Lemuel Goddard & Mary Knisley

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Family Group Report

Husband

Lemuel Goddard

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth Jun 1847 Wetzel, West Virginia  (full birth-date on tombstone; birth-county from son John's birth-certificate)
Marriage 16 Jul 1874 Wetzel, West Virginia  [ marriage-license, page 174 ]
Death 11 Jul 1919 Wetzel, West Virginia  [ death-certificate ]
Burial Antioch Christian Church Cemetery, Wetzel, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father John William Goddard  (1812-1890)
his Mother Elizabeth Yoho  (1823-1892)
Notes about Husband:
Wife

Mary C. Knisley

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 27 Sep 1857 Greene County, Pennsylvania  (full birth-date on tombstone; birth-place from marriage-license)
Death 22 Jan 1939  
Burial Antioch Christian Church Cemetery, Wetzel, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father William Knisley
her Mother Sarah Cole
Notes about Wife:
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 F Martha J. Goddard b 6 Nov 1875 Wetzel, WV  [ birth-register, page 102-a, 6th line ] [ sp. d.c. 1878-1962 ]
m 16 May 1900 Wetzel, WV  [ marriage-license page 421 ] Albert Garner
d 19 Jul 1958 Wetzel, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Antionch Cemetery
2 M John William Goddard b 12 Nov 1877 Wetzel, WV  [ certificate of birth, #275 ] [ sp. d.c. 1882-1962 ]
m 26 Aug 1911 Wetzel, WV  [ marriage-license page 148 ] Zora Parsons
d 2 Mar 1962 Wetzel, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Northview Cemetery
3 M Friend Elmer Goddard b 25 Mar 1879 Wetzel, WV  [ birth-register, page 102-a, 10th line ] (sp. 1882-1958)
m 20 Jun 1903 Marshall, WV  [ marriage-license page 170 ] Elizabeth M. Coffield
d 17 Dec 1947 Marshall, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Northview Cemetery
4 M Wiley S. Goddard b 2 Jul 1887 Wetzel, WV  [ birth-register, page 102-c, 3rd line ]  
m 16 Sep 1906 Wetzel, WV  [ marriage-license page 42 ] Dortha Blake (d. 1913)
m 22 Aug 1916 Wetzel, WV  [ marriage-license page 330 ] Sarah Workman
d 10 Mar 1948 (full death-date on tombstone) bur: Greenlawn Mem.
5 F Cora E. Goddard b 10 Nov 1889 Wetzel, WV  [ birth-register, page 102-c, 7th line ] (sp. 1892-1979)
m 6 Aug 1913 Wetzel, WV  [ marriage-register page 41 ] Eldridge Clark Hiner
d 1 Sep 1940 Ashtabula, Ohio  (full death-date on tombstone) bur: Williamsfield Center
6 M Curtis Earl Goddard b 22 Nov 1896 Wetzel, WV  [ certificate of birth, #20959 ] (sp. 1900-1995)
m 28 Jan 1922 Wetzel, WV  [ marriage-license page 97 ] Phoebie Blake
d 21 Nov 1953 Wetzel, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Antioch Cemetery
Notes about Children:

Census Analysis

Head of Household: Lemuel Goddard Spouse: Mary K. Nicely
Date / Place of Birth: 1847 / Wetzel, WV Date / Place of Birth: 1857 / Greene, PA
Date / Place of Death: 1919 / Wetzel, WV Date / Place of Death: 1939 /
Marriage Date / Place: 1874 / Wetzel, WV
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel Twp Proctor Township Pg# no. 40
22-year-old Lemuel Goddard is with his parents, Jno Goddard (age 51, Farmer, $400/$530, PA) & Elizabeth (age 46, PA).
Siblings: Harrison (15), John (13), Alcinda (11), and Nicholas (4)
1870 ST PA COUNTY: Greene Twp Gilmore Township Pg# no. 6
15-year-old Mary Knisley is with her father, William Knisley (age 46, Laborer; $2000/$515, PA); other household members: Barbara (26), William (20), Joseph (18), Isaac (16), Elizabeth (13), Washington (11), James (9), Jesse (7), and Caroline (4).
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED: 104; Proctor District Pg# no. 48&49
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Godard, Lemuel 32 VA PA-VA; married; Farmer
", Mary (wife) 25 PA PA-PA; married; Keeping House
", Martha J. (dau) 5 WV VA-PA
", John H. (son) 3 WV VA-PA
", Friend (son) 1 WV VA-PA
Finch, Wilford 16 WV VA-VA
Lines 46-50 & 1; Enum-Dwelling #421; Enum-Family #426
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:102; Proctor District Pg# Sheet 9B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Godard, Lemuel (head) 52 WV PA-WV; born Jun 1847; married-22-years; Farmer
", Mary C. (wife) 42 PA PA-PA; born Mar 1858; married-22-years; 6-children-born / 6-children-living
", John W. (son) 22 WV WV-PA; born Nov 1877; single; Farm Laborer
", Friend E. (son) 21 WV WV-PA; born Mar 1879; single; Farm Laborer
", Wiley S. (son) 12 WV WV-PA; born July 1887; Farm Laborer; attended school 5 months during the year
", Cora E. (dau) 10 WV WV-PA; born July 1889; attended school 5 months during the year
", Curtis E. (son) 3 WV WV-PA; born Nov 1896
Lines 87-93; Enum-Dwelling #160; Enum-Family #160; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule# 145
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:158; Proctor District Pg# Sheet 3A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Goddard, Lemuel (head) 60 WV PA-WV: 1st-marriage; married-35-years; Farmer, Gen. Farm; Emp.
", Mary (wife) 54 PA PA-PA; 1st-marriage; married-35-years; 6-children-born / 6-children-living
", John (son) 32 WV WV-PA; single; Teacher, Public School; W.
", Cora (dau) 20 WV WV-PA; single; none
", Curtis (son) 13 WV WV-PA; Farm Laborer, Home Farm; attended school during theyear
Lines 17-21; Enum-Dwelling #39; Enum-Family #40; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule# 33
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:149; Proctor District Pg# Sheet 6A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Goddard, Mary (head) 65 PA PA-PA; widow; Farmer, General Farm; O.A.
", Curtis E. (son) 22 WV WV-PA; single; Teacher; Public School; W.
", Ray H. (gr-son) 13 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Lewis (gr-son) 11 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
Lines 4-7; Enum-Dwelling #100; Enum-Family #103; Owns-farm; free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule# 86
1930 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:52-18; Proctor District Pg# Sheet 8A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Goddard, Mary C. (head) 72 PA PA-PA; widow; none
", Lewis (gr-son) 20 WV WV-WV; single; none
", Curtis (son) 33 WV WV-PA; married at age 24; Teacher, Publis School
", Phoebie (d-in-law) 29 WV WV-WV; married at age 21; none
", Ralph (gr-son) 6 WV WV-WV
", Bernard (gr-son) 5 WV WV-WV
", Lemuel (gr-son) 3 WV WV-WV
", Glen (gr-son) 1 WV WV-WV
", Evaline (gr-dau) 9/12 WV WV-WV
Lines 38-46; Enum-Dwelling #162; Enum-Family #163; Owns-farm; value $1500

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