St. John's Cemetery Individual Record

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Robert E. Godwin
(September 7, 1897 -- January 17, 1945)

Section: 55
Space: 6
Lot: 19
Parents: John D & Amelia Godwin
Spouse: Jeannette Godwin
Place of Birth: Escambia Co, FL
Occupation: Government
Comments: Brother Arrie O. Godwin
Owner: Robert Godwin
Robert Ellis Godwin was born September 7, 1897, Escambia County, son of John D. and Amelia Godwin. He married Jeanette M. (maiden name unknown). Robert E. Godwin died January 17, 1945. From Fisher-Pou obituary: “Robert Ellis Godwin, 47, life long resident, died Wednesday …survivors: wife Jeanette M. Godwin; two sons, Robert Ellis Jr. and Donald Lamar Godwin; stepson William King; his mother Mrs. Amelia Godwin; two brother, Hudie and John Godwin, all of Pensacola; sister Mrs. Lena Steele of Walnut Hill, Florida… employee of NAS for 29 years.” From their records, Robert was son of John D. Godwin and his wife was Amelia; his wife was Jeanette M. Godwin. His stone reads “Father”. He is buried in the A.O. Godwin family plot next to his wife Jeanette Godwin.