182. James R11 Godown (Joseph R10, John R9, John8, Evans7, Jacob6, Jacob5 Goedowne, Abraham4, Jacob3 Godon, Abraham2, Main Family Line1 Godown)(1521) was born Norwich, Franklin Co, OH September 20, 1842. James died July 24, 1912 Franklin Co, Ohio, at 69 years of age. Buried at Wesley Chapel Dublin OH

He married Mary Jane Roberts Franklin Co, Ohio, September 01, 1866. Mary was born Franklin Co, Ohio April 23, 1848. Mary(1522) was the daughter of David Roberts and Eliza Walcutt. Mary died February 18, 1884 Franklin Co, Ohio, at 35 years of age. From Albert W Godown research notes: Mary Jane died at age 36 and their children were raised by various relatives.

Buried at Wesley Chapel Dublin OH Living with grandmother Nancy McCoy in the 1850 census in Perry Twp, Franklin Co, Ohio.

In a newspaper article in the Daily Ohio Statesman (Columbus Ohio) on April 24, 1859, James R Godown by his guardian William A Crum is holding a sheriff's sale of 100 acres of land of Robert McCoy deceased.

In the 1860 census Hilliard PO, Norwich Twp Franklin Co, Ohio page 391, James M (age 17) is recorded with his uncle John (age 48).

In the 1870 census Washington, Franklin, Ohio page 796, James (age 27) is living with Mary (age 22), Minie (age 3) and David (age 2). James has the occupation of farmer.

In the 1880 census Washington, Franklin, Ohio page 97D, James (age 36) is living with his wife Mary (age 31), Minnie (age 13), David (age 12), Nancy (age 9) Joseph (age 7) Laura (age 3) and Harry (age 1 month).

In the 1910 census Scioto River Road, Perry Twp, Franklin Co Ohio, James (age 66, widowed) is boarding with Elzy Mathews. He is noted as a farm laborer.

James R Godown and Mary Jane Roberts had the following children:

child 326 i. Minnie Blanch12 Godown was born Washington Twp, Franklin Co, OH May 12, 1867. Minnie died April 13, 1937 at 69 years of age. She married Frederick Abraham Cramer Washington Twp, Franklin Co, OH, 1890. Frederick was born Washington Twp, Franklin Co, OH November 1867. Frederick was the son of John Anderson Cramer and Eliza Windle. (See Frederick Abraham Cramer for the continuation of this line.)

child + 327 ii. David Godown Sr was born June 10, 1868.

child 328 iii. Nancy A Godown was born Washington Twp, Franklin Co, OH September 4, 1870. Nannie died 1944 in Prarie Twp, Franklin Co, Ohio, at 73 years of age. buried in Alton Cemetery, Prarie Twp, Franklin Co, Ohio She married Robert M Bynner Washington Twp, Franklin Co, OH, 1889.(1523)

Rob was born Franklin Co, Ohio 1865. Rob was the son of Robert Bynner and Ann E Jones. Rob died 1932 in Prarie Twp, Franklin Co, Ohio, at 67 years of age. buried in Alton Cemetery, Prarie Twp, Franklin Co, Ohio (See Robert M Bynner for the continuation of this line.)

child + 329 iv. Joseph Andrus Godown was born June 24, 1872.

child 330 v. Laura Godown was born Washington Twp, Franklin Co, OH May 24, 1876. She married unknown Starrett. Unknown was born about 1876. In the 1900 census 18 Ward Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, Laura is living with her Aunt Rebecca Walcutt. Also in the same house is recorded a Joseph (birth Sept 1873) living there. This is Laura's brother Joseph and he is also recorded as living in Norwich Twp as a boarded. Either he has just moved of room at both places.

In the 1910 census Franklin Co, Ohio, Laura is living with her Aunt Rebecca Walcutt in Columbus, Franklin Co, Ohio.

In the 1920 census page 4 Franklin Co, Ohio, Laura (age 41) is living with her Aunt Ruth Walcutt (age 83) at 253 King Ave. Columbus, Franklin Co, Ohio. Her occupation is noted as a house companion.

child 331 vi. Peter S Roberson was born Washington Twp, Franklin Co, OH December 6, 1878. Peter died December 1878 Washington Twp, Franklin Co, OH, at less than one year of age. Buried at Wesley Chapel Dublin OH

child 332 vii. Harry Clayton Godown(1524) was born Washington Twp, Franklin Co, OH May 06, 1880. Harry died September 08, 1939 Norwich, Franklin Co, OH, at 59 years of age. Buried at Wesley Chapel Dublin OH He married Beatrice E Dulin.

Beatrice was born Franklin Co, Ohio August 1885. Beatrice(1525) was the daughter of Nathan Dulin and Harriet E unknown. In the 1900 census Hilliard Village, Norwich Twp, Franklin Co Ohio page 166A, Harry is a boarder in the home of Able Gray. Harry is 20 years old, a teacher and was unemployed for 4 months this past year.

In the 1920 census 2579 Glenmawr (?) Ave, Columbus, Franklin Co, Ohio page 7, Harry (age 39) is recorded with his wife Beatrice (age 33) and mother-in-law Harriet Dolin (age 73). All births are noted as Ohio and Harry is a manager.

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