New Jersey June 1861. (Additional notes for Martha M Buchanan(701)) Martha died October 29, 1929 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 68 years of age. Buried at Sand Brook Cemetery Sand Brook, Delaware Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey

In the 1900 census Franklin Twp, Hunterdon Co NJ page 103B, William (age 46) is living with his wife Martha (age 34), sons William (age 15), George (age 10), Charles (age 8), Russell (age 2), daughters Annie (age 2) and Elsie (age 8 months). William and Martha have been maried 16 years and have had 6 children. William has the occupation of farmer and rents his farm.

William Crips and Martha M Buchanan had the following children:

child 4 i. William Clearance3 Crips(702) was born in New Jersey January 24, 1885. William died March 24, 1965 at 80 years of age.

child + 5 ii. George B Crips was born October 1889.

child 6 iii. Charles J Crips(703) was born in New Jersey October 28, 1892. Charles died July 1962 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 69 years of age. Buried at Sand Brook Cemetery Sand Brook, Delaware Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey He married Sarah V Gordon.

Sarah was born July 23, 1903. (Additional notes for Sarah V Gordon(704)) Sarah died March 1977 Flemington, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 73 years of age. Buried at Sand Brook Cemetery Sand Brook, Delaware Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey

child 7 iv. Anna Crips was born Franklin Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ January 1898. She married Joseph Kerr. Joseph was born about 1898. (Additional notes for Joseph Kerr(705)) Twin to Russell

child 8 v. Russell Crips(706) was born in New Jersey January 24, 1898. Russell died June 11, 1991 at 93 years of age.

child 9 vi. Elsie Crips(707) was born Franklin Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ October 1899. She married Ernest Warner in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, 1920. Ernest was born Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, NJ August 1899. Ernest was the son of Herman Warner and Elizabeth unknown. (See Ernest Warner for the continuation of this line.)

child 10 vii. Melissa Crips(708) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey September 9, 1900. Melissa died July 1966 Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 65 years of age. She married Walter Kintzel in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, 1920. Walter was born in New Jersey May 14, 1900. Walter died July 1984 Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 84 years of age. (See Walter Kintzel for the continuation of this line.)

child 11 viii. Elizabeth Crips(709) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1904. She married Thomas E Burns in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, 1920. Thomas was born in New Jersey January 25, 1900. Thomas died February 1981 Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 81 years of age. (See Thomas E Burns for the continuation of this line.)

child 12 ix. Bessie Crips(710) was born in New Jersey March 6, 1906. Anna died March 9, 1987 Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 81 years of age. Find A Grave Memorial# 129694278

WEDNESDAY MARCH 11, 1987: LAMBERTVILLE: Bessie Crips Godown, 81, died Monday in Doylestown Manor Nursing Home. Born in Croton, Mrs. Godown was a lifelong Lambertville resident. She retired after 15 years from the Lambertville Ceramics Co. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Lambertville. Wife of the late William O. Godown, she is survived by four sons, Arthur "Butch" Godown, with whom she lived, Robert Godown, William Godown, and Charles Godown, all of Lambertville; three daughters, Doris Zambella of Lambertville, Jean Has of Appomattox, Va., Dorothy Hagen of Shinglehouse, Pa.; a brother, Russell Crips of Pittstown; two sisters, Elsie Werner and Betty Burns both of Lambertville; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday from the Garefino Funeral Home, 10 N. Franklin St. Lambertville. The Rev. WIlliam G. Thompson, pastor of the first Presbyterian Church, will officate. Burial will follow in the Holcombe-Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Pg C3, Trenton Times, Trenton, NJ. She married William Oliver Godown in New Jersey, 1922.

William was born Bucks Co, Pennsylvania August 18, 1898. William(711) was the son of Oliver Godown and Mary Ann Winter. William died July 28, 1972 Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 73 years of age. Find A Grave Memorial# 129694056

SUNDAY JULY 30, 1972: LAMBERTVILLE MOLD-MAKER, 73: LAMBERTVILLE - William O. Godown, 73, of 115 Clinton Street, here, died Friday in the Doylestown Hospital. Born in Mechanicsville, Pa., he had resided in Lambertville most of his life and was a retired mold make for the Trenton Potteries with 25 years of service. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Bessie Cripps Godown, three daughters, Mrs. Dors Zambella of Lambertville, Mrs. Jean Hash of Appomattox, Va., and Mrs. Dorothy Hagan of Penns Park, Pa.; four sons, Robert, William, Charles and Arthur Godown, all of Lambertville; one sister Mrs. Sarah Sparks of Penns Grove, and 10 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. form the VanHorn Funeral Home, 21 York Street, here. The Rev. David Errickson, pastor of the Wesley Methodist Church of Lambertville, will officiate. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, here. Friends may call Monday evening at the funeral home. Pg 4, Part 3 Sunday Times Advertiser, Trenton, NJ. (See William Oliver Godown for the continuation of this line.)

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