Last Updated: 10 September 2014

We will list all Families, by Earliest Ancestor and Line Leader who wish to be listed.  We hope that eventually all families will be listed on this page.   We also hope to eventually locate descendants of each family and to arrange their participation in the DNA project.  (Participation in the DNA Project is not a requirement for listing on this page, but we will indicate families who have a man representing them in the DNA Project .)

Updates:

6/17/14: The Group 4 Godwins are now matched with the Daniel, Herrington, and Collins surname

3/21/13: The patriarchs page was reorganized so that the Goodwins and the Godwins are separate. Each surname is then separated by haplogroup which is further divided by group number or labeled as "ungrouped" if they are not matched to others.

G-67 and G-91 were placed into a new Haplogroup R Group No. 11 - Goodwin-Goodin, common ancestor still unknown.

1/3/14: Another line from Ireland added to Group 9. Started off as a Goodwin, changed name in America to McGoodwin.

2/21/14: The only Godwin descendant to come back as a match to Haplogroup J has been moved to the SCOTT Surname Project.


Goodwins

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Haplogroup R - Goodwins:

 

R1b1a2 - Goodwin - Group 1:

R1b1a2 - Goodwin - Group 5:

R1b1a2 - Goodwin - Group 6:

R1b1a2 - Goodwin - Group 7:

R1b1a2 - Goodwin - Group 9:

  • John Edward Goodwin, b 1734, Ireland, m Tabitha Pierson - Katy Goodwin King 
    • Francis Goodwin, Sr, b 1760, Derry, Ulster, Ireland, m Lydia
      • Nathan Goodwin, b 1802, WV, m Jane Ashbury
        • John Ashbury Goodwin, b. 1826, m Mary Ellen Tucker
          • Booth Goodwin, b 1853, Fetterman, WV, m Esther Sidney Vanaman
              Claude E Goodwin, b. 1876, m Nancy Anne Loar
              • David L Goodwin, b. 1913, Mannington, WV m Mary K Hoff G-41

(Pending 67 marker results):

  • William Goodwin, b 1743 Londonderry, Ireland, d. 1769, Ireland, m Elizabeth Hunter - Michael Wilson 
    • Daniel McGoodwin, b. 01 Aug 1763 Londonderry, Ireland, d. 25 Oct 1839 Russellville, KY, m Elizabeth Kerr
      • John McGoodwin, b. 1794 Russellville, KY, d. c. 1850, m Susanna White
        • Benjamin Preston McGoodwin, b. 06 Dec 1830 Russellville, KY, d. 12 Jan 1900 Woodford, Indian Territory, m Sallie Amanda James
          • James Greer McGoodwin, b. 14 Sep 1875, TX, d. 05 May 1950, Woodford, OK m Bessie Clementine Caldwell
            • James Vauriece McGoodwin, b. 28 Jun 1912 Woodford, OK, d. 11 Apr 1987 Ardmore, OK m Mildred Annette Smith
              • Living McGoodwin
                • Living McGoodwin G-118

 

R - Goodwin - Goodin Group 11:

  • John C. Goodwin, b Feb 1807 PA or KY, d 1872 Grove Twp, Jasper Co, IL m Apr 1830 Eveline Johnson - Kathleen Goodwin Scott
    • John W. Goodwin b 22 Aug 1845 Jackson, Putnam, IN d 27 Jan 1905, Los Angeles, CA m Feb 1884 Addie Evelyn Kellar d 1894
      • Guy Kellar Goodwin b 1 Mar 1888 d 1 Jun 1952 m 28 Jun 1913 Mabel H. Foresman G-67

       

  • Benjamin Goodin, b. ca. 1803 Knox Co., KY, d. 1828; m 14 Aug 1827, Knox Co., KY to Eveline Fortney  - Donald K Goodin
    • Benjamin Franklin Goodin, b. 1828, d. 1859, m Mary Jane Ingram, 10 Sep 1850, Knox Co., KY
      • John Franklin Goodin, b. 5 Oct 1857, d. 8 Jan 1936, Bell Co., KY, m Nancy Ellen Thompson, 22 Dec 1881 G-91

 

R - Goodwin - Ungrouped:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Haplogroup I - Goodwins:

 

I1 - Goodwin - Group 10 :

  • Wiley Goodwin, b c 1807-1814 GA d MS m Nancy - Martha Goodwin
    • Peter J. Goodwin 1849-1913 MS m Margaret "Maggie" Maxwell
      • John Wesley Goodwin b 1880 MS d 1930 AL m Viola Ronette Vaughn
        • Clintes Cleveland Goodwin 1910-1948 MS m Rachel Ann Stephenson G-66

         

