GODDEN, MOSES L.
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Date: 5/19/2005 at 10:17:33
Biography reproduced from page 518 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:
Moses L. Godden was born Feb. 26, 1843, in Wiltsshire, England. His parents emigrated to America in 1852, settling in Will Co., Ill. They remained there about two years, when they removed to Iowa, locating in Monona, Clayton county. After remaining in the latter place twelve years, the subject of this sketch removed to Kossuth county, locating on the southwest quarter of section 6, township 96, range 28, then Algona township, now Portland, where he still resides. Mr. Godden was married, May 21, 1870, to Charlotte Hudson, a native of Ohio. They have six childrenóDavid, Carrie, Clark, Ida, Jacob and Charlotte. Mr. Godden is an enterprising young farmer and deals extensively in stock.
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