607. Elmer Hoagland13 Godown (Charles Walter12, William Henry11, Charles Robins10, John A9, Jacob8, Evans7, Jacob6, Jacob5 Goedowne, Abraham4, Jacob3 Godon, Abraham2, Main Family Line1 Godown) was born Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ May 21, 1922. Elmer died December 5, 2003 Phillipsburg, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 81 years of age. Burial was at Frenchtown Cemetery
He married Mary Bisson in Baltimore, Baltimore Co, Maryland, December 5, 1944. Lived near Frenchtown after driving to Baltimore to get married.
Mary was born in Tuscaloosa Co, Alabama February 19, 1928. Mary was the daughter of Edward Bisson and Marie Louise Besaw. Mary died September 29, 2003 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 75 years of age. Elmer James was 26 when the triplets were born.
Served in War II in the 5th Air Force and was transfered into the 71th AirBorn division out of Fort Brag when the war broke out.
Obituary (part of) as found in the Hunterdon County Democrat: Elmer Godown MILFORD -- Elmer H. Godown died Friday, Dec. 5, 2003, at his son's home in Phillipsburg. He was 81. Born in Milford, he was a son of Charles and Alma Dean Hoagland Godown. He was a member of First United Church of Christ, Milford. Mr. Godown was a lifelong resident of Milford. He worked as a mechanic at James River Corp., Riegel Paper Division, Milford, for 50 years. Mr. Godown was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Flemington VFW Post and Sons of the American Legion Post, Flemington. He was a former member of Frenchtown American Legion Post. He enjoyed woodworking.
Elmer Hoagland Godown and Mary Bisson had the following children:
779 i. Mary Louise14 Godown (still alive).
780 ii. Robert Dean Godown (still alive).
+ 781 iii. James Edward Godown (still alive).
+ 782 iv. Barry Lee Godown (still alive).
+ 783 v. George Elmer Godown (still alive).
784 vi. John Leslie Godown(1844) was born Milford, Holland Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ February 17, 1956. John died July 13, 2010 in Sellersville, Bucks Co, Pa, at 54 years of age. John L. Godown
SELLERSVILLE, PA - John L. Godown, 54, of Sellersville, PA, formerly of Hunterdon County, NJ, passed away on Tuesday July 13, 2010 at Grandview Hospital in W. Rockhill Township, PA.
Born February 17, 1956 in Raritan Township, NJ, John lived in the Frenchtown and Milford, NJ area for many years before moving to Sellersville, PA. He served his country in the US Navy. He had worked at many different jobs over the years and he enjoyed music and playing the guitar.
Son of the late Elmer and Mary Bisson Godown, John is survived by four brothers, Barry and his wife Debbie of Phillipsburg, NJ, James and his wife Karen of Houtzdale, PA, Robert and his wife Nancy of Ringoes, NJ and George of Port St. Lucy, FL. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
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