  • Thomas Goodwin b Wales Immigrated c1708 PA m Elizabeth - Klein Goodwin
    • Thomas Goodwin b 1694 Wales m Ann Jones
      • Thomas Goodwin b 1732 Chester Co., PA m Mary Hall
        • Gideon Goodwin b  1769 Chester Co., PA m Rachel Peirce
          • Thomas Goodwin b 1800 Fred Co., VA m Mary Byrns
            • John Pickney Goodwin b 1840 Schuyler Co., IL m Frances Anderson
              • LeRoy Goodwin b 1871 Fulton Co., IL m Anna Klein
                • Jesse Lawrence Goodwin b 1902 Schuyler Co., IL m Olive Valentine G-25

I2b1 - Goodwin - Group 3:

 

 

 

(Martha King gave the children she had with Kendrick Goodwin the surname of her deceased first husband, Wm Hurst)

 

 

Haplogroup E - Goodwins:

 

E - Goodwin - Ungrouped:

 


 

Godwins

Haplogroup R - Godwins:

 

R1b1a2 - Godwin - Group 2:

Group 2 consists of descendants of Godwins from North Carolina. This is the biggest group in the project.

The following Godwins could have been brothers, all born about 1740: David, Samuel, and Thomas:

  • David Godwin,  b 1740  - James T Godwin
    • Alexander Godwin b 1775
      • Alexander Godwin b 1802
        • William R Godwin b 1829
          •  John B Godwin b 1854
            • William R Godwin b 1879
              • Lawrence T Godwin b 1905  G-4

 

  • Samuel Godwin, Sr. b c1742 d 1807 Johnston Co., NC m Mary - Lori Godwin
    • Arnold Godwin, Sr. b 7 May 1776 Johnston Co., NC d 27 Jul 1859 Sumter Co., GA m Barbary
      • Arnold Godwin, Jr. b 26 Oct 1810 SC m Emmaline C. Dupree
        • John R. Godwin, Sr. b 2 Oct 1839 Sumter Co., GA m Sarah M. Varner
          • Erasmus F. Godwin b 4 Sep 1867 Sumter Co., GA m Mary Cordelia Laramore
            • Walter Frank Godwin, Sr. b 29 Sep 1899 Leesburg, GA m Annie Laurie Cleveland G-29

Descendants of Thomas Godwin, b. c 1750, d. 1807 Johnston Co., NC (md. Elizabeth Peace):

  • Thomas Godwin b c1750 d 1807 Johnston Co., NC m Elizabeth Peace - Rocky Godwin  
    • Tobias Godwin b c1790 d 10/2/1845 Johnston Co., NC m Christian Richardson
      • Newit Wright Washington Godwin b c1831 Johnston Co., NC d 1885 Johnston Co., NC m Sally Barnes
        • Henry Ruffin Godwin b Jan 1853 Johnston Co., NC d 3/14/1905 Johnston Co., NC m Patience Ann Smith
          • James Millard Godwin b 9/20/1900 Johnston Co., NC d 1/1/1931 Durham, NC m Lou Belle Corbett G-32
  • Thomas Godwin b c1750 d 1807 Johnston Co., NC m Elizabeth Peace - Wm Grover Godwin
    • Tobias Godwin b c1790 d 2 Oct 1845, Johnston Co., NC m Christian Richardson
      • Tobias Turner Godwin, b. 1835, d. 1911
        • Dock Turner Godwin, b. 1872, d. 1939
          • Grover Harold Godwin, b. 1919, d. 1981 G-30
  • Thomas Godwin b c1750 d 1807 Johnston Co., NC m Elizabeth Peace - Leslie Godwin/Rebecca Owens
    • Eli Godwin b c 1798 Johnston Co., NC, d. 1844, m Edney  
      • Eli Godwin, b. 1835 Johnston Co., NC, d. 1906 Johnston Co., NC, m Zilphia Rose
        • Joseph Tilton Godwin, b. 9 Jan 1876, d. 10 Dec 1950 Sampson Co., NC m. Lillie Fitzgerald
          • Minot Elijah Godwin, b. 7 Oct 1906, Johnston Co., NC, d. 1979, m Lou Belle West G-99

The relationship of Jonathan to David, Samuel, and Thomas is still unclear. He could have been a brother or a cousin. More descendants are needed to test.

  • Jonathan Godwin (not proven) b. c 1740 d 1791 NC m Rachel Bullard - Ginger Smith
    • Nathan Godwin (not proven) b. c 1774; d. 1833 m Sarah Latham
      • Elijah Godwin, b c1801 NC (probably Randolph Co), d 1884 Lawrence Co., AR m Nancy Lewis
        • Agrippa Spinks Godwin, b 19 Mar 1827 NC (probably Randolph Co), m Eliza Ann Orr, 22 Jul 1852 Sharp Co., AR; Agrippa Godwin d 28 Sep 1864 in the battle of Pilot Knob in Ironton, MO
          • David Orr Godwin b 10 Mar 1854 Fulton Co., AR, d 24 Oct 1928 Fulton Co., AR m Zilphia Ann Pulley
            • Alvin Theodore Godwin, b 27 Jan 1879 Fulton Co., AR d. 17 Nov 1950 in Springfield, MO m Lou Ella Davis
              • Orville Godwin, b 12 Oct 1905 AR, d 13 Sep 1956 Tulsa, OK m Nova Peters G-43

