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Unknown Descendants


The parents of the following great grandchildren have not been established:

1. Leonard Dozier Godbold

2. Thomas E. Godbold

3. John Ellis Godbold

1. Leonard Dozier Godbold b. 21 May 1805, S. C.; father died; lived with an uncle; came to Ala. 1820's with brother; taught school in Clarke Co., Ala,; m. 21 Feb. 1833, Harriet Shamburger (1818-1891); d. 24 Oct. 1863, Bethel, Wilcox County, Ala. Their children: Mary Elizabeth, Rebecca Ann, Martha L., Caroline Harriett, Lucretia Margaret and Leonard William Godbold.

a. Mary Elizabeth Godbold b. 19 Sept. 1834, Wilcox Co., Ala.; m. Julius Kimbrough; no children; d. 16 Nov. 1859.

b. Rebecca Ann Godbold b. 21 Feb. 1837, Wilcox Co., Ala.; m. Francis Henry "Frank" Kimbrough (1830-1902); d. 26 June 1902, Selma, Ala.; lived at Pine Hill, Ala. Children: Dr. William and Leonard Kimbrough.

(1) Dr. William Kimbrough practiced medicine in Linden, Ala.; m. Children: Cecil, Rhett and Rhea Kimbrough.

(a) Dr. Cecil Kimbrough practiced medicine in Linden, Ala.

(b) Rhett Kimbrough, attorney at law, Linden, Ala.; deceased. One son.

a. Rhett Kimbrough, Jr., Birmingham, Ala.

(c) Rhea Kimbrough m. a Miss Cobb; two children living in Texas.

(2) Leonard Kimbrough, attorney at law; went to Texas; became wealthy in oil.

c. Martha L. Godbold b. 22 Sept. 1839, Wilcox Co., Ala.; d. 12 Aug. 1854; age 15.

d. Caroline Harriet Godbold b. 10 Jan. 1842, Wilcox Co., Ala.; d. 5 Oct. 1845.

e. Lucretia Margaret Godbold b. 11 Apr. 1844, Bethel, Ala.; m. 24 Nov. 1863, Flavius Franklin Kimbrough (1839-1913); d. 1 May 1924, Kimbrough, Ala. Children: Willie, Alice and Dr. Flavius Franklin Kimbrough.

(1) Willie Kimbrough m. Federal Judge in Tenn. No children.

(2) Alice Kimbrough m. a Mr. Callen. No children.

(3) Dr. Flavius Franklin "Flave" Kimbrough m. Lula Dumas; practiced medicine in Kimbrough, Ala. Children: Franklin Dumas, Raymond, Margaret and Ellis Flavius Kimbrough.

(a) Franklin Dumas Kimbrough b. Kimbrough, Ala.; m. Mildred McConnell; d.

(b) Dr. Raymond Kimbrough taught at U. of Va. Medical School.

(c) Margaret Kimbrough.

(d) Ellis Flavius Kimbrough, Kimbrough, Ala.

f. Leonard William Godbold b. 1 Jan. 1851, Bethel, Ala.; m. 26 Feb. 1874, Alice Harriett Ratcliffe (1855-1891); clerk of Bethel Church; influential; a planter; d. 5 Dec. 1937, Bethel, Ala. Children: Leonard Leonidas, Norman Dozier, Dr. Percy Ellis, Pearly Alice, Lawrence Earle, Stanley Clifford, Irma Lucretia and Bernard Preston Godbold.

(1) Leonard Leonidas Godbold b. 29 Jan. 1875, Bethel, Ala.; m. 25 Oct. 1892 Nellie E. Tait; d. Jan. 1941. Children: Felix Leonard, Maud Alice, James Asbury and William Edward Godbold.

(a) Felix Leonard Godbold b. 26 Mar. 1894; deceased.

(b) Maud Alice Godbold b. __ Jan. 1896 or 7; deceased.

(c) James Asbury Godbold b. 1 May 1899; living in Virginia.

