Thursday, June 10, 2010

Goddard, Nicholas Hitch

Summary of Nicholas Hitch GODDARD - 10 Jun 2010

Name: Nicholas Hitch GODDARD
Sex: Male
Father: John GODDARD (20 Jun 1812 - 20 Dec 1890)
Mother: Amanda Elizabeth YOHO (6 Nov 1823 - 13 Jan 1892)

Individual Facts
Birth 25 Feb 1868 Wetzel Co., WV
Death 5 Jan 1943 (age 74) Moundsville, Marshall Co., WV
Burial Jan 1943 (age 74) Proctor District, Wetzel Co., WV, Goddard Cemetery

Notes (Individual)
Nicholas Hitch Goddard

BIRTH-CONFLICT: 25 Feb 1867 by Vernon Anderson

CHILDREN: 10 children


MARRIAGE: 9 Mar 1890 at Minister's residence, Wetzel Co., WV

CHURCH_AFFILIATION: Member of the Palestine church as a young man; later belonged to the Church of Christ in Moundsville, WV.

RESIDENCES: Settled on Whetstone Run, Wetzel Co., VA/WV, where they built a large two-story house. Last 19 years of his life in Moundsville, WV.

Census; 1900, in Wetzel Co., WV, Proctor Dist., 133
Nicholas H. Godard (sic), Feb 1868, 32, 10 years, WV PA WV, farmer
Clara B. FEb 1872, 28, 6/5, WV WV WV
Thurman, Aug 1890, 9, WV WV WV; Roy, Feb 1893, 7, WV WV WV
Nola, Apr 1896, 4, WV WV WV; Nora, Aug 1897, 2, WV WV WV
Dora, May 1900, 1/2, WV WV WV

OBITUARY: Nicholas H. Goddard was born February 25, 1868 and departed this life January 5, 1943, aged 75 years, 10 months and 11 days.

Surviving are the following children: Thurman L. and Roy O., of New Dale, WV; Mrs. Nola Hawkey, Long Beach, California; Mrs. Nora Mason and Mrs. Ola Allen, Detroit, Mich.; Webster E., of Moundsville, WV; Mrs. Bessie Goudy, Warwood, WV; Mrs. Mildred Bitely, Jackson, Michigan; and Woodrow of Detroit, Michigan.

A son Earny J. preceded him in death several years ago at the age of 15 months.

He also leaves 18 grandchildren and one great grandchild and many other relatives and friends to mourn his loss.

Mr. Goddard had lived the latter nineteen years of his life in Moundsville, spending the greater part of his life in Wetzel County. He was a member of the Palestine church when a young man, later uniting with the Church of Christ at Moundsville. He had been in failing health for the past nine years.

Funeral services were held at his home on Annadale avenue, Thursday at 1:00 o'clock, conducted by Brother D.C. Hadwin of the Wheeling Church of Christ. Interment was made in the Goddard cemetery, with E.L. Mason, undertaker, in charge.

"Dearest father, thou hast left us,
A voice we loved is stilled;
A place is vacant in our home,
Which never can be filled."
(Source: Wetzel County, WV Obituaries, Volume IV, 1994, p. 30, published by Wetzel County Genealogical Society - furnished by Darlene Bacon)

OBITUARY-ERROR: There is an error in the obituary of Nicholas Hitch Goddard. The obituary states that he died at the age of 75 years, 10 months, 11 days. If the dates of birth and death listed, 25 Feb 1868 and 5 Jan 1943, are correct he lived to be 74 years, 10 months, 11 days.

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