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Elvas Godfrey
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1869
Burlington
Kane County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1957
Elgin
Kane County
Illinois, USA


Note --- Headstone reads b 1870
-------- Obituary reads b 1869


Lifelong Burlington
Resident Dies
BURLINGTON—Elvas Godfrey,
87, a lifelong resident of Burlingon,
passed away at St. Joseph's
Hospital, Elgin, Sunday morning
after a short illness. He was born
in Burlington December 17, 1869,
he son of the late Charles and
Mary Atchinson Godfrey. He was
a carpenter and contractor in the
Burlington area, retiring from
active work a number of years
ago.
He is survived by two brothers,
Clayton of Burlington and Leslie
of Paradise, Calif.; also several
nieces and nephews. He was pre-
ceded in death by one brother
and two sisters.
Funeral services were held on
Tuesday afternoon from the Fredrick
Funeral Home in Hampshire.
Rev. John Curtis, Jr., of the Bur-
lington Methodist Church, officiated
and burial was in Burlington
Union cemetery.

Sycamore True Republican
Friday, April 12, 1957
Page: 8
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Blanchard Godfrey (1840 - 1922)
  Mary Ann Atkinson Godfrey (1841 - 1926)
 
 Siblings:
  Elvas Godfrey (1869 - 1957)
  Lorain Godfrey Kirk (1871 - 1936)*
  Clayton Charles Godfrey (1873 - 1966)*
  Lymen Heber Godfrey (1878 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Burlington Union Cemetery
Burlington
Kane County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Larry60109
Record added: Jan 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83066711
Elvas Godfrey
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 Added: Mar. 25, 2013
 
 
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