Friend William Goddard
PARENTS: John Will Goddard and Amanda Belle Cozart
Census: 1910, in Wetzel Co., WV, Proctor Dist., #198-201
Frances Goddard, 22, m1, 2 years, WV WV WV, farm laborer
Lizzie, 19, m1, 1/0, WV WV WV
Friend Goddard, brother, 25, m1, 1 year, WV WV WV, farm laborer
Celia, sil, 25, m1, 1/1, WV WV WV
Clyde, nephew, 8/12, WV WV WV
QUESTION: The 1910 census shows Friend Goddard married to Celia. Others have listed his wife as Harriet Ann Hafer. Was he married twice?
Friend William Goddard, of Proctor, was born April 8, 1884 [in West Virginia] and departed this life, December 4, 1942, at the age of 58 years, 7 months, and 29 days. He had been in poor health for several years.
He became a member of the Christian Church, sixteen years ago.
He was united in marriage to Cecelia Hafer on June 13, 1909 and to their union four children were born: Clarence Melvin Goddard, of Mingo Junction, Ohio; Lawrence Bernard Goddard, of Proctor; one daughter, Golda Mae Cecil, of Proctor. One son preceded him in death. Also surviving are four brothers: Clarence Goddard, of Jacksonburg; Francis Goddard, of American Ridge; Russel Goddard of Proctor; Johnnie Goddard, of Martins Ferry, Ohio; two sisters, Mrs. John Smith of Clarington, O.; Mrs. Homer Kocher, of Bridgeport, O.; nine grandchildren, one foster daughter, Bernice Kirk, and a host of more distant relatives and many friends.
He was laid to rest in the Goddard Cemetery.
[Hand dated, Dec 1942]
(Source: Wetzel County, WV Obituaries, Volume IV, 1994, p. 30, published by Wetzel County Genealogical Society - furnished by Darlene Bacon)
16 January 2016