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Re: [Godwin Research] Martha Godwin and Joel Holloman

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  • Christina Godwin
    Is this David Godwin of Memphis,Tn. Brother of Billy Godwin? ... __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail
    Message 1 of 5 , May 11, 2006
      Is this David Godwin of Memphis,Tn. Brother of Billy
      Godwin?

      --- David Godwin <dgodwin45@...> wrote:

      > Am afraid I can't help you. My family arrived in
      > central Indiana from Maryland. Do not believe have
      > any members in North Carolina. I do have a Martha
      > with a brother named James. James died in the civil
      > war and Martha lived her life in Indiana.
      >
      > GIARCJCH <giarcjch@...> wrote:
      > I am searching for information on my great great
      > grandmother, Martha
      > Godwin. I would like to know if she is a member of
      > your family tree?
      >
      > Martha Godwin's daughter, my great grandmother was
      > was
      > Rosa Godwin (married name was Boone). She was from
      > the Ahoskie, Hertford County area of North Carolina.
      >
      > Her father was a free black man who I've heard was
      > named Joel Holloman. Her mother, (my great, great
      > grand
      > mother) was a white woman named Martha Godwin. I
      > don't
      > believe they ever married.
      >
      > My family knows very little about Martha Godwin,
      > except she had a brother named James Godwin and 3
      > biracial children: John Godwin, Rosa Godwin, and
      > Benjamin
      > Godwin. I'm not certain what year she was born --
      > I'm
      > guessing somewhere between 1830 and and 1847. My
      > family does not really know what happened to John
      > Godwin. He was extremely fair-skinned and suspect
      > that he may have lived his adult life as a white
      > man.
      > He did have one child named Lawrence Godwin, who was
      > raised by my great grandmother Rosa Godwin Boone.
      >
      > I was told that my great grandmother, Rosa Godwin
      > Boone was born around 1879 and died around 1965 and
      > eventually married a man named James Boone. Ben
      > Godwin was born around 1864 and died around 1972. I
      > believe all were born in Hertford County, North
      > Carolina.
      >
      > I also heard that Martha and/James Godwin helped my
      > great grandmother, Rosa Godwin Boone and her husband
      > to build their first home and were given around 20
      > acres of land by them.
      >
      > Can you tell me if my great great grandmother,
      > Martha
      > Godwin, was a member of your family tree? Do you
      > know anything about
      > Joel Holloman as well?
      >
      > Thank you.
      >
      > Sincerely,
      >
      > James C. Hunter
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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    • David Godwin
      Nope, Urbana, Illinois Christina Godwin wrote: Is this David Godwin of Memphis,Tn. Brother of Billy Godwin? ...
      Message 2 of 5 , May 12, 2006
        Nope, Urbana, Illinois

        Christina Godwin <chrisgharr@...> wrote: Is this David Godwin of Memphis,Tn. Brother of Billy
        Godwin?

        --- David Godwin <dgodwin45@...> wrote:

        > Am afraid I can't help you. My family arrived in
        > central Indiana from Maryland. Do not believe have
        > any members in North Carolina. I do have a Martha
        > with a brother named James. James died in the civil
        > war and Martha lived her life in Indiana.
        >
        > GIARCJCH <giarcjch@...> wrote:
        > I am searching for information on my great great
        > grandmother, Martha
        > Godwin. I would like to know if she is a member of
        > your family tree?
        >
        > Martha Godwin's daughter, my great grandmother was
        > was
        > Rosa Godwin (married name was Boone). She was from
        > the Ahoskie, Hertford County area of North Carolina.
        >
        > Her father was a free black man who I've heard was
        > named Joel Holloman. Her mother, (my great, great
        > grand
        > mother) was a white woman named Martha Godwin. I
        > don't
        > believe they ever married.
        >
        > My family knows very little about Martha Godwin,
        > except she had a brother named James Godwin and 3
        > biracial children: John Godwin, Rosa Godwin, and
        > Benjamin
        > Godwin. I'm not certain what year she was born --
        > I'm
        > guessing somewhere between 1830 and and 1847. My
        > family does not really know what happened to John
        > Godwin. He was extremely fair-skinned and suspect
        > that he may have lived his adult life as a white
        > man.
        > He did have one child named Lawrence Godwin, who was
        > raised by my great grandmother Rosa Godwin Boone.
        >
        > I was told that my great grandmother, Rosa Godwin
        > Boone was born around 1879 and died around 1965 and
        > eventually married a man named James Boone. Ben
        > Godwin was born around 1864 and died around 1972. I
        > believe all were born in Hertford County, North
        > Carolina.
        >
        > I also heard that Martha and/James Godwin helped my
        > great grandmother, Rosa Godwin Boone and her husband
        > to build their first home and were given around 20
        > acres of land by them.
        >
        > Can you tell me if my great great grandmother,
        > Martha
        > Godwin, was a member of your family tree? Do you
        > know anything about
        > Joel Holloman as well?
        >
        > Thank you.
        >
        > Sincerely,
        >
        > James C. Hunter
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > SPONSORED LINKS
        > American family home insurance American
        > family home insurance company Lineage American
        > family home owner insurance Single family home for
        > sale Family home finance
        >
        > ---------------------------------
        > YAHOO! GROUPS LINKS
        >
        >
        > Visit your group "godwinresearch" on the web.
        >
        > To unsubscribe from this group, send an email
        > to:
        > godwinresearch-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com
        >
        > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to the
        > Yahoo! Terms of Service.
        >
        >
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        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > ---------------------------------
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        > PC-to-Phone call rates.
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        >
        >


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