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Mary Ann Elliott Godwin
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Birth: Jun. 14, 1826
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Aug. 14, 1890
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA

Mary Ann Elliott Godwin (born: 14 June 1826 in Rapides Parish, LA died: 14 Aug 1890 in Rapides Parish, LA) was the daughter of William David Elliott (born: 1 February 1795 in Warren Co, GA. died: 30 January 1865 in Rapides Parish, LA) and Elizabeth Andrews (born: 17 August 1800 in Connecticut died 17 August 1866 in Rapides Parish, LA). Mary Ann's father, William David Elliott (1795-1865) fought in the War of 1812 and was at The Battle of New Orleans with General Andrew Jackson.

William David Elliott's parents were Lt. Thomas Elliott (born: 1761 in Virginia died: 1805 in "West Florida" in the present-day East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, area) and Elizabeth Mayers. Thomas Elliott (1761-1805) was in the Kershaw Regiment, South Carolina, during the Revolutionary War, and he was an aide-de-camp to General Francis Marion ("The Swamp Fox").

Mary Ann Elliott Godwin was the granddaughter of Revolutionary War Officer, Thomas Elliott (1761-1805).

Mary Ann Elliott's parents moved from East Feliciana, Louisiana, to Cheneyville, Louisiana, in 1820. She was born in Cheneyville on 14 June 1826.

Mary Ann Elliott (1826-1890) married Reverend William Daniel Godwin on 4 Novermber 1847 in Rapides Parish, Louisiana. They had three children who lived to adulthood: (1) William E. Godwin (19 Jan 1856-23 Nov 1882); (2) Alonzo Machen Godwin (12 Aug 1854-24 Sept 1922); and (3) Alice Cleo Godwin (30 April 1849 8 June 1919). Mary Ann Elliott Godwin died on 14 August 1890 in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, and is buried in Butters Cemetery.

On the death certificate of Mary Ann Elliott Godwin's daughter, Alice Cleo Godwin Morrow, Mary Ann Elliott is listed as Nora Elliott. This could be a death certificate error or "Nora" could have been a nick name used for Mary Ann Elliott.
Family links: 
  William David Elliott (1795 - 1865)
  Elizabeth Andrews Elliott (1800 - 1866)
  William Daniel Godwin (1818 - 1907)
  Alice Cleo Godwin Morrow (1849 - 1919)*
  Alice Cleo Godwin Morrow (1849 - 1919)*
  Alonzo Machen Godwin (1854 - 1922)*
  William E Godwin (1856 - 1882)*
  John D Godwin (1858 - ____)*
  Elizabeth Jane Elliott Phillips (1821 - 1914)*
  Mary Ann Elliott Godwin (1826 - 1890)
  David William Elliott (1838 - 1894)*
  Ellen Susan Elliott Whittington Strother (1839 - 1919)*
*Calculated relationship
64 yrs. 2 mos. / Wife of Rev. W. D. Godwin
Butters Cemetery
Forest Hill
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA
Maintained by: Couch Genealogy
Originally Created by: zzyzx1947
Record added: Jul 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28211477
Mary Ann <i>Elliott</i> Godwin
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Mary Ann <i>Elliott</i> Godwin
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