124. John B10 Godown (Richard S9, John8, Evans7, Jacob6, Jacob5 Goedowne, Abraham4, Jacob3 Godon, Abraham2, Main Family Line1 Godown) was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1833. The 1860 census lists John's age as 28 which places his birth year at 1832.
The 1870 census lists John's age as 37 which would place the birth year at 1833.
The 1880 census list John's age as 45 which places his birth year at 1835. He is living with his family in West Raritan Twp, Hunterdon Co. NJ. John died after 1895.
He married twice. He married Amy Hann in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, December 27, 1851. Amy was born about 1831. Amy was the daughter of Isaac Hann. Amy died about 1853. He married Martha Jane Hassell in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, April 05, 1854. Martha was born in New Jersey 1830. (Additional notes for Martha Jane Hassell(1423)) In the 1860 census, John (age 28) and Martha (age (29) are living in Flemington, Hunterdon Co, NJ with Isabel (age 1). He has an occupation of Farm Laborer with personal property of $75 listed in the 1860 census. He may have been working on the George Jardy farm which was right next door.
In the 1870 census, Delaware Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ page 140, John (age 37) is listed with his wife Martha (age 40), Isabelle (age 11), Margaret (age 8), and Sarah (age 7), John has the occupation of Farmer with property value of $1,000.
In the 1880 census West Raritan Twp Hunterdon Co page 154A, John (age 45) is living with his wife Martha (age 50) and children, Isabelle (age 21), Margaret (age 18), Sarah A (age 16) and George (age 3). John has the occupation of laborer.
In the 1895 NJ census Delaware Twp, Hunterdon Co page 2, John is living with Martha and son George (age 5-20)
John B Godown and Amy Hann had the following child:
219 i. Mary11 Godown was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ October 2, 1852. She married Peter Young in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, July 7, 1879. Married by by Mayor L. H. Sergeant, of Lambertville on July 7, 1879 as reported in the Hunterdon County Democrat on July 22 1879.
In the 1900 census it notes that they have been married for 26 years which would make their year of marriage about 1873.
Peter was born in New Jersey September 1843. Peter was the son of Asher Young and Achsah Dilts. (See Peter Young for the continuation of this line.) Mary (age 17) is living with probably her sister Anna A (age 24) on the Young farm in the 1870 census in Deleware Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ.
John B Godown and Martha Jane Hassell had the following children:
220 ii. Isabelle Godown(1424) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey January 1859. She married Jacob Quick Carkhuff in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, March 27, 1879. Jacob was born in Readington Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ January 21, 1857. Jacob(1425) was the son of Ezekiel Carkhuff and Hannah Maria Latourette. (See Jacob Quick Carkhuff for the continuation of this line.)
221 iii. Margaret J Godown(1426) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1862.
222 iv. Sarah Ann Godown(1427) was born Franklin Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ February 15, 1864. She married Stephen Stout in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, December 5, 1885. Stephen was born about 1865.
+ 223 v. George Clarance Godown was born September 8, 1877.
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