283. Pierson Morris11 Godown (John Ray10, Isaac9, Jacob8, Evans7, Jacob6, Jacob5 Goedowne, Abraham4, Jacob3 Godon, Abraham2, Main Family Line1 Godown)(1661) was born in Washington, Dallas Co, IA December 26, 1858. The 1860 census lists his place of birth as Iowa Pierson died 1937 in Coon Rapids, Carroll Co, IA, at 78 years of age. Burial at Coon Rapids Cemetery, Coon Rapids, Carroll Co, Iowa

He married Mary Isabelle Crowell in Dallas Co, Iowa, March 22, 1883. Mary was born in Springvalley, Dallas Co, IA July 2, 1864. In the 1900 census her birthdate is noted as July 1865. Mary(1662) was the daughter of Hardman Crowell and Ellen M McMillan.

Mary died March 18, 1937 in Coon Rapids, Carroll Co, IA, at 72 years of age. Buried in Coon Rapids Cemetery, Coon Rapids, Carroll Co, Iowa. The 1860 Census lists a Pierson Godown (age 1) in Dallas Co, Washington Township, IA page 545 .

In the 1900 census Dodge Twp Guthrie Co Iowa page 63A, Pierce (age 41) is living with his wife Mary (age 34), daughters Mettie (age 14), Nina (age 8), and son Carl (age 6). They have been married for 17 years and have had 4 children with 3 living at the time of the census. Pierce is a farmer and he rents his farm.

In the 1910 census Harris Street, Coon Rapids, Union Twp, Carroll Co, Iowa page 176, Pierce (age 51) is recorded with his wife Mary (age 45), Carl (age 17), Ebert (age 9), Pierce is noted as a general farmer. They have been married for 27 years and have had 4 children.

In the 1920 census Coon Rapids, Carroll Co, Iowa page 189, Pierce (age 61) is recorded with his wife Mary (age 56), daughter Nina (age 28) and g-daughter Dorothy (age 10). Pierce is a junk merchant and Nina is a telephone operator.

In the 1930 census Coon Rapids, Union Twp, Carroll Co, Iowa page 192, Pierce (age 71) is recorded with his wife Mary (age 65), They rent their home for $25 a month. Pierson has the occupation of truck driver doing odd jobs. Pierson was first married at age 24 and Mary at age 19.

Pierson Morris Godown and Mary Isabelle Crowell had the following children:

child 474 i. unknown12 Godown was born in Guthrie Co, Iowa after 1884. Unknown died before 1900 in Guthrie Co, Iowa.

child + 475 ii. Nina Dell Godown was born November 23, 1891.

child + 476 iii. Carl LeRoy Godown was born July 07, 1893.

child 477 iv. Mettie Bird Godown(1663) was born Iowa May 9, 1896. Mettie died October 1969 at 73 years of age. She married Albert Guy Bell. Albert was born about 1895.

child 478 v. Elbert C Godown(1664) was born Iowa November 7, 1900. Elbert died 1911 in Coon Rapids, Carroll Co, IA, at 10 years of age.

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