FOTH Family

First Generation

1. John J1 Foth was born in Russia April 1872.

He married Lizzie unknown in Kansas, 1884. Lizzie was born in Russia August 1866. In the 1900 census Risley Twp, Marion Co Kansas page 194, John (age 28) is recorded with his wife Lizzie (age 33), Fredie (age 5), Juna? (age 3), Flora (age 1), step-son John Arendt (age 8), and step-daughter Anna Arendt (age 6). They have been married for 5 years and Lizzie has had 7 children. John came to this country in 1883 and Lizzie in 1880. John is noted as a day laborer born in Russia.

John J Foth and Lizzie unknown had the following children:

child 2 i. Fredie2 Foth was born in Kansas May 1895.

child 3 ii. Juna Foth was born in Kansas February 1897.

child 4 iii. Flora Foth(1097) was born in Kansas January 13, 1899. Flora died August 30, 1997 Boise City, Cimarron Co, OK, at 98 years of age. Buried at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethern Church Cemetery, Hillsboro, Marion County, Kansas, She married Roy Alberta Godown about 1922.

Roy was born in Fredonia, Wilson Co, KS August 6, 1895. On his WWI draft card his birthday looks like August 6 1888 or 1898 and his age is given as 28 on June 5 1917. His grave lists Aug 6, 1895. Roy(1098) was the son of Mark Finley Godown and Elizabeth Belle Laff.

Roy died October 9, 1977 Boise City, Cimarron Co, OK, at 82 years of age. Roy is buried at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethern Church Cemetery, Hillsboro, Marion Co, KS (See Roy Alberta Godown for the continuation of this line.)

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