(d) William Edward Godbold b. 4 Dec. 1907; living in Washington, D.C,

(2) Norman Godbold b. 1 Apr. 1897, Bethel, Ala.; Judiciary Dept., Honolulu, Hawaii; m. 25 June 1902 Irene Alford, Camden, Ala.; lawyer; state senator; jurist; d. 16 July 1936, Camden, Ala., grad. SNC; LLB degree, U. of Ala.; practiced law at St. Stephens, Ala.; Democrat; Presbyterian; Mason, Knight of Pythias; Knight of Honor. Children: Evelyn, Norman Dozier, Jr., and Wilford Godbold.

(a) Evelyn Godbold b. 11 Jan. 1904, Camden, Ala.; m. Harry Sanders, Honolulu, Hawaii.

(b) Norman Dozier Godbold, Jr. b. 22 Jan. 1907, Camden, Ala.

(c) Wilford Godbold b. 3 Apr. 1911, Montgomery, Ala.; living in Honolulu.

(3) Dr. Percy Ellis Godbold b. 12 Aug. 1879, Bethel, Ala.; m. 19 Oct. 1905 Kathleen Davis; practiced medicine in Pine Hill, Ala.; d. 3 Apr. 1957. Children: Lauren Earle, Kathleen, Capt. Marshall Davie, Percy Ellis, Jr. and Leonard W. Godbold.

(a) Lauren Earle Godbold b. 30 Aug. 1907, Pine Hill, Ala.; m. F. J. Mizell, Texas C. of A. & I., Kingsville, Texas.

(b) Kathleen Godbold b. Pine Hill, Ala.; m. R. D. Aubrey, 7416 Wonder Lane, Jacksonville, Fla. Children: Dale, David and Lauryn Aubrey.

(c) Capt. Marshall Davis Godbold b. 25 Mar. 1910; d. 5 July 1944.

(d) Percy Ellis Godbold, Jr. b. 5 Feb. 1913; C.P.A.; management consultant; 1038 Michael Lane, Anniston, Ala.

(e) Leonard W. Godbold b. Pine Hill, Ala.; P. O. Box 4813, U. of Ala. , Tuscaloosa, Ala.

(4) Pearly Alice Godbold b. 3 Mar. 1881, Bethel, Ala.; m. 15 June 1904 George Daniel Carroll. One daughter.

(a) Susie Alice Carroll b. 25 Jan. 1907; m. Frank Fields, Philadelphia, Penn.

(5) Lawrence Earle Godbold b. 29 Sept. 1884, Bethel, Ala.; d. 6 July 1899.

(6) Stanley Clifford Godbold b. 18 Aug. 1886, Bethel, Ala.; lawyer; m. 29 June 1910 Mildred McCasky; m. 1936 Jean Fairley; d. Oct. 1961, Camden, Ala. Children: Wife 1, Stanley David, John Lawrence and Frances Mildred; Wife 2, Clifford and Alice Jean Godbold.

(a) Stanley David Godbold b. 1 Apr. 1911, Camden, Ala.

(b) John Lawrence Godbold b. 1912, Camden, Ala.; attorney at law; Camden, Ala.

(c) Frances Mildred Godbold b. Camden, Ala.

(d) Clifford Godbold b. Camden, Ala.

(e) Alice Jean Godbold b. Camden, Ala.; living in Montgomery, Ala.

(7) Bernard Preston Godbold b. 21 Oct. 1888, Bethel, Ala.; m. 25 Jan. 1911 Mamie Ezelle Cleveland. Children: Mary Alice, Lucretia Earle, Marie, Preston Cleveland and Sara Jerilyn Godbold.

(a) Mary Alice Godbold b. 23 Oct. 1911; m. a Mr. Harris, Washington, D.C.

(b) Lucretia Earle Godbold b. 30 May 1915; m. Fred Zeigler, Mont­gomery, Ala.

(c) Marie Godbold b. 25 Dec. 1918; m.; living in Washington, D. C.

(d) Preston Cleveland Godbold b. Sept. 1921; living in Penna.

