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Godsey Early Origins



The surname Godsey was first found in Austria, where the name Godsey became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Godsey Spelling Variations


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Godsey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Godsey, Gottschee, Godske, Goddes, Godeassi, Gotsche, Gotty, Götze and many more.

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Godsey Early History


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Godsey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Godsey research. Another 251 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1662, 1663, 1786, 1794, and 1841 are included under the topic Early Godsey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Godsey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Godsey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Godsey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johann Jacob Gotschi, who came to North Carolina in 1710; Heinrich Gotschi, who arrived in North Carolina in 1743; Johann Gottschi, who immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1749.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Godsey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Godsey (post 1700)



  • George Robert Godsey (b. 1979), American football tight ends coach for the New England Patriots
  • Fred Godsey, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Pará, 1943
  • Brenda K. Godsey, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1996
  • Raleigh Kirby Godsey (b. 1936), American academic, seventeenth president of Mercer University
  • Steve Godsey (b. 1955), American politician, County Mayor of Sullivan County, Tennessee

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Godsey Historic Events


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Godsey Historic Events




Arrow Air Flight 1285

  • Mr. David L Godsey (b. 1949), American Sergeant 1st Class from Clarksville, Tennessee, USA who died in the crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285 on December 12, 1985 in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada

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Godsey Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
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    The Godsey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Godsey Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 19 October 2015 at 15:16.

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