Biography of Oscar E. Godfrey





Godfrey, Oscar E., was born in Elba, N. Y, September 10, 1833. His father, Nathan S. Godfrey, was a native of Orange county, N. Y., and came to Stafford, Genesee county, in 1826 with his parents, Elijah and Catherine (Slawson) Godfrey. Nathan S. married a daughter of Andrew B. Jones, and through life was a farmer and appraiser of real estate; he was a man whose judgment was sought and respected by all who knew him; he died May 8, 1891. Oscar E. Godfrey was educated in the common schools. In 1883 he married Annie, daughter of Stephen Shepard; she died in 1894. Mr. Godfrey is a good farmer, a plain and substantial citizen. In politics he is a strong Democrat.



Source:
Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890

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