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 James Godden

James Godden

Birth
Rye, Rother District, East Sussex, England
Death 14 Mar 1923 (aged 74)
Humboldt County, Iowa, USA
Burial Humboldt, Humboldt County, Iowa, USA
Plot Sec 8 Lot 27
Memorial ID 101520364 · View Source
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James was the son of William Godden and Sarah Dabson. He immigrated to the US in 1872. He was a farm laborer. In his later years he lived with his nephew Ivan Godden.

March 23, 1923 - Humboldt Republican - Obituary of James Godden - James Godden the youngest son of William and Sarah Godden was born August 2, 1848 near Rye, Sussex, England, and departed this life March 14, 1923, aged 74 years, 7 months, and 12 days.

At the age of fourteen he was confirmed into the church of England and was an active worker in the Baptist church of Bradgate until recent years. In the spring of 1872 he came to New York where he spent the spring and summer coming to Iowa, Nov. 2, 1872, to the home of his brother, Orlando. Six months ago he was afflicted witn carsenoma which was the direct cause of his death.

For years he had made his home at the old homestead and had been lovingly cared for by Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Godden. Everything was done to relieve him, but March l4th he passed peacefully to the great beyond. Always kind to everyone he will be greatly missed, both in his home and the community in which he lived.

We miss tbee from our home, dear uncle,
We miss thee from thy place,
A shadow oer our life is cast,
We miss the sunshine of they face.
We miss thy kind and willing hand
Thy fond and earnest care,
our home is dark without thee,
we miss thee everywhere.

He leaves to mourn his loss Ivan Godden, Mrs. Eliza Bradbury, both of Bradgate; Mrs. Rose Lambert of Estherville, Iowa; Mrs. Myrtle Anderson of Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral services were conducted at the home and church by his former pastor, Rev. C.J. Wright of Manchester, Iowa and interment was made in the Union cemetery at Humboldt, Iowa.

We wish to thank our friends and neighbors for the beautiful flowers and their sympathy and help during our recent bereavement.
Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Godden
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Bradbury
Mr. and Mrs. Harley Lambert
Mr. and Mrs. Joy Anderson and families


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  • Created by: Geo Clinton
  • Added: 30 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101520364
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Godden (2 Aug 1848–14 Mar 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101520364, citing Union Cemetery, Humboldt, Humboldt County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Geo Clinton (contributor 46936067) .