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David Godwin (#46806482)
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Bio Photo An interest in local history resulted in a collection of biographies and obituaries for a book I published containing names of settlers in the area who happen to be members of Western Star Lodge No. 240 AF and AM and an unpublished manuscript about officers of the city police department. This led to many treks through local and regional cemeteries which prompted my interest in geneology.
If you find errors or changes necessary in any of my entries, please feel use the edit tab on the memorial and send me the information. I will gladly answer any and all inquiries.
I am interested in family names Godwin, Heubner, Reynolds, Wittenmyer and Buckles from south and west central Indiana and Kentucky.
If you find a relative (within Find-a-Grave guides) I will gladly transfer management of any of my entries. To avoid further errors and mismatched information, however, I will promptly honor only requests through use of the edit tab on the memorial. A family member should maintain these and enter additional information.
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Caring Graver
LUDWICK FAMILY
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR CONSIDERING TRANSFERRING MANAGEMENT OF THE LUDWICK'S. I WILL TRY MY BEST TO GET THE EDIT TO YOU.

I CAN BEARLY SEE TO GET THE MESSAGE ON MY CELL. I JUST WANTED TO SAY THAT VERY SELDOM DO YOU COME ACROSS SOMEONE THAT DOES A LOT OF ADDITIONAL RESEARCH.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR DILIGENCE AND TIME SPENT ON THE FAMILY. I KNOW HOW MUCH TIME IS INVESTED ON TRAVELING, PHOTOGRAPHING, NOT TO MENTION POSTING GRAVESTONES OF FAMILIES. THERE IS A LOT OF WORK BEHIND EACH NAME!

KIND REGARDS AND MUCH APPRECIATION.
Added by Caring Graver on Sep 23, 2016 9:38 PM
Caring Graver
LUDWICK FAMILY
Hello David,

3rd great grandparents.. The Ludwick Family Im trying to connect with dates and relationship. Theres a few to edit. Please be patient. Thank you.
Added by Caring Graver on Sep 22, 2016 9:03 AM
Mary Dyal Ward
Zannie Cobb Davis Godwin
Hello, I saw where you left flowers on my great grandmother's find a grave site. Are we related? I have recently started researching this side of the family and I keep hitting road blocks. I would love to compare notes if you have any on this line.

Thanks,
Mary
Added by Mary Dyal Ward on Sep 22, 2016 9:02 AM
KSparkman
Which Godwin Branch
I am curious as to which Godwin branch you descend. David George?
Added by KSparkman on Sep 16, 2016 2:56 AM
Family Finder Friend
RE: Mark Brownfield
Hi, I worked with Mark's Mother, Lois, for a few years at the Univ of IL. I think he died in 1994 or 1995. I thought he was buried somewhere in Champaign-Urbana. I did a little looking around and found an obit for another family member.
http://www.news-gazette.com/obituaries/2016-07-11/claudia-chaney.html
His named is spelled Mark in the obit.

I will keep looking to see if I can find where he is buried.

Added by Family Finder Friend on Aug 07, 2016 10:15 PM
Helen Cobb Rehm
RE: civil war vets
Good luck with your research!
Added by Helen Cobb Rehm on Aug 04, 2016 9:44 AM
Helen Cobb Rehm
RE: James L. Goodwin
David. I just don't know how you can find any information. Have you sent for this person's military records? I have the same problem with my great grandfather who was killed in MO. Finally found out from the cemetery he was probably buried in a mass grave. Wish I could help you, I know how frustrating it can be.

Helen
Added by Helen Cobb Rehm on Aug 04, 2016 7:14 AM
GLG
clyde lewis
Thanks for the e-mail and your generosity on
the memorial. I hope I have it correct.

Thx GLG
Added by GLG on Aug 01, 2016 8:15 PM
carol blohm
RE: Mary Taylor Godwin
David,

Yes! We have the same relative. I believe Godwin had several wives and, if I remember correctly, my grandmother Mary Corn Taylor was his second one. Mary's parents were Jesse Corn and Agnes (have not verified her last name). She married Isaac Taylor 3 January 1856; she was his second wife. Isaac divorced his first wife. Mary and Isaac had two children: Samuel Cleveland Taylor born 11 August 1857 in Edwardsport IN (Knox Cty) and William Lewis born 9 December 1859 in Knox Cty. Isaac died in 1860 leaving Mary with two infants. I know of Isaac's death date only through the sale of farm land. I do not know why he died or where he was buried. I would love to find out and have worked on this question for a long time. I have more information if you are interested. In a history of Knox Cty I found a brief account of the Godwin family and some biographical info about William with the writer's name, a Godwin. However, when I wrote this person my letter was returned. I would love to know more about the family. So, thank you for contacting me and I would love to hear from you. I live in Illinois. Where are you?

Carol
Added by carol blohm on Aug 01, 2016 10:47 AM
Glenda Barry
RE: Edna Watson
I'm sure that I will miss more, too. But if we all work together, it will all work out!

Glenda
Added by Glenda Barry on Jul 19, 2016 6:17 PM
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