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Elizabeth Ann (Carrell) Godfrey 1831 - 1902

CARRELL, GODFREY, BROWN

Posted By: Linda H Meyers (email)
Date: 5/30/2008 at 22:23:02

OBITUARY.
Elizabeth Ann Carrell Godfrey was born in Clay county, Indiana, Feb. 14, 1831, died at the home of her son April 5, 1902, aged 71 years, one month, and 21 days. In 1851 she removed to Iowa, remaining here until her death. She was married to Servigna Godfrey in 1848. To them were born 6 children, 3 boys and 3 girls. Two boys and two girls are left to mourn her loss. Three of them being present at the time of her death. Her husband departed this life Dec. 3, 1859, since then 41 years, she has lived a widowed life being left the entire care of the family. She was converted about 40 years ago, since which time she has lived a faithful Christian life. During her sickness she expressed a willingness and readiness, to depart from this life trusting her Savior for a better life beyond.
The funeral was conducted from the house Apr. 7 at 10 o'clock, by Rev. Coffin. Burial in Mt Hope cemetery.

--from a local newspaper


 

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