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Abel Godard
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Birth: Jun. 26, 1835
Richville
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 1891

Born 1835 in Richville, New York to Harlow and Mary Rich Godard. Attended Gouverneur Wesleyan, University of Rochester Class of 1859 and Albany Law School. Mustered in as Captain of Company K,October 19, 1861, as Major, Sep. 16,1862, resigned for disability Dec 13, 1862, then enrolled and mustered in as Colonel June 16, 1863, led the regiment at Gettysburg, Chattanooga Campaign and Atlanta Campaign, discharged again for disability at Atlanta, September 13,1864. Town Supervisor 1882-3. Founded the Bank of A Godard and Co in 1877 which merged into the First National Bank of Gouverneur. He m Helen Herring before the Civil War. Their children were Nellie, Arthur, Harold and Harlow. Abel served in the State senate in 1866/67 and the State Assembly in 1882/3. He Died Jul 26, 1891 and is buried at Wayside Cemetery, Richville, New York.


GODARD, ABEL.—Age, 26 years. Enrolled, September 9, 1861, at Richville, New York, to serve three years; mustered in as captain, Co. K, 60th Infantry, October 19, 1861; as major, September 16, 1862; discharged, December 13, 1862; mustered in as colonel, June 16, 1863; discharged for disability, September 13, 1864. 
 
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 Parents:
  Harlow Godard (1804 - 1896)
  Mary A. Godard (1804 - 1889)
 
 Spouse:
  Helen M. Herring Godard (1838 - 1910)
 
 Children:
  Nellie Godard (1863 - 1919)*
  Harlow Godard (1865 - 1940)*
  Arthur Harold Godard (1872 - 1938)*
 
 Sibling:
  Louisa Godard (____ - 1848)*
  Abel Godard (1835 - 1891)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Col of the 60 NYSV in the war of the rebellion
 
Burial:
Wayside Cemetery
Richville
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Anne Cady
Record added: Apr 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25691027
Abel Godard
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Abel Godard
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Abel Godard
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- D. Curtis
 Added: Dec. 3, 2012
 
 
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