471. William Jennings Bryan12 Godown (John William11, John Ray10, Isaac9, Jacob8, Evans7, Jacob6, Jacob5 Goedowne, Abraham4, Jacob3 Godon, Abraham2, Main Family Line1 Godown)(1807) was born in Linden, Dallas Co, IA October 7, 1896. William died 1954 Iowa, at 57 years of age. Died in a car accident Buried at West Linn Cemetery, Linden, Dallas Co, Iowa
He married Arta Consuelo Bales about 1920. Arta was born in Linn Twp, Dallas Co Iowa July 27, 1897. Arta(1808) was the daughter of Mahlon Zimri Bales and Lottie O Stephens. Arta died July 1982 Muscatine, Muscatine Co, IA, at 84 years of age. Buried at West Linn Cemetery, Linden, Dallas Co, Iowa In the 1930 census Cass Twp, Guthrie Co Iowa page 197, Bryan (age 33) is recorded with his wife Arta (age 32), Mary (age 9), Phyllis (age 2y11m), and Rhoda (age 1y3m). Bryan is a farmer first married at age 23.
William Jennings Bryan Godown and Arta Consuelo Bales had the following children:
682 i. Mary E13 Godown(1809) was born in Guthrie Co, Iowa December 11, 1920. Mary died April 16, 2012 in Monmouth, Ilinois, at 91 years of age. Burial at Warren County Memorial Park, Monmouth, Warren Co, Illinois She married George Harvey in Oquawka, Illinois, April 14, 1956.
George was born about 1920. George died June 16, 2001 at 80 years of age.
683 ii. Phyllis Godown (still alive).
684 iii. Rhoda J Godown (still alive).
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