Godfrey

Name origin: Name from the German signifying God's peace, godlikepeace, from God and frid, or frede, peace, or from Gad-fred joyful peace.

William Godfrey

b.abt.1610 Woburn, Bedford, England; s/o parents ukn
d.March 25, 1671 Hampton, NH
m.1638 of Ormsby, Norfolk, England; Margaret Margery ______
b.1609 Ormsby, St. Margaret, Norfolk, England; parents ukn
d.May 2, 1687 Hampton, NH

CHILDREN included:

  1. John Godfrey b.1632
  2. dau. Godfrey b.1634
  3. Deborah Godfrey b.abt.1638/1644
  4. Isaac Godfrey b.April 15, 1639 d.Dec. 27, 1717
  5. Sarah Godfrey b.May 15, 1642

From Directory of Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700 by Holmes: WILLIAM freeman at Watertown, 1640, removed to Hampton, NH.

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John Godfrey

b.1632 of Hampton, NH; s/o William Godfrey and Margaret Margery ______
d.March 19, 1697 of Hampton, NH
m.May 6, 1659 Hampton, NH; Mary Cox
b.June 26, 1644 Hampton, NH; d/o Moses Cox and Alice Wise

CHILDREN included:

  1. John Godfrey b.April 8, 1660 d.April 16, 1660
  2. Mary Godfrey b.May 3, 1661 Hampton, NH m.Nov. 23, 1681 John Stockbridge
  3. William Godfrey b.May 28, 1663 d.July 4, 1663
  4. Sarah Godfrey b.May 26, 1664 d.Feb. 15, 1718
  5. Rachel Godfrey b.Oct. 28, 1666
  6. Mehetable Godfrey b.Aug. 15, 1668
  7. Hannah Godfrey b.Dec. 11, 1670
  8. Deborah Godfrey b.Nov. 14, 1672
  9. John Godfrey b.May 5, 1676
  10. Moses Godfrey b.April 17, 1679 d.July 1680

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