John Lucas of Eastern North Carolina Descendants and Related Families

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  • ID: I08734
  • Name: William Godwin
  • Sex: M
  • Death: BEF AUG 1783 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina 1
  • Note:
    The Godwin family came from Isle of Wight and Nansemond Counties, Virginia.
    The family dates back to Somerset, England in the year 1300.
    (Wilson Daily Times- October 02, 1956).

    William Godwin lived in the Toisnot Township. Godwins Bridge over Toisnot Swamp near WGTM radio station, Wilson, North Carolina was named for him.

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    Will of William Godwin
    W: 04 Dec 1779
    P: Aug Ct 1783
    Edgecombe County, NC

    Sick and weak in body.
    Grandson John Godwin, bed, pot.
    Remaining estate to be divided among all my children.

    Exec: David Godwin, Thomas Godwin
    Wit: Cornelius Jordan, Sr., William Bond Whitehead, Penelope (X) Barnes

    (Edgecombe County, NC Will Abstracts, 1732-1792. Golden West Marketing, page 32.)




    Marriage 1 Unknown
      Children
      1. Has No Children David Godwin b: in Edgecombe County, North Carolina
      2. Has Children Samuel Godwin , Sr. b: ABT 1742 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina
      3. Has Children Thomas Godwin b: 1760 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina

      Sources:
      1. Title: Wills of Edgecombe County 1732-1792, Golden West Marketing, will #158, Will of William Godwin

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