170. William Hudson11 Godowns (William A10, Jacob W9, Jacob V8 Godown, Jacob7, Jacob2 Generation26, Jacob1 Generation15 Godowne, Jacob4 Goedowne, Jacob3 Godon, Abraham2, Main Family Line1 Godown) was born Jefferson Co, GA October 10, 1874. Bill died May 31, 1941 Louisville, Jefferson Co, GA, at 66 years of age. Augusta Chronicle June 2, 1941 Louisville Ga, June 1, 1941 - William Hudson Godowns, 64 died of a heart attack near his residence here last night while enroute to join a party of friends for a fox hunt. Mr. Godowns was a native of Jefferson county and was a devout member of the Ways Baptist church. The deceased is survived by his wife Mrs. Moselle Godowns; Four daughters, Mrs Robert Weatherford of Blythe Ga., Mrs Barnum Goodwin of Hephzibah, Ga, Mrs T. Q. Cobb of Davisboro and Miss Betty Godowns of Louisville; five sones, Robert Godowns, Judson Godowns. Jones Godowns, Wilber Godowns and Louis Godowns; ten grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Find A Grave Memorial# 53694586
He married Sarah Mozelle Jones Jefferson Co, GA, January 11, 1902. Sarah was born in Georgia 1885. Sarah died August 15, 1955 Louisville, Jefferson Co, GA, at 70 years of age. Wednesday, August 17, 1955 Paper: Augusta Chronicle Louisville GA - Funeral services for Mrs Sarah Mozelle Godowns, 70, who died at a Louisville hospital Monday following a brief illness will be held Wednesday at the Ways Baptist Church at Stellaville GA. Dr Albert Howard will officiate assisted by Dr J.M. Branch. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs Godowns, widow of William H Godowns, was a native of Arken but had lived most of her life in Jefferson Co. Survivors inclue four daughters, Mrs Robert Weatherford of Blythe, Mrs Barnum Goodin of Hephzibah, Mrs P.Q. Cobb of Bartow, and Mrs James Boutineau of Wrens: five sons, R.I. Godowns, Jones J Godowns, Wilbur H Godowns and Louie W Godowns all of Louisville, and Judson J Godowns of San Antonio, Texas: three sisters, Mrs R.I. McNeely, Mrs C.F. Hall, both of Wadley and Mrs Jeff Beckum of Augusta, a brother A.P. Jones Sr of Louisville, 27 grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Find A Grave Memorial# 53695047 In the 1900 census Montgomery Co, GA Page 3, A William Gooddowns (age 24) is recorded as a servant in the Palmer household.
In the 1910 census Stellaville Twp, Jefferson Co Georgia page 65, William (age 33) is recorded with his wife Mozelle (age 25), Robert (age 8), Rebie (age 6), Jonis (age 4), and William (age 1y6m). They have been married for 9 years and have had 4 children. All births are recorded as Georgia and William is a farmer.
In the 1920 census Stapleton Twp, Jefferson Co GA page 8, William (age 43) unreadable, is recorded with his wife Mozelle (age 33), Robert (age 16), Rebie (age 14), Jones (age 10), Judson (age 8), Marjorie (age 5), and Wilber (age 2y7m?). William is noted as being a farmer.
In the 1930 census District 12, Tarvers, Burke Co, Georgia page 135, William (age 55) is recorded with his wife Mosell (age 45), Joner (age 20), Mildred (age 15), Wilburn (age 12), Margery (age 10), Betty (age 7), and Lonie? (age 5).
