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Godsey Family 
1907

Samuel W. Godsey and Laura Prudence Johnson Godsey with their family around 1907 in Van Zandt County, Texas..  My grandmother, Arrissa Octavie Godsey(1906-1949) she died 2 years before I was born, is on Laura's lap.  Around the picture is Ola Godsey (1889-abt 1922, she died shortly after childbirth) with her husband Harrison Z. Price and he is holding their first child (whose name I don't have, he died shortly after this picture was taken), next is Arvie Godsey (1890 -), next to Samuel is Epsie Godsey (1900-1930) she died young and her parents raised some of her children, on the other side of Samuel is Earnest Godsey (1896-1961), in front of him is Carrie Godsey (1893-1969).  That is it.  They were not famous or rich, but lived honest lives and all their days in Texas.

Laura Johnson's grandfather Hampton Hansford Hanks(1807-1894) fought in the Texas War with Mexico for the independence of Texas.  He is listed in the same company as Sam Houston.

View the Godsey Family Tombstones in 
Cedar Mills Cemetery, Grayson County, Texas

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