(e) Sara Jerilyn Godbold b. July 1925; m. a Mr. Harris; Washington, D.C.

(8) Irma Lucretia Godbold b. 27 Nov. 1890, Bethel, Ala.

2. Thomas H. Godbold b. 22 May 1811, S. C.; father died; lived with an uncle; came to Ala. in 1820's; m. 23 Dec. 1936, Ann Matilda Stuart (1818-1888), b. in Ireland; d. 12 Oct. 1858, Black's Bend, Ala. Children: Capt. Robert Christopher, Charles Stuart, William Thomas, Leonard James, Dr. John Abraham Cooper, Edward Johnson, Ann Eliza, Mary Rose Rebecca (or Rosa Mary) and Lillie Sarah Godbold.

a. Capt. Robert Christopher Godbold b. 8 Oct. 1837, Allentown, Ala.; m. 19 May 1864 Lucy A. Ellen Foxworth; operated steamboats on the Tombigbee River and Ala. Rivers 1883. Children: Jesse Cox, Thomas Francis, Robert Charles, Patrick Lyons, Frank F. and Ida May (Bertie) Godbold.

(1) Jesse Cox Godbold b. 5 June 1865; d.

(2) Frank F. Godbold b. Wilcox Co., Ala.; m. Sudie Twilley; deceased.

(3) Thomas Francis Godbold b. 12 June 1872.

(4) Robert Charles Godbold b. 17 Dec. 1875; m. Nora Tyier; lived in Yellow Bluff, Ala.; d.

(5) Patrick Lyons "Pat" Godbold b. 31 Mar. 1877; d.

(6) Ida May (Bertie) Godbold b. ____; m. Dr. Charles E. McConnell, Their children: Julius, Mary Clyde, Charles Emmette, Guy, Edna Earle, Mildred Elouise, Grace Louise, Harry Godbold and Selwyn Mayo McConnell.

(a) Julius McConnell, b.

(b) Mary Clyde McConnell b. 14 Oct. 1891; m. Richard E. Carlton.

(c) Charles Emmette McConnell b. ____; m. Linnie Auritt.

(d) Guy McConnell, b.

(e) Edna Earle McConnell b. ____; m. Dr. A. Rogers.

(f) Mildred Elouise McConnell b. 16 Dec. 1901, Ala.; m. 24 Sept. 1917, Franklin Dumas Kimbrough, Ala.; Selma, Ala. Their children: Mildred Patricia, Mary Ellis, Frances Elouise, Franklin Dumas, Jr. and Ann Kimbrough.

1. Mildred Patricia Kimbrough b. 9 Mar. 1919; m. 27 Nov. 1959 J. Carroll Phillips.

2. Mary Ellis Kimbrough b. 6 Dec. 1920; m. 1943 H. Bennie Sumrall.

3. Frances Elouise Kimbrough b. 2 Mar. 1926; m. 26 May 1949 Eugene Esco.

4.  Franklin Dumas Kimbrough b. 27 May 1932; m. 20 Dec. 1959 Jean Shell.

5. Ann Kimbrough b. 4 Aug. 1935; m. 20 June 1959, James Agee Kelly.

(g) Grace Louise McConnell b. 2 Oct. 1904, Ala.; m. Charles E. Williams.

(h) Harry Godbold McConnell b. ____; m. Mattie _______.

(i) Selwyn Mayo McConnell b. ____; m. Emma Bell Manley.

b. Charles Stuart Godbold b. 29 Oct. 1839, Allenton, Ala.; d. 3 Jan. 1862.

c. William Thomas Godbold b. 29 Jan. 1842, Allenton, Ala.; d. 29 Mar. 1849.

d. Leonard James Godbold b. 21 June 1844, Allenton, Ala.; d.23 July 1852.

e. Dr. John Abraham Cooper Godbold b. 1 Mar. 1847, Black's Bend, Ala.; m. 21 Dec. 1881 Sallie C. West (1858-1903), Dourden, Ala.; practiced medicine in Black's Bend, Coy; d. 3 Oct. 1918, Coy, Ala. Children: William Thomas, Maggie Powe, Lillie Lee, Dr. John Cooper, Jr. , Walter Bright and Edwin Condie Godbold.

