285. Levi Parker11 Godown (John Ray10, Isaac9, Jacob8, Evans7, Jacob6, Jacob5 Goedowne, Abraham4, Jacob3 Godon, Abraham2, Main Family Line1 Godown)(1664) was born in Washington, Dallas Co, IA February 17, 1860. Lee died October 30, 1931 in Linden, Dallas Co, IA, at 71 years of age. Burries at East Linn Cemetery, Linden, Dallas Co., Iowa
He married Jane Comfort Crowell in Dallas Co, Iowa, November 4, 1883. Jennie was born in Perry, Dallas Co, IA April 1, 1863. Jennie(1665) was the daughter of Hardman Crowell and Ellen M McMillan. Jennie died April 9, 1950 in West Linn, Dallas Co, Iowa, at 87 years of age. Buried at West Linn Cemetery, Linden, Dallas County, Iowa In the 1880 census Union, Carroll Co, Iowa page 416D, Levi (age 20) is living with the Nathaniel Morris family.
J. P. Godown is listed in the PANORA POST OFFICE in Guthrie Co, IA
In the 1900 census Linn Twp Dallas Co, Iowa page 122, Levi (age 40), is living with his wife Jane (age 37), Attie (age 15), Vinta (age 13), Ray (age 9). They have been married for 13 years and have 3 children. Levi is noted as a farmer and owns his farm with a mortgage.
On the 1910 census Linden Town, Linn Twp, Dallas Co, Iowa page 120, Levi (age 50) is living with his wife Jane (age 47) and Ray (age 19). Lee is a farmer and they have been married for 27 years.
On the 1920 census Linden Town, Dallas Co, Iowa page 121, Levi (age 57) is living with his wife Jane (age 54). Levi owns his farm with no mortgage and has an occupation of a farm operator.
On the 1930 census Linden Town, Dallas Co, Iowa page 365, Levi (age 70) is living with his wife Jane (age 66), daughter Vinta Johnson (age 43) grandchildren Anita (age 12), Virginia (age 10), and Lee (age 8). Levi owns his farm with no mortgage and has an occupation of a farm operator.
Levi Parker Godown and Jane Comfort Crowell had the following children:
477 i. Atta Belle12 Godown(1666) was born Iowa July 1884. She married Harvey B Stough 1917. Harvey was born in Medina Co, Ohio 1885. (Additional notes for Harvey B Stough(1667)) i0 In the 1930 census 1723 Delta Street San Gabriel, LA Co, California page 237, Harvey (age 45) is recorded with his wife Atta (age 42). Harvey was first married at age 32. Harvey is a clerk at an Oil company and was born in Ohio.
478 ii. Vinta Marguerite Godown(1668) was born in Stuart, Guthrie Co, IA June 30, 1886. Vinta died October 1979 in Portland, Clackamas Co, OR, at 93 years of age. She married Howard Christian Johnson 1917. Howard was born in Dallas Center, Dallas Co, Iowa October 8, 1876. Howard(1669) was the son of John Ford Johnson and Celia Adelaide White. Howard died February 13, 1929 in Gresham, Multnomah Co, Oregon, at 52 years of age. (See Howard Christian Johnson for the continuation of this line.) On the 1930 census Linden Town, Dallas Co, Iowa page 365, Vinta Johnson (age 43) and her children, Anita (age 12), Virginia (age 10), and Lee (age 8) are living with Vinta parents Levi (age 70) and Jane (age 66), Vinta is noted as widow and the children were born in Oregon.
+ 479 iii. George Ray Godown was born December 11, 1890.
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