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Elisha Godfrey
Male 1770 - 1834


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  • Birth  1770  Albany, Albany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1810  Batavia, Genesee, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Elected Office  CA 1825  Dumfries Township, Gore District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Township Warden 
    • The following persons were elected At the Town meetings in Dumfries, either as town wardens, pathmasters or pound-keepers, between 1819 and the year 1830. Some of the gentlemen were frequently re-elected, but their names are not repeated. They are spelled as they appear in the official record. The Town Wardens were David Harvie, Hugh Graham, John McKenzie, Josuha Gilliam, Elisha Godfrey, Miller Lawrason, Thomas Moffatt, John Telfer, Stephen Pembleton, Joseph Latschaw, John Campbell, and Benjamin White.

      Reminiscences of the Early History of Galt and the Settlement of Dumfries in the Province of Ontario, by James Young, 1880 Toronto: Hunter, Rose, pg 138
    Land  1826  North Dumfries Concession 09 Lot 37, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Epidemic  Jul 1834 
    cholera 
    • Family lore indicate he and his son William died in the cholera epidemic in Galt in July 1834. No records yet prove this.
    Name  Elijah Godfrey 
    Died  Jul 1834  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I132505  Generations
    Last Modified  6 Jun 2018 

    Family  Hannah Reynolds,   b. 25 Dec 1779, , Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1862, Vergennes, Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Godfrey,   d. Jul 1834
     2. Adoniram E. Godfrey,   b. 1800,   d. 10 May 1873
     3. Newcomb B. Godfrey,   b. 9 Jul 1806, Batavia, Genesee, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1900, Vergennes, Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Emeline Godfrey,   b. 19 May 1813, Batavia, Genesee, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1895, Pokagon, Cass, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Jacob C. Godfrey,   b. 14 Jan 1816, Batavia, Genesee, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1856, Ligonier, Noble, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Smith D. Godfrey,   b. 1819,   d. 10 Feb 1896
     7. Elizabeth Godfrey,   b. 3 Jun 1822, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1898, Vergennes, Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F32627  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S2660] Census - U.S. Census Population Schedule, 1810 3rd Census.
      Elisha Godfrey
      Home in 1810 (City, County, State):Batavia, Genesee, New York
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10:3
      Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 :1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10:2
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44:1
      Number of Household Members Under 16:5
      Number of Household Members Over 25:2
      Number of Household Members:7

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1770 - Albany, Albany, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1810 - Batavia, Genesee, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Township Warden - CA 1825 - Dumfries Township, Gore District, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 1826 - North Dumfries Concession 09 Lot 37, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Jul 1834 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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