               

  • Jonathan Godwin (not proven) b. c 1740 d 1791 NC m Rachel Bullard - Michele Bender
    • Netheldred "Dred" Godwin b. c 1777; d. 1852 m Peggy Ball 4 Nov 1806 Randolph Co., NC
      • Margaret Godwin b. c 1828 NC, d. 14 May 1894 Fort Collins, Larimer Co., CO, m George Washington Sabin 18 Jan 1853 Putnam Co., IN
        • Maria Ellen Sabin b. 30 July 1857 IN, d. 8 Jan 1888 Moingona, Boone Co., IA, m James Knox Polk Smith 26 Dec 1875 Boone Co., IA
          • Charles J Smith b. 29 May 1879 Ogden, Boone Co., IA, d. 4 Apr 1969 Des Moines, Polk Co., IA, m Flora May Belt 25 May 1903 Boone Co., IA
            • Fred Raymond Smith b. 7 Sept 1913 Des Moines, Polk Co., IA, d. 16 Apr 1996 Las Vegas, Clark Co., NV m Frances Marie Stepaniak 12 May 1937 Wyandotte, Wayne Co., MI
              • Anita M Smith b. 4 Jun 1938 Wyandotte, Wayne Co., MI, d. 28 Nov 2000 Las Vegas, Clark Co., NV, m William E Skene 12 Apr 1958 Windsor, Ontario, Canada (FF only)

     

The Wilson Ulysses Godwin below was probably a son of Nathan Godwin (1774-1833) above:

  • Wilson Ulysses Godwin b 1820 NC, d 1908 IL m Artimisa Corbit b 1828 AL,  d 1911 IL Madonna Watermon
    • Ulysses S. Godwin b 1849 AR, d 1931 IL m Clara Hester Smith b 1859, d 1949 IL
      • Melvin Godwin b 1887 IL, d 1966 TN, m Ethel Penrod b 1840 IL, d 1919 IL
        • Carlos "Bill" Godwin b 1914 IL, d 1994 IL m Sarah Ellis b 1920, d1986 IL G-77

 

The Jonathan Godden below was probably the son or grandson of Enoch Godden/Godwin who was possibly the son of Jonathan Godwin and Rachel Bullard above.

  • Jonathan Godden born c1817 IN, m Sarah Godwin - Larry Godden
    • Elias Godden b 24 May 1854 Boonesboro, IA m Olive Thomas b 28 Feb 1858 Boonesboro, IA
      • Francis Melvin Godden b 18 Sep 1881 Logan, IA
        • Francis Lloyd Godden b 1910 G-51

The rest of the Group 2 Godwins have not been placed yet:

  • William Godwin b c 1780 VA or NC, m Pheriby Unknown - Shirley Booth Byerly
    • Levi Godwin, Sr., b. 1809, d. 1880 AL, m Sarah Barrow
      • John Dempsey Godwin, b. 1844, d. 1923 AL, m Elizabeth Smith
        • John Ansley Godwin, b. 1866, d. 1965, AL m Edna George
          • John B Godwin, b. 1893, d. 1974, AL, m Stella Steele G-85
  • Alexander M. Godwin, b. 1795 SC, m. Margaret M. McLaughlin - Bill Morrow
    • William Washington Godwin, b.1840 St Clair Co AL, m. Mary Patterson
      • Francis Eugene Godwin, b.1873 St Clair Co AL,m. Minnie Brooks Shanholtser
        • Russell William Godwin, b.1897 Taloga, OK,m. Helene Brasted G-8

         

  • Nathan Godwin b 2 Dec 1807 NC m Lorena Hudson - Jo Ann Godwin
    • Jonathan Godwin b 7 Feb 1832 NC
      • Redwin Godwin b 5 May 1879 AL m Emma Cone G-3
    • George Godwin b 14 Jan 1850  m. Lula Raef
      • Henry Calloway Godwin b Sep 1883 m. Mary Ellen Henderson
        • Tola Jeriel (Gerald) Godwin b. 17 Oct 17 1914 G-49

 

  • William Godwin b. c1823 NC d . c1865  AR md. Mary A. LKU - Cindy McKean
    • Ransom b. 1-18-1848 NC d. 1-26-1930 md. Savannah Wann
      • James Samuel b. 9-23-1880 AR  d. 2-1-1959 md. Rosa Elvira Ryles
        • Hershel Franklin b. 8-19-1906 AR d. 11-10-1964 md. Ruby Irene Hamilton G-52
    • Matilda Godwin b 1844 NC
    • Isham Godwin b 1846 d 1878 NC
    • Ransom Godwin b 1848 m Savannah Wann NC
    • Oliph Mae Godwin b 1850 m Samuel Craig NC
    • Emily Godwin b 1854  NC
    • Nancy Ellen Godwin b 1856 m Louis Wehunt AR
    • Susannah Godwin b 1858 m1 ? Roach m2 John O'Nale AR

      - Kim Jones

       

  • Joseph Godwin b. 1827 NC, d. 19 Jan 1865 Camp Chase, Columbus, OH (Confederate Soldier died of disease in prisoner of war camp) md. Caroline Horton 02 Oct 1851 - Randy Godwin & Debra Godwin
    • Jacob Godwin b 1858 Cairo, Grady Co., GA, d. 30 Dec 1888 Cairo, Grady Co., GA, md. Mary Elizabeth Singletary 1878 in Thomas Co., GA
      • Arthur Jacob Godwin, b. 4 Oct 1882, Thomas Co., GA, d. 18 Oct 1947, Washington, DC; md. Frances Mary Head 09 Jan 1908 in Brooks, GA
        • James Clifton Godwin, b. 27 July 1908 Colquitt Co., GA, d. 30 Oct 1981, Pinellas Co., FL G-97 & 98 are brothers

 

R1b1a2 - Godwin - Group 4:

Group 4 Consists of 1 Current Resident of England who matches to Descendant of Thomas Godwin I (b. England d. 1676 Nansemond Co., VA); and several possible Non-Paternal Events (NPE) of Herrington, Daniel, and Collins families.

NPE of Herrington Family from Creek Territory of Georgia:

  • Joshua H Herrington b. 1811, Creek Territory, GA, d. 1860, Randolph Co., GA, m Cassandra - Dwight Pridgeon  
    • Riley Levi Herrington, b. Aug 1862, Webster Co., GA, d. 04 May 1934 Terrell Co GA, m Mollie Davis  
      • John Frank Herrington, b 04 Feb 1892 Terrell Co GA, d. 03 July 1978 m Clara Rainey  
        • Testee's Living Father Herrington
          • Herrington Testee G-119

NPE of Collins Family from South Carolina to Louisiana:

  • Shadrach I Collins b. 1785 Pickens Co., SC, d. 1848 Pike, MS md. Mary Pounds - Peggy Collins Smith  
    • Abednego B Collins, b. 1812 SC, d. 1870 Winn Parish, LA md Sarah  
      • Edward Mansel Collins, b. 1849 MS, d. 1920 Grant Parish, LA md Eliza Walters  
        • Louis William Collins, b. 1881 Parides Parish, LA, d. 1966 Grant Parish, LA md Susan Elizabeth Bryant
          • James Louis Collins, b. 1903 Parides Parish, LA, d. 1968, Grant Parish, LA md Erma Lee Barton
            • Hershel Ray Collins, b. 1943 Grant Parish, LA G-124

NPE of Daniel Family from South Carolina to Georgia:

  • Theophilus Daniel md. Penelope Goodson - Rhonda Daniel McCune  
    • William Eli Daniel   
      • William Wells Daniel md Mary Jane Beard  
        • Zachariah Wells Daniel md Alice Jane Sides
          • Odie Zach Daniel md Winnie Irene Barber
            • Jerry don Daniel md Joanne Piper Koller
              • Jeffrey Daniel G-95

 

R1b1a2 - Godwin - Group 8:

Group 8 consists of the descendants of James Godwin bc 1743 and d. 1801 in Sampson Co., North Carolina. Descendants from four of his sons have been tested for Y-DNA testing so far.

A second non-Godwin surname family descended from Miles Barefoot (b. 1811 SC) is also connected to this line (tested in 2013). Miles could be descended from the Noah Barefoot family of Johnston Co., NC.

Children of James Godwin (c1743-1801):

  1. Milley Godwin
  2. Rachel Godwin
  3. Silvey Godwin
  4. Rhody Godwin
  5. Elias Godwin - Need to find descendants to test
  6. Aaron Godwin - Need to find descendants to test
  7. Wiley Godwin - Need to find descendants to test
  8. William Godwin - Y-DNA tested G-79
  9. Allen Godwin - Y-DNA tested G-28 & G-86
  10. James Godwin, Jr - Y-DNA tested G-36 & G-37
  11. Silas Godwin - Y-DNA tested G-46

I. Descendants of James Godwin Jr (1775-1851):

  • James Godwin b c1743 d 1801 Sampson Co., NC m Elizabeth Dawson  - Jeff Godwin
    • James Godwin, Jr., b. 1775 d 1851 m Sarah (Sally) Stevens
      • Stevenson A. Godwin, b 1810 m Elizabeth Flowers
        • Avera E. Godwin, b 1840 d 1922 m Martha Jane Easom
          • William Eldredge Godwin, b 1872 d 1951 m Ellen Flynn Overman
            • William Luther Godwin, b 1910 d 1983 m Sarah Elizabeth Daughtry G-36 
  • James Godwin b c1743 d 1801 Sampson Co., NC m Elizabeth Dawson - Michael Chad Godwin
    • James Godwin, Jr., b. 1775 d 1851 m Sarah (Sally) Stevens
      • Peter Godwin b.c. 1819 Johnson Co NC, d.c. 1891
        • Richard Bryant Godwin, b. 1850 m. Martha Francis Ennis
          • Grover Cleveland Godwin, b. Dec 1885 Johnston Co., NC
            • Layton Arvisdale Godwin, b. Sept 1917 Johnston Co NC G-37

II. Descendants of Allen Godwin (1788-1872):

  • James Godwin b c1743 d 1801 Sampson Co., NC m Elizabeth Dawson - Charlie Godwin Smith
    • Allen Godwin b 11 Mar 1788 Sampson Co., NC d 1872 Tippah Co., MS m1 Polly Green m2 Martha (Reynolds?)
      • Jacob G. Godwin b 1827 Montgomery Co., NC d 9 Jun 1902 Dixie, Grayson Co., TX m Levina C. Whittington
        • Allen A. Godwin b Aug 1851 Tippah Co., MS d 1928 Hereford, Deaf Smith Co., TX m Lucy C. Reynolds
          • Zeda A. Godwin b 11 Sep 1890 Hamlin, Jones Co., TX d 12 Apr 1938 Ft. Worth, Tarrant Co., TX m Myrtle E. Mooneyham G-28
  • James Godwin b c1743 d 1801 Sampson Co., NC m Elizabeth Dawson - Peggy Wolfe
    • Allen Godwin b 11 Mar 1788 Sampson Co., NC d 1872 Tippah Co., MS m1 Polly Green m2 Martha (Reynolds?)
      • John Allen Godwin, Sr, b. 1815, Johnston Co., NC, d. 1853, Arkadelphia, Clark Co., AR
        • John Allen Godwin, Jr, b. 1854, Hot Springs, Garland Co., AR, d. 1932, Long Cove Community, Mills Co., TX
          • Enoch Godwin, b. 1886 in Hunt Co., TX, d. 1971, Mills Co., TX   G-86

III. Descendants of Silas Godwin:

  • James Godwin b c1743 d 1801 Sampson Co., NC m Elizabeth Dawson - Ashley Godwin
    • Silas Godwin md. Kitty Holmes
      • Stephen K. GODWIN b c 1818, GA d 1866 m Jemima "Mima" BOWEN
        • Stephen Bowen Godwin b 8 Dec 1845 Berrien County, GA d 21 Sep 1902 Lowndes County, GA m Elizabeth Juhan
          • Oliver Goldsmith Godwin b 26 Feb 1875 d 9 Feb 1939 m Barbara Chinn
            • Stephen Bowen Godwin b 1 Aug 1903 d Oct. 1981 m Atchafala Elizabeth RenFroe
              • Living Godwin New Project Member DNA G-46

IV. Descendants of William Godwin (1774-1845):

  • James Godwin b c1743 d 1801 Sampson Co., NC m Elizabeth Dawson - Lanny Cotton
    • William Godwin b c 1774 d. 24 July 1845 Johnson Co., NC m. Winnifred
      • America Godwin b. 1806 NC d. c. 1875 Dale Co., AL, m. Sara Byrd
        • George W Godwin b 19 Sep 1855 Dale Co., AL, d. 2 May 1903 Dale Co., AL, m. Matilda Jane "Rilla" Cotton G-79

V. Descendants of Miles Barefoot (1811-1860):

  • Miles Barefoot b 1811 SC d 1860 Pike Co., AL m Eliza Broxton  - Carol Payne
    • Joel B. Barefoot b 1830 GA d 1863 MS
      • Leander Barfoot b 1850 AL d 1932 AL
        • Henry Sheffield Barfoot b 1887 AL d 1968 AL G-109

         

  • Miles Barefoot b 1811 SC d 1860 Pike Co., AL m Eliza Broxton  - Karen Kline
    • Joel B. Barefoot b 1830 GA d 1863 MS
      • John Adphus Barfoot b 04 Apr 1861, d 08 Jul 1916 md Emma Ellen Redmon
        • John Seaborn Barfoot 18 Oct 1891, d 15 Dec 1949 Jackson Co., FL  G-117

     

 

R - Godwin - Ungrouped:

Goodin and Godwin descendants who do not match anyone else closely

  • Levi Godden (not proven) b 1775 MD, d 1851 OH, m Hester Carey - Kat Wolf
    • David John Godden b 1818 OH, d Unk, m Elizabeth Davis
      • John W. Godden b 01 Mar 1847 OH, d 11 Dec 1914 St. Joseph�s, Buchanan, MO, m Sarah H Dillavou
        • James Francis Godden b 05 Jul 1884 IL, d 16 Feb 1953 Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, m Lucille Frances Casdorph G-A3

         

  • Devereux Godwin b c 1610 England, d. 1676 - Fitzhugh Godwin, Jr
    • Joseph Godwin d 1698
      • Devoroux Godwin d 1726
        • Devorax Godwin d 1791
          • Edmund Godwin d 1835
            • Joseph Bailey Godwin d 1840
              • Obediah William Godwin d 1891
                • Marcellus Fitchett Godwin d 1923
                  • Clarence Hundley Godwin, Sr d 1952
                    • Fitzhugh Lee Godwin Sr d 1987 -  G-106

     

  • Allen Godwin b. c1800-1810 d. 22 Sept 1834 Daviess Co., IN md. Nancy Ann Greenwood - David Godwin
    • William Henry Godwin b. 27 Jun 1826, d. 20 Apr 1911 Daviess Co IN, md. Millie Jones/Winifred Jones Henry
      • Benjamin Franklin Godwin b. 7 Jul 1859, d. 7 Jun 1929 md. Sarah Jane Buckles
        • Roy Raymond Godwin, b. 1887, d. 1 Jan 1959 Princeton, Gibson Co IN, md. Ella Blanche Whittenmeyer
          • Merle Larkin Godwin, b. 12 Apr 1909, Bicknell, IN, d. 30 Apr 1976, md Ruth Mae Heubner  G-76

           

  • John C Gooden b. 1811 SC, d. 1893 Tuscaloosa Co., AL. Md (1) Irena Unknown; Md (2) Rebecca Wright** Pauline C Williams
    • Alsey J Gooden, b 1 Dec 1882 d 31 Jan 1963 Md Mary Smith (1892-1954) abt 1911 in Tuscaloosa Co., AL
      • Robert J Gooden   G-94

       

  • Abraham H. Godwin b 1690 England, d. c. 1770 Totowa, Passaic, NJ, USA - Bill Godwin
    • Abraham Godwin b 23 Nov 1724, Dutchess Co., NY, USA, d. 9 Feb 1777, Highlands, Orange Co., NY, USA, md. Phebe Cool
      • General Abraham Godwin b. 16 July 1763, Fishkill, Dutchess Co., NY, d. 5 Oct 1835, Paterson, Passaic, NJ, USA, md. Mary Munson
        • General Abraham Godwin b. 14 July 1791, Morristown, Morris Co., NJ, d. 18 Aug 1849, Paterson, Passaic, NJ, USA, md. Martha Parke
          • Henry (Harry) Godwin b c 1829 (Prob.) Paterson, Passaic Co., NJ, d. Unk md. Helen Jackson
            • Harry Post Godwin b 10 Feb 1857, Binghamton, Broome Co., NY, d. 30 Mar 1900, Bridgeport, Fairfield Co., CT, md Annie Falconer Stoppard
              • Francis Wood Godwin Sr., b. 21 Oct 1889, Washington, D. C., d. 5 Aug 1959, New Hope, Bucks Co., PA md. Grace Congelton  
                • Dr. Francis Wood Godwin, Jr b. 8 Sept 1910, Washington, D. C., d. 8 Oct 1991, Kerrville, TX, md. Mary Alice Elwell  G-100 

 

 

Haplogroup J - Godwins:

 

J2 - Godwin - Ungrouped:

Godwin descendants with the J2 Haplogroup who do not match anyone else - Update 2/21/14: He has been moved to the SCOTT Surname project. The Godwin-Scott connection could be a Non-Paternal Event (NPE) via a name change, illegitimacy, or adoption.

  • James Godwin b.10 Nov 1856, Donegal, Ireland m. Anna Holleran b. England , arrived NYC 1878; lived Scranton, Lackawanna County PA , d. 10 Nov 1893 - Edward Godwin
    • Patrick Joseph Godwin  b. 1876  m. Anna Kelly 1898, d. Scranton, PA 1932
      • Patrick Francis Godwin (1908--1969)  d. Elmira, Chemung County, NY, m. Mary Bernice Sweeney 1929
        • Patrick Francis Godwin Jr. living, b. 1930 , Depew, Eire Counry,  NY , m. Kathryn Woods
          • Patrick Francis Godwin III, living, b. Starksville, Mississippi
            • Patrick Francis Godwin IV living, b. Denver, Colorado  G-83

 


Haplogroup I - Ungrouped:

Includes Godwin, Goodwin, Goodin(g), McGugan/McGoogan, Godden, Goddin

 

  • John Gilbert Goodwin, b 1857, Nova Scotia Canada, m Mercy Jane Smith - Patricia Bryant
    • Harry Charles Goodwin, b 1893, Malden Middlesex Co MA, m Ethel Marion Cane
      • David Hill Goodwin, b 1924, W Hartford CT, m Ruby Anita Brown G-16

 

