215. Oliver11 Godown (Samuel10, Richard S9, John8, Evans7, Jacob6, Jacob5 Goedowne, Abraham4, Jacob3 Godon, Abraham2, Main Family Line1 Godown) was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ August 1854.

He married Mary Ann Winter in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, July 19, 1879. Annie was born in Pennsylvania November 1863. Annie(1567) was the daughter of Samuel Winter and Lydia A unknown. Annie died after 1930. In the 1880 census Kingwood Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 66B, Oliver (age 23) is living with his wife Annie? (age 17) and father-in-law Samuel Winters (age 53). Also noted is the Oliver was married within the last year.

In the 1900 census Mechanic Street, New Hope, Bucks Co Pa page 87B, Oliver (age 45) is recorded with Annie (age 36), Alma (age 20), Samuel (age 17), Lizzie (age 15), Bertha (age 14), Edeth (age 12), Robert (age 7), Mary (age 5), Sarah (age 3), and William (age 1). They have been married for 21 years, have had 10 children with 9 currently living. Oliver is a day laborer, was unemployed for 3 months and rents the home.

In the 1905 NJ Kingwod Twp page 4, Mary is not listed with the family. There is also an Addie Skillman living with the family age 17.

In the 1910 census Kingwood Twp Hunterdon Co page 175A, Oliver (age 58) is living alone. He is noted as being or have been married for 12 years. His occupation is listed as a laborer doing odd jobs.

Oliver Godown and Mary Ann Winter had the following children:

child 369 i. Alma12 Godown was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey December 1881. She married twice. She married unknown Dilley. (See unknown Dilley for the continuation of this line.) She married George Eli Moore 1906. George was born in Pennsylvania 1882. (See George Eli Moore for the continuation of this line.)

child + 370 ii. Samuel Oliver Godown was born August 1882.

child 371 iii. Alberta Godown was born Bucks Co, Pennsylvania March 1885. In the 1900 census Bucks Co page 87B, there is a Lizzie A (age 15) listed that I have assumed to be Alberta. More research is needed.

child 372 iv. Bertha Godown(1568) was born Stockton, Hunterdon Co, NJ May 15, 1885. Bertha died November 11, 1969 Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 84 years of age. Died in St. Francis Hospital, Trenton. Buried at Riverview Cemetery, Lambertville, NJ.

She married Charles W Rose in New Jersey, 1909.

Charles was born in West Amwell, Hunterdon Co, NJ July 8, 1887. Charles(1569) was the son of William Rose and Annie Reamer. Charles died November 1974 Bucks Co, Pennsylvania, at 87 years of age. (See Charles W Rose for the continuation of this line.) In the 1900 census (page 206b) for Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, NJ, Bertha (age 15) is living with Mary Kearns(?) age 60, at 126 York street. Bertha is a boarder and is attending school. She can read and write and her parents were born in New Jersey.

child 373 v. Elizabeth Mary Godown was born Bucks Co, Pennsylvania October 1885. She married Howard Cruthers 1900. Howard was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey March 30, 1873. Howard(1570) was the son of Louisa Cruthers. (See Howard Cruthers for the continuation of this line.)

child 374 vi. Edith May Godown was born Bucks Co, Pennsylvania April 1888. She married Howard Frazier. Howard was born about 1888. In the 1900 census Hilltown Twp, Bucks Co PA page 93A, Edith (age 12) is living with her Uncle Henry and family.

child + 375 vii. Robert Hoffer Godown was born June 24, 1891.

child 376 viii. Sarah M Godown(1571) was born Bucks Co, Pennsylvania April 7, 1897. Sara died February 1982 in Penns Grove, Salem Co, NJ, at 84 years of age. She married Everett C Sparks 1915. Everett was born in New Jersey June 12, 1894. (Additional notes for Everett C Sparks(1572)) Everett died December 1971 in Penns Grove, Salem Co, NJ, at 77 years of age. (See Everett C Sparks for the continuation of this line.) Name on the SSDI is listed as Sara. Also on the 1910 and 1920 census Lambertville Hunterdon Co page 201A and 212A, she has Pennsylvania listed as her birth place.

child + 377 ix. William Oliver Godown was born August 18, 1898.

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