36. Jonathan J2 Godown (Unknown Parents1 GodownUnknown)(1935) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey May 1842. Jonathan died 1908 at 66 years of age.
He married Lillian M Beader in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, September 6, 1890. Lillian was born in New Jersey April 1871. (Additional notes for Lillian M Beader(1936)) In the 1860 census Philadelphia Ward 12 Division 1, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania page 85, Jonathan (age 22) is recorded in a hotel owned by William King (age 62). Jonathan is a boat tender born in New Jersey.
In the 1895 NJ state census Delaware Twp page 41, John is living with his wife Lillian, Leon (under 5) and another son (under 5) which begins with R and is probably an abbreviation for a first name but hard to decifer.
In the 1900 Census Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, NJ (page 223a) Jonathan (age 58) is living with his wife Lillian M (age 29) and Leon (age 8). Both of their parents were born in New Jersey. He is listed in this census as a Carpenter and can read and write and rent their home. They have been married for 9 years and have had 3 children with 1 living at the time of the census.
In the 1905 NJ Census Lambertville Twp page 14, Jonathan is living with Hester A (age 85) Lillian (age 34) and Leon (age 13)
Jonathan J Godown and Lillian M Beader had the following children:
144 i. Leon L3 Godown(1937) was born Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, NJ February 14, 1892. Leon died February 1967 in Oxford, NC, at 75 years of age. In the 1920 census Laueke and Watts Orphan Home on Hawthorne Ave, Yonkers, Westchester Co, New York page 109, Leon (age 27) is living here. He and his parents were born in New Jersey and has an occupation of what looks like Journalism and Printing.
145 ii. Russel (?) Godown(1938) was born Delaware Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1894.
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