(1) William Thomas Godbold b. 31 Oct. 1882, Black's Bend, Ala.; d. 30 Dec. 1931, Calif. Sgt. Base Hosp.; buried in Whatley Cem., Clarke Co., Ala.

(2) Maggie Powe Godbold b. 25 Dec. 1884, Black's Bend, Ala.; d. 15 Nov. 1885.

(3) Lillie Lee Godbold b. 25 Feb. 1886, Black's Bend, Ala.; d. 21 Aug. 1892.

(4) Dr. John Cooper Godbold, Jr. b. 19 Jan. 1888, Coy, Ala.; m. 18 Nov. 1914 Birdie Coleman; practiced medicine in Whatley, Ala.; d. 30 Jan. 1952. Children: W. B. and Bernice Elwyn Godbold.

(a) W. B. Godbold died young.

(b) Bernice Elwyn Godbold b. 19 Sept. 1915, teacher in schools of Grove Hill, Ala.; Whatley, Ala.

(5) Walter Bright "Pat" Godbold b. 14 June 1890, Coy, Ala.; m. 28 Dec. 1921 Litha Mai Boone of Tenn.; made their home in Jackson, Miss.; Meth.; worked for Ill. C. R. R.; d. 29 Mar. 1948, Jackson. Their children: John Boone and Walter Bright Godbold.

(a) John Boone Godbold b. 27 Sept. 1923, Jackson, Miss.; AB Miss. Col.; m. 3 Sept. 1948, Margaret Alice Phillips; Meth.; Jackson, Miss. Children: John Benjamin, Donna Ellen, Daughter and Thomas Godbold.

1. John Benjamin "Ben" Godbold b. 19 Oct. 1951, Jackson, Miss.

2. Donna Ellen Godbold b. 20 Jan. 1954, Jackson, Miss.

3. _______ Godbold b. Jackson, Miss.

4. Thomas Godbold b. 22 Sept. 1958, Jackson, Miss.

(b) Walter Bright Godbold, Jr. b. 3 Dec. 1926, Jackson, Miss.; graduate Millsaps Col.; Meth.; m. 8 Oct. 1950 Eloise Irene Edmonds. Children: Walter Edmonds, Patrick Byron, Daughter and Judy Godbold.

1. Walter Edmonds "Ed" Godbold b. 3 Sept. 1951, Jackson, Miss.; Boy Scout Troop 3; Eagle Scout.

2. Patrick Byron "Pat" Godbold b. 24 Jan. 1953, Jackson, Miss.

3. _____ Godbold b. Jackson, Miss.

4. Judy Godbold b. 16 Apr. 1959, Jackson, Miss.

(6) Edwin Condie Godbold b. 4 Sept. 1893, Coy, Ala.; m. 14 Sept. 1913 Elsie L. Williamson, Camden, Ala.; d. 25 May 1930, Camden, Ala. Children: Bryghte Davis, Edwin Condie, Jr. and Judge John Cooper Godbold.

(a) Bryghte Davis "B.D." Godbold b. 8 July 1914, Camden, Ala.; B. S. Auburn U.; M. A. Stanford U.; Ph. D. N. Y. U.; Bapt.; Ret'd Brig. Gen. USMC; m. Lorene Alkire; Exec. VP Grad. Research Center of Southwest, Dallas, Texas. No children.

(b) Edwin Condie Godbold, Jr. b. 7 Jan. 1918, Camden, Ala.; B.S. Auburn U.; m. 27 June 1942, Virginia Thomas Jones; Bapt.; M. A., U. of Louisville; candidate for Ph. D. June 1967; Ret'd Col. USMC; Assoc. Dir. Sou. Reg. Ed. Bd., Atlanta, Ga.

