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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Alvan Lloyd Godfrey ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Alvan Lloyd Godfrey
LAST NAME: Godfrey FIRST NAME: Alvan MIDDLE NAME: Lloyd NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME:  AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
TITLE:  GENDER: M MILITARY: Spanish American War
BORN: 19 Jul 1881 DIED: 1 Jan 1944 BURIED: 4 Jan 1944
ETHNICITY:   OCCUPATION:  Plumber
BIRTH PLACE:  Albany, Linn Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon
NOTES: 
Name of father James E. Godfrey
Maiden name of mother Ida Catterlin
1st MARRIAGE - Johanna "Hannah" Kurtz
(He lost his wife and baby in 1913. See burials in Lot #507)
2nd MARRIAGE - Ellen Batt
WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION - Alvan Lloyd Godfrey, age 37, b. 19 Jul 1881, of S. Broadway in Marshfield, Oregon, occupation tow boat, nearest relative wife Ellen, height - tall, build - stout, eyes - blue, hair - black.
1920 OR CENSUS - A. L. Godfrey, age 37, occupation plumber, b. Oregon,  is enumerated with wife Ellen, age 28, b. Utah, along with Dorothy Godfrey, age 11, b. Oregon.
DISCREPANCY - He gives his birth year as 1881 in draft the registration (signed by him), marker, obit, and DC give year of birth as 1882.
DEATH CERTIFICATE: 
OSBH DC (Portland 1944) #9 - Alvan L. Godfrey, male, married (Ellen J.), occupation Plumber and Fishing Resort, b. 19 Jul 1882 in Albany, Oregon, d. 1 Jan 1944 in Portland, Oregon (Lincoln Sanitarium) at the age of 61 y's 5 m's 12 d's, usual residence 4038 S.W. Garden Road, name of father James E. Godfrey (b. Polk Co., Oregon), maiden name of mother Ida B. Catterlin (b. Marion Co., Iowa), interment 4 Jan IOOF, undertaker W. T. Rigdon, informant Ellen J. Godfrey of Multnomah, Oregon.
OBITUARY: 
GODFREY RITE SET TODAY
Funeral services for Alvan L. Godfrey, 61, who died Saturday in Portland will be held Tuesday at 1:30 from the W. T. Rigdon chapel. 
Mr. Godfrey was born in 1882 in Albany and he came to Salem with his parents when a child. He was actively engaged in the plumbiing business in Salem for 25 years and moved to the Oregon coast in 1931 where he established a popular fishing resort on the Nehalem river. For the last year and a half he had lived at Multnomah station. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 167, at Wheeler and of the Salem Elks Lodge. 
Survivors are the widow, a son, Fred G. Godfrey [Kurtz] of Salem, a daughter Mrs. C. C. Peyton of Multnomah, three grandchildren also three sisters, Mrs. Campbell of Portland, Mrs. Kate McClanahan of Oakland, California, and Miss Emma Godfrey of Salem; a niece, Mrs. Ray Lucas of Portland and a nephew, Richard Campbell of Oakland, Caifornia. Burial will be in the family lot at the IOOF cemetery. Rev. George Swift will officiate. 
Oregon Statesman, Jan. 2, 1944.
INSCRIPTION: 
Alvan L. Godfrey
1882 - 1944
SOURCES: 
LR
OSBH DC (Portland 1944) #9 
S&H pg 35 
WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
1920 OR CENSUS (Coos Co., Marshfield, ED 113, sheet 5A)
OS 2 Jan 1944
CONTACTS: 
LOT: 180 SPACE: 1 SW LONGITUDE:  LATITUDE: 
 
 

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