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Laura Godfrey (Van Hise)

Also Known As: "Laura Vanhise"
Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Ewingsville, Mercer, NJ, USA
Death: circa 1933 (65-73)
Ewingsville, Mercer, NJ, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Francis D. Van Hise, Sr. and Johanna Van Hise
Wife of William Godfrey, II
Partner of Henry Jones
Mother of Lydia Jones; Joanna Lewis; John H. Godfrey; William Byers Godfrey; Johanna Alberta Godfrey and 5 others
Sister of Alonzo Van Hise; Francis D. Van Hise, Jr.; Matilda Van Hise; Elwood Van Hise, Sr.; Alice Van Hise and 1 other

Occupation: housekeeper (maid)
Managed by: Michelle Dawn Fentress
Last Updated:
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Immediate Family

About Laura Godfrey

1900 U.S. Federal Census: Laura Godfrey residence: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts birth date: Jun 1863 birthplace: Ewingsville, Mercer, New Jersey relationship to head-of-household: Self spouse name: William Godfrey spouse birth place: Prince Edward Island, Canada father birthplace: New Jersey mother birthplace: Pennsylvania race or color (expanded): Black gender: Female marital status: Married years married: 15 estimated marriage year: 1885 mother how many children: 9 number living children: 4.

William and Laura had 9 children. Only 4 of them were living in 1900. They lived at 24 McLean Street in Boston, MA. Worked as a maid. William was her first husband. Laura had a daughter, Lydia Jones b. Oct. 27, 1883 in Tewksbury, MA (Tewksbury Almshouse) from Henry Jones of Virginia before her marriage to William Godfrey, II. Lydia died the next day and was buried in N. Providence, Union, NJ, USA. Laura's Death: 1933 in Ewingsville, Mercer, New Jersey, USA.

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Laura Godfrey's Timeline

June 1863
Ewingsville, Mercer, NJ, USA
October 27, 1883
Age 20
Tewksbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
August 17, 1888
Age 25
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
August 17, 1888
Age 25
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
April 4, 1890
Age 26
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
June 2, 1891
Age 28
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
March 14, 1895
Age 31
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
November 12, 1897
Age 34
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA