SUBJECT: GODWIN BIBLE (Now in the possession of Mrs. Myrtle Jones Allen
in Santa Rosa County, FL.
First Page: "THE NEW TESTAMENT OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST"
PHILADELPHIA: PUBLISHED BY JESPER HARDING NO. 57 SOUTH
THIRD STREET, J. HARDING PRINTER, 1851".
Thomas Waldson Auston departed this life Jan. 21, 1863
William E. Godwin died September 27, 1900
Mollie H. Godwin died March 5, 1904
M. E. Gaston was born September the 30, 1904
Godwin K. Gaston was born Nov the 18, 1905
C. R. Godwin was born March the 13, 1895
Janie Lee Godwin was born Sept. the 25, 1892
Thomas Waldron Auston was born 1817
Mary Auston was born August 19, 1828
Elizabeth Auston was born September 26, 1848
John Jacob Henry Auston was born October 20,
Clarisa (?) November 28, 1852
Mary Auston born January 28, 1855
Martha Eugenie Auston born November 10, 1858
Matilda Sunily (?) Auston born March 24, 1861
Thomas W. Auston m: Mary T. Auston April 12, 1845
James Robert Godwin was born Sept. 2, 1846
Mary Hamilton Alston was born Jan. 28, 1855
Lennie Lee Godwin was borned Feb. 4, 1872
Will B. Godwin was borned Oct. l6, 1875
Pearl Godwin was borned Sept. 23, 1877
Dora Godwin was born Aug. 30, 1880
Marriages - Family Record
Kattie Godwin was borned Jan. 24, 1882
Rilla Godwin was borned Jan. 28, 1884
Parmer Godwin borned June 4, 1887
Moody Godwin was borned Aug. 7, 1888
Notes: Moody Godwin m. Mattie (Geneva) adopted Merrits . Judge in Geneva,
two boys and two girls.
Moody and Mattie had the following children: Lamar, Lee, Rilla m: Whitley,
Cecil died in service, Dora (boy?), Robert killed in car accident, Rachel m:
Troy Penton, and Junior called "Nub".
According to Mrs. Allen, the Godwins were in Wilcox County, AL. I. J. Godwin
signed a contract for the year 1885 to work on halves in farming with
Richard Hale in the Ft. Deposit, Greenville, AL Area.
Note #2. Mrs. Allen also stated that Johnie Ruth Jenkins in Montgomery, AL
did family research. There is also a published family history on the Godwin
Note #3. Robert Godwin was a CSA Veteran. 1. Robert Godwin m: Molly Auston,
2. Dora Godwin m: Ira Jones, 3. Myrtle Jones m. Zelma Allen. Their
children are: l. unnamed (died) 2. Lanie Murl 3.Bobbye Jenelda and Roy