397. William Roy12 Godown (James Oliver11, Jacob C10, John A9, Jacob8, Evans7, Jacob6, Jacob5 Goedowne, Abraham4, Jacob3 Godon, Abraham2, Main Family Line1 Godown) was born Alexandria Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ December 10, 1890. Roy died May 12, 1964 Bound Brook, Sumerset Co, NJ, at 73 years of age. buried in Bound brook Cemetery.
He married Nellie Bell about 1912. Nellie was born North Branch, NJ June 30, 1890. Nellie was the daughter of Andrew Bell and Mary Ann Pittenger. Nellie died November 9, 1969 Bound Brook, Sumerset Co, NJ, at 79 years of age. He lived in Flemington and was a glasscutter but lived most of his life in Bound Brook. He married his 2nd cousin Nellie Bell Pittenger.
William Roy or Roy as he was known, was a native of Pattenburg NJ. He was a retired employee of the Bound Brook Oil-less Bearing Company. He was a member of the Methodist Church, Bound Brook, Eastern Star Lodge 105, F and M, and was an Exempt fireman. He died in his home on 204 West Franklin Street, Bound Brook, NJ Source: William Roy Godown obituary
He is living with his parents in the 1895 NJ state census
In the 1910 census Raritan Twp Hunterdon Co page 258B, a William R (age 19) is living as a boarder with Frank O Godown also a boarder in the same house. He has the occupation of glass cutter. If I have the correct people, Frank is Williams uncle.
William Roy Godown and Nellie Bell had the following children:
+ 583 i. Chester Garretson13 Godown was born October 29, 1913.
+ 584 ii. Arthur Bell Godown Sr was born April 13, 1917.
585 iii. Doris Margaret Godown (still alive).
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