William Hudson Godowns and Sarah Mozelle Jones had the following children:
314 i. Robert Lee12 Godowns was born in Stellaville, Jefferson Co, GA December 18, 1902. Robert died June 19, 1959 Jefferson Co, GA, at 56 years of age. Saturday, June 20, 1959, Augusta Chronicle Louisville, GA - Robert L Godowns, 56, Jefferson Conty treasurer for the past 6 1/2 years, died Unexpectedly at his residence, 1037 Peachtree St., Friday. Mr. Godowns was a native of Jefferson County, son of the late Williams Mapes and Sarah Mozelle Godowns. He was a Louisville merchat and member of the Baptist church. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 3PM at the Louisville Baptist Church by Rev Grady Summer, assisted by Rev W.M. Blakely. Interment will be in the Louisville Cemetery. Survivors include his widow Mrs. Ethel Powell Godowns of Louisville; four sisters, Mrs Robert Weatherford of Blythe, Mrs Barnum Goodin of Hephxibah, Mrs T.Q. Cobb of Bartow and Mrs James Moulineau of Stellaville; four brothers, Jones J Godowns, Judson P. Godowns, Wilbur H Godowns and Louie W Godowns, all of Louiville; and several nieces and nephews.
Find A Grave Memorial# 73726144 He married Ethel G Powell in Georgia, 1929.
Ethel was born in Georgia December 18, 1911. Ethel died August 1974 Louisville, Jefferson Co, GA, at 62 years of age. In the 1930 census Travers, Burke Co, Geogia page 135, Robert (age 24) is recorded with his wife Ethel (age 19). Robert is noted as a farmer and his is recorded right next to his family.
315 ii. Rebie Maude Godowns was born in Stellaville, Jefferson Co, GA October 24, 1904. Rebie died June 11, 1989 at 84 years of age. Find A Grave Memorial# 54561020 She married Milledge Robert Weatherford.
Robie was born in Richmond Co, Georgia July 20, 1909. Robie died December 16, 1940 in Richmond Co, Georgia, at 31 years of age. Find A Grave Memorial# 21790069
316 iii. Louis Godowns was born in Georgia January 5, 1907. Louis died January 14, 1917 in Georgia, at 10 years of age. Find A Grave Memorial# 53695027and Find A Grave Memorial# 121693333 The name is records as Louis, Elois, and Lois. I have used the 1910 census spelling.
+ 317 iv. William Jones Godowns was born March 6, 1910.
+ 318 v. Judson Pitcher Godowns was born December 18, 1911.
319 vi. Mildred Virginia Godowns was born Jefferson Co, GA May 6, 1915. Mildred died January 7, 1981 at 65 years of age. Find A Grave Memorial# 63675580 She married John Barnum Goodin in Aiken, Aiken Co, SC, June 2, 1933.
John was born November 20, 1907. John died May 27, 1964 Augusta, Richmond Co, GA, at 56 years of age. Friday, May 29, 1964 Paper: Augusta Chronicle Funeral services for John Barnum Goodin, Willis Foreman Road, Hephzibah, will be held at 5PM today at Hephzibah Baptict Church with Rev L.G. Corder, assisted by Rev J.M. Napier, officiating. Mr Goodin, 56, husband of Mrs Mildred Godowns Goodin, died Wednesday in an Augusta Hospital.
Find A Grave Memorial# 63675580
+ 320 vii. Wilbur Hudson Godowns was born September 18, 1918.
321 viii. Marjorie Ree Godowns was born Wrens, Jefferson Co, GA July 28, 1922. Marjorie died January 27, 1992 Louisville, Jefferson Co, GA, at 69 years of age. She married Thomas Quincy Cobb in Davisboro, Washington Co, GA. Thomas was born May 12, 1912. (Additional notes for Thomas Quincy Cobb(1514)) Thomas died March 23, 1990 in Chicago, Cook Co, IL, at 77 years of age.
322 ix. Betty Evelyn Godowns was born Jefferson Co, GA January 26, 1923. Betty died January 4, 2006 Augusta, Richmond Co, GA, at 82 years of age. She married James Edward Boulineau Louisville, Jefferson Co, GA, June 25, 1949. James was born Jefferson Co, GA January 10, 1913. James(1515) was the son of Clayborn S Boulineau and Fannie unknown. James died June 15, 1974 in Richmond Co, Georgia, at 61 years of age.(1516)
+ 323 x. Louie Willard Godowns was born December 3, 1926.
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