  • Samuel Goodwin (not proven) m. 14 Sep 1756 to Elizabeth Fuller, Newton MA (not proven) - Sandra Goodwin
    • Thaddeus Goodwin b b. 10 Aug 1758, Lincoln, MA; d. c. 1847, NH; m. 10 Jul 1783 East Sudbury, MA to Mehitable Travis; b. c. 1765 Natick, MA
      • Thaddeus Goodwin, Jr, b. c. 1801, NH; d. 11 Jan 1871, Henniker, NH; m. 3 Oct 1824, Henniker, NH, Dolly Keezer; b. 19 Jan 1806, Henniker, NH; d. 22 July 1877, Henniker, NH
        • Alfred Goodwin, b. c. 1851, NH; m2. 21 Sept 1894, Henniker, NH, Laura Kimball; b. 29 Oct 1860, Hillsboro, NH
          • Eno Belcher Goodwin, b. 24 Mar 1904, Hillsboro, NH; d. Nov 1973, Keene, NH; m. 17 Jun 1927, Hillsboro, NH, Fanny Olson; b. 16 May 1900, Middletown, CT; d. 3 Dec 1969, West Brookfield, MA
            • Raymond Goodwin, Sr. b. 2 Sep 1927, Deering, NH; d. 12 Dec 1990, Spencer, MA; m. 4 Sept 1954, Spencer, MA, Annette Sourdif  G-74

 

  • Robert Goodwin b. c. 1776, d. 7 Sept 1836 Rinroe, Sligo, Ireland. Md. Margaret. - Jan Goodwin
    • Robert Goodwin, b. 24 Apr 1816, Doneen, Sligo, Ireland, d. 29 Dec 1899, Carrowcardin, Sligo, Ireland; md. Mararet Watts
      • James Goodwin, b. 9 Aug 1859 Carrowcardin, Sligo, Ireland, d. 9 July 1944, London, England; md. Anne Elizabeth Arthurson Smith
        • Wilbert Ross Goodwin, b. 4 July 1886 Belfast, Ireland, d. 13 May 1935, London, England; md. May Rose Lindfield
          • R Goodwin, b. 1928, md. Janice  G-80*

 

  • Solomon Godwin, b 12 Nov 1771, m Mary Reid
    • Jacob Godwin, b 18 Mar 1807 GA, m Elizabeth Curry
    • Susan Zilla Godwin, b 31 Aug 1810 GA, m William Bevan
    • Solomon Godwin, b 30 Nov 1817 GA, m Mariah Tyner
    • Richard Jefferson (RJ) Godwin, b 26 Apr 1815 GA, m Susanna Tyner
      • Mary Ann (Polly) Godwin, b c 1843 FL
      • Jackson J Godwin, b 21 Dec 1844, Bradford Co FL, m Mary Eva Goodnight
      • Keziah Godwin, b ? May 1845 Bradford Co FL, m William Henry Harrison Blitch
      • Oliver Godwin, b 20 Sept 1848 Bradford Co FL, m (2nd) Mary Jane Raulerson
        • James Patent Godwin, b 17 Dec 1871? Marion or Levy Co FL
        • William Turner Godwin, b 5 Aug 1876 Marion or Levy Co FL
        • Lula Harriet Godwin, b 3 Dec 1877 Marion or Levy Co FL
        • Joseph Lawrence Godwin, b 9 Jun 1880 Marion or Levy Co FL
        • Jesse Eugene Godwin, b 1 Oct 1881 Marion or Levy Co FL, m Beulah May
        • Anne Lela Godwin, b 8 Jul 1883 Marion or Levy Co FL
        • John Bunyan Godwin, b 23 Oct 1885 Morriston Marion Co FL
        • Henry Beecher Godwin, b 23 May 1887 Marion Co FL
        • Oliver Fredrick Godwin, b 29 Sept 1888 Blitchton Marion Co FL, m Mabel Rosetta Willis
      • Elizabeth Godwin, b c 1850 Bradford Co FL

 

Not yet Assigned:

 

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Miscellaneous Goodwin & Godwin Trees Submitted:

No DNA Results or Family Finder only (ie, No Y-DNA)

 

