Biography of Harvy Godard
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HARVY GODARD, NORTH GRANBY:. Farmer and Miller.

Harvy Godard was born in North Granby, March 15, 1823, and was educated in the common schools, preparing him for a useful and successful life. In 1873 he was a member of the general assembly from the town of Granby, and was master of the state grange from 1875 until 1879. He has held most of the offices within the gift of his town, and is an active and influential citizen of Granby. He is a democrat in politics. Mr. Godard has devoted his life to agricultural pursuits. He is a member of St. Mark's Lodge, No. 36, F. and A. M., of Tariffville. He has always lived in North Granby, where, in addition to his farming occupations, he has carried on a sawmill and gristmill. One of his yearly pastimes is to distill a small quantity of cider brandy in the old fashioned way. Mr. Godard has a wife and five sons. The former was Miss Sabra L. Beach prior to her marriage. His only daughter, Grace M., died in 1878, aged three years.

From:
Illustrated Popular Biography
Of Connecticut
Compiled and Published by J. A. Spalding
Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co.
Hartford, Conn. 1891


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