(c) Judge John Cooper Godbold b. 24 Mar. 1920, Camden, Ala.; A.B. Auburn U.; m. 18 July 1942 Florence Elizabeth Showalter; major, WWII; LLD Harvard Law School; lawyer; Episcopalian; editor of Plainsman; taught math Auburn U.; Fed. Judge US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals; Montgomery, Ala. No children.

(7) Bettie Louise Godbold b. 9 Aug. 1896, Coy, Ala.; m. June 1927 Raburn F. Scarborough; d. 24 Jan. 1937. No children.

f.  Edward Johnson Godbold b. 25 Sept. 1850, Black's Bend, Ala.; d. 1 July 1864.

g. Ann Eliza Godbold b. 21 Jan. 1852, Black's Bend, Ala.; m. 23 Apr. 1868 David Primm; m. 1880 Augustus Condie Bright. One son:

(1) Augustus Condie Bright, Jr.

h. Mary Rose Rebecca (Rosa Mary) Godbold b. 15 July 1854, Coy, Ala.; m. 23 Dec. 1874 George W. Moye. Children:

(1) Rubye Lillian Moye b. 7 Nov. 1875.

(2) Earnest Lamar Moye b. 6 Apr. 1879; d. 6 July 1881.

(3) John Henry Moye b. 21 May 1881.

i. Lillie Sarah Godbold b. 8 Nov. 1856, Black's Bend, Ala.; m. 28 Jan. 1880 Augustus Condie Bright; d. 14 Feb. 1881. One daughter.

(1) Lillie Dell Bright b. 23 Jan. 1881.

3. John Ellis Godbold, b. S. C.; about 1832 m. Mrs. Rebecca Erwin Cook of Ala.; came to Franklin Co., Miss.; member of Bethesda Meth. Church; d. about 1838. Children: Zachariah and James Francis Godbold. Stepdaughters: Sara Ann, Lucy and Catherine Cook, who m. Mason Reynolds, Rowan Byrd and Stephen Martin, respectively.

a. Zachariah Godbold, b. 1833, Franklin Co., Miss.; m. 1 Jan. 1855 Decie Elizabeth Martin (1835-1880); m. 28 Nov. 1885, Malissa Ferrell; charter member of Damascus Bapt. Church, 1859; d. 1890's at Kennolia, Miss. Children: Wife 1, Brunetta, Anne, Victoria T., Courtney and Margaret Malissa; Wife 2, no children.

(1) Brunetta Godbold, b. McCall's Creek, Miss.; m. 22 Nov. 1878 A. G. "Brown" Golman. Children: Lydia, Laura, Zach, Elias, Aston and Landy Golman.

(2) Anne Godbold, b. McCall's Creek, Miss.; m. Davis Golman. Children: Clarence, Hiram, Bessie, Oilie Mae, Stella, Homer, Ercie and Reverend Jewell Golman.

(3) Victoria T. Godbold, b. McCall's Creek, Miss., m. 5 Jan. 1886 Henry E. Wilson. Children: Alma, Zeila, Elmer, Emmett, Theresa, Connie, Hattie, Georgia, May, Gladys and Oilie Wilson.

(4) Courtney Godbold, m. James Wilson.

(5) Margaret Malissa Godbold, b. 1875, Franklin Co., Miss.; Baptist; never married; d. 6 July 1953, Brookhaven, Miss.

b. James Francis "Squire Jim" Godbold, b. 1836, Franklin Co., Miss.; m. 24 Mar. 1854 Mrs. Margaret Malissa Scott McMillan (1818-18__); sold 200 acres of land 9 Jan. 1890; visited relatives in Ala.; d. 1890 at Kennolia, Miss. One daughter: Wenny Godbold. Stepchildren: Naomi, Rebecca and Thomas McMillan.

(1) Wenny Godbold was a member of Bethesda Meth. Church along with her mother. She must have died as a young girl for no record after early 1860's.

(2) Naomi Elizabeth McMillan b. 1835; m. Alexander M. Buie.

(3) Margaret Rebecca McMillan b. 1837; m. John E. Cupit.

(4) Thomas McMillan b. 8 Sept. 1840; m. 1875 Mary J. Armfield.


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