  • John Goodwin b c1770-1780 m Patsey
    • James Goodwin b c1810 GA m Mary Ann (Polley) Sansom
      • John Goodwin b c1826 Dallas Co., AL
      • Jeremiah Goodwin b c1828 Dallas Co., AL
      • Charles Fletcher Goodwin b 11 Nov 1833 Dallas Co., AL d 31 Aug 1898 MS m Frances Elizabeth Caraway
        • Theodocia Eudala Goodwin b 24 Sep 1860 MS m Thomas M. Heildelberg, MS
        • William Fletcher Goodwin b 7 Nov 1862 MS m1 Mamie Morgan m2 Lula Belle Davis m3 Agatha Aganora Covington
        • Maggie Leona Goodwin b 6 Mar 1866 MS m Ed M. Smiley
        • James Edwin Goodwin b 17 May 1868 MS m Clara Gilliland
        • Newton DeKalb Goodwin b 15 Sep 1870 MS m1 Beulah Read m2 Mattie Clements (?)
        • Luther Norris Goodwin b 2 Apr 1874 MS m Elise M. Marshall
        • Estelle Emily b 24 Dec 1876 MS m John Robert Giles
        • Horace W. Goodwin b 14 Feb 1882 MS d 1 Sep 1884 MS
      • Mary Goodwin b c1834 Dallas Co., AL
    • John W. Goodwin b c1800-1810
    • Charles Fletcher Goodwin
    • Margaret Goodwin m John Myrick 6 Dec 1825
    • Elizabeth Goodwin m George Gabbut/Gabbert
    • Sena Goodwin m Jones
    • Eliza Goodwin m James J. Meyers
    • Isaiah Goodwin
    • Sarah Goodwin m Elijah Nicholas
    • Martha Goodwin
  • Richard Goodwin m Sarah (Sally) Terry Halifax Co., VA - Mary_Charlotte
    • Richard Baxter Goodwin b c 8 Jul 1805 VA or TN d 16 Aug 1877 Nashville, Davidson Co., TN m Nancy Caroline Cunningham
      • Allen Brooks Goodwin b 13 Jun 1837 Warren CO., TN d 25 Aug 1923 Nashville, Davidson Co., TN
        • Elizabeth Gertrude Goodwin b Dec 1875 Nashville, Davidson Co., TN d Apr 1964 m James Willoughby Biggers

         

  • Josiah Goodwin b. 1788 NC - Ralph Moseley
    • Richard Lewis Goodwin b 1824 Crawford Co, Georgia 
      • Joseph John Thomas Goodwin b 1848 Crawford Co, Georgia
        • Arthur Henry Goodwin  b 1882 Spalding Co, GA 
          • Joseph Goodwin b 1906 Spalding Co, Georgia      

            

  • George Goodwin, b c 1801 Clinton, Kennebec, ME, m  Achsa Holt - Jim Benson
    • Lucia Ann Goodwin, b c1827 Clinton, Kennebec, ME
    • Simon Goodwin, b c1829 Clinton, Kennebec, ME
    • Charlotte Goodwin, b c1831 Clinton, Kennebec, ME
    • Lydia Goodwin,  b c1833 Clinton, Kennebec ME
    • George Goodwin, b 15 April 1835, Clinton, Kennebec, ME, m Nancy Dah-be-quay LaPrairie
  • Ben Mayer Goodwin, b. VA, d. abt 1840 TN, md Melinda Cooper, died bet 1870-1880 in Jefferson, MO - Lois Hawkins & Elaine Booth
    • Elizabeth Ann Goodin, b. 15 May 1826 TN, d. 26 Nov 1911 St Louis, MO; md James Thompson
      • Josephine Thompson, b. 10 Nov 1858 WI, d. 29 Dec 1951 Los Angeles, CA, md James E Hover, b. 30 Jul 1853 Allen Co., OH, d. 9 Sep 1928, Monrovia, Los Angeles, GA
        • Sadie Estelle Hover, b. 24 Feb 1877 Nodaway, MO, d. 7 Jul 1953, Modesto, Stanislaus, CA; md. George Walls, b. 5 Jul 1873 MO, d. 24 Sep 1953, CA
          • Josephine Walls, b. 29 Mar 1900 San Jose, Santa Clara, CA, d. 10 Mar 1979, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA md. Lloyd Lattimer Hawkins, b. 29 Aug 1900 Hollister, San Benito, CA, d. 2 Nov 1995, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT
            • Lois Hawkins Chapman

 

  • Alexander Godwin b  9 Apr 1847 - DannyBoy
    • Johnnie Godwin b 8 Jun 1909

 

  • Devereux Godwin, b. c. 1610 England, d. 1676 Northampton Co., VA - Val Thompson
    • Joseph Godwin, d 1698 North Hampton, VA m Mary Pattrick
      • Daniel Godwin d 1772 m 1724 North Hampton VA, Elesheba Benthal
        • Nahor Godwin b 1730 VA d 1792 DE m 1757 in MD to Frances Williams
          • William J Godwin b DE d 1849 Salem, VA m 1799 VA Nancy McCarrol or McGarrel
            • James Adams Godwin
              • Thomas Huff Godwin

 


Others:

The following is descended from a Godwin male who was given his mother's name. His father was actually a WILLIAMS according to the Y-DNA:

  • Jesse Godwin b c1813 GA m Cynthia Smith - Robert Godwin
    • Alsa Ann America Godwin (dauther of Jesse Godwin)
      • James Godwin b 1890 Brooks Co., GA d 1985 Polk Co., FL m Lear Johnson G-35

 

 


* Reference Sample is from England

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