370. Samuel Oliver12 Godown (Oliver11, Samuel10, Richard S9, John8, Evans7, Jacob6, Jacob5 Goedowne, Abraham4, Jacob3 Godon, Abraham2, Main Family Line1 Godown) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey August 1882. Samuel died 1944 at 61 years of age. He was killed by a train in 1943 or 1944
He married Laura E VanHorn in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, 1909. Laura was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey November 14, 1896. Laura(1724) was the daughter of Thomas VanHorn and Rebecca Smith. Laura died November 12, 1960 in Glen Gardner, NJ, at 63 years of age. Mrs. Laura E. Godown was the wife of Samuel Godown of Stockton. She died at the State Sanitarium in Glen Gardner at the age of 65.
She was survived by her husband, two sons, Lewis of Stockton and Lester of Trenton; a daughter, Mrs. Eva Faethe of Flemington; three brothers, William and John VanHorn of Stockton and Thomas VanHorn of Franklin; one sister, Mrs. Cora Douglas of Fredonia, N. Y.; 19 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Lambertville Beacon October 20, 1960
Find A Grave Memorial# 38827969 In the 1920 census 62 Franklin Street, Lambertville Hunterdon Co page 209A, Samuel H (age 37) is living with his wife Laura E (age 25) and son Lester H (age 2 years 9 months). Samuel has an occupation of flagman and they rent their house. Father was born in New Jersey and his mother was born in Penn.
In the 1930 census Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co NJ page 94, Samuel (age 47) is recorded with his mother Anne (age 67) and his son Lester (age 12). Samuel was first married at age 27 and is a Rail Road Watchman.
Samuel Oliver Godown and Laura E VanHorn had the following children:
+ 555 i. Lewis A13 Godown Sr was born February 24, 1912.
+ 556 ii. Lester H Godown was born May 8, 1917.
+ 557 iii. Alton Vernon Godown was born 1917.
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