Amos Holmes GODFREY

Amos Holmes GODFREY

Male 1819 - 1901  (82 years)

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  • Name Amos Holmes GODFREY  [1
    • He moved from Genesee County, NY to Michigan in 1850, where he purchased part of Section 36 in Parma Township and became a successful farmer. In politics he was a strong Democrat. [1]
    Born 5 Mar 1819  Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Living in Stafford, Genesee Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1860  Living in Parma, Jackson Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1870  Living in Sandstone, Jackson Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1880  Living in Parma, Jackson Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1900  Living in Sandstone, jackson co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 23 Oct 1901  Jackson County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Chapel Cemetery, Sandstone, Jackson Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I78619  Main Tree
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2015 

    Father Elijah GODFREY,   b. 7 May 1786, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1862, Jackson County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Catharine SLAWSON,   b. 30 Mar 1791, Salem, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1870, Jackson County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 24 Sep 1807  [1
    Family ID F17270  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Harriett S. HUNN,   b. 7 Feb 1829, East Longmeadow, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1881, Parma, Jackson Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1845  Elba, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Seymour Henry GODFREY,   b. 14 Feb 1846, Genesee County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1930, Parma, Jackson Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [Birth]
    +2. William Henry GODFREY,   b. 5 Jun 1848, Genesee County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1915, Santa Cruz, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F31647  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Ellen POTTER,   b. Jul 1835, Genesse Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1901, Parma, Jackson Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1882  Richmond, Macomb Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F31825  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Feb 1845 - Elba, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Living in Sandstone, Jackson Co., Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Living in Sandstone, Jackson Co., Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Oct 1901 - Jackson County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Chapel Cemetery, Sandstone, Jackson Co., Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Amos Holmes Godfrey and Harriett S. Hunn Headstone
    Amos Holmes Godfrey and Harriett S. Hunn Headstone
    Amos Holmes, the son of Elijah Godfrey and Catharine Slawson, and his wife Harriett S. Hunn, are buried in the Chapel Cemetery in Sandstone, Jackson Co., Michigan.

    Created by: Frank Passic, Albion His...
    Photo Added by: Deb Hayes-Wolfe

  • Sources 
    1. [S7506] The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 1945 Vol. 76 No. 3 July.

    2. [S7509] 1850 Census Stafford, Genesee County, New York.

    3. [S7510] 1860 Census Parma, Jackson County, Michigan.

    4. [S7511] 1870 Census Sandstone, Jackson County, Michigan.

    5. [S7529] 1880 Census Parma, Jackson County, Michigan.

    6. [S7520] 1900 Census Sandstone, Jackson County, Michigan.

    7. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

    8. [S02323] FamilySearch.org: Collection - Michigan Marriages 1868-1925.