James Balfour

M, b. 11 October 1803, d. 6 December 1876
FatherWilliam Balfour b. 17 Jun 1767, d. 12 Nov 1839
MotherAlison Mitchell b. 15 Jan 1764, d. 8 Jul 1826
     James Balfour was born on 11 October 1803 at Letham Farm, Scoonie, Fife. He married Isabella Hutchison circa 1833. James Balfour died on 6 December 1876 at Scoonie, Fife, at age 73.

Family

Isabella Hutchison b. c 1820, d. 6 Apr 1885
Children

Isabella Hutchison

F, b. circa 1820, d. 6 April 1885
     Isabella Hutchison was born circa 1820. She married James Balfour, son of William Balfour and Alison Mitchell, circa 1833. Isabella Hutchison died on 6 April 1885 at Haveney House, Leven.

Family

James Balfour b. 11 Oct 1803, d. 6 Dec 1876
Children

Maxwell (Max) Balfour

M, b. 1875, d. 1914
FatherJames Robert Balfour b. 20 Apr 1842, d. 13 Nov 1884
MotherRachel Ogilvie b. 1 Apr 1847, d. 23 Jul 1878
ChartsDescendants of John Ogilvie
Stained glass window of St. Christopher designed by Max Balfour in 1902.
     Maxwell (Max) Balfour was born in 1875 at Valparaiso, Chile, South America. Hewas living at the home of Annie Ogilvie according to the 1881 census.(For details, see profile for Annie (Maxwell) Ogilvie. He was educated at Clifton College in Clifton, near Bristol, and at New College, Oxford. Afterwards, he studied at the Slade School and there made friends with Augustus John, who said that had Max lived he would have been in the front rank of modern artists. He began military service in 1899 in the Boer War serving in the C.I.V. (City Imperial Volunteers) company of "Captain Hole's Cyclist Section of the Inns of Court Volunteeers" with New College friends Lionel Hichens and Lionel Curtis, or, as they called themselves, "The Three Musketeers". They served as despatch riders under Col. Sam Hughes, Intelligence Officer to General Settle (afterwards Canadian Minister of War in 1914). For further reading see With Milner in South Africa by Lionel Curtis, pub. Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1951. Max Balfour was an artist living at 118 Cheyne Walk in Chelsea, London next door to Turner's studio. His paintings were both topographical and military. He provided illustrations for the first volume of The Survey of London on Trinity Hospital, Mile End Road (1896 - the originals are in the British Museum) written by Arts and Crafts architect C.R. Ashbee. In 1902 Max designed a stained-glass window for St. Andrew's Church, Alfriston, East Sussex. The window, depicting St. Christopher, is located in the chancel. He married Nina Joachim circa 1905. Maxwell (Max) Balfour died in 1914 at London from tuberculosis.

Family

Nina Joachim b. c 1880, d. 1928
Children

Percy Balfour

M, b. 1876, d. 12 December 1917
FatherJames Robert Balfour b. 20 Apr 1842, d. 13 Nov 1884
MotherRachel Ogilvie b. 1 Apr 1847, d. 23 Jul 1878
ChartsDescendants of John Ogilvie
Sorel Cemetery in France where Percy Balfour is buried.
     Percy Balfour was born in 1876 at Valparaiso, Chile, South America. Percy and his brothers, Charles and Max came back to England after their mother died to live with Annie Ogilvie and her family in Bristol. He was educated at Clifton College in Clifton, Bristol and afterward, at Sandhurst. He married Maude Brown in 1907. Percy was killed in action in France during World War I. He died on 12 December, 1917 and is buried at the Sorel Cemetery in France.

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Maude Brown b. c 1880, d. a 1920
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Penelope Prideaux

F, b. 27 August 1920, d. 7 May 2009
FatherHumphrey Wyatt Prideaux b. 9 May 1886, d. 13 Dec 1943
MotherConstance Evelyn West b. 23 Mar 1887, d. 14 Jan 1953
     Penelope Prideaux was born on 27 August 1920 at Bristol. She married John Philip Ogilvie Evans, son of Ernest Dering Evans and Mia (Margaret) M.B. Ogilvie, on 28 October 1944 at Clifton, Bristol. Penelope Prideaux died on 7 May 2009 at The White Cottage, Trewithian, Portscatho, Nr. Truro, Cornwall, at age 88.

Family

John Philip Ogilvie Evans b. 8 May 1918, d. 13 Jul 1989

Abigail Rawson Prentiss

F, b. 25 June 1842, d. 5 February 1924
     Abigail Rawson Prentiss was born on 25 June 1842 at Bangor, Maine. She married George Frederick Godfrey, son of John Edwards Godfrey, on 19 March 1868 at Bangor, Maine. Abigail Rawson Prentiss died on 5 February 1924 at age 81 at Redlands, California, where she was spending the winter.

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George Frederick Godfrey b. 23 Oct 1840, d. 12 Feb 1897

Sarah Keene

F
ChartsDescendants of John Eastman
     Sarah Keene was born in 1620. She married Roger Eastman, son of John Eastman, in 1639. Sarah Keene died on 10 March 1697.

Family

Roger Eastman b. 1610, d. 16 Dec 1694
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Mary Boynton

F, b. 23 July 1648, d. after 1720
ChartsDescendants of John Eastman
     Mary Boynton was born on 23 July 1648 at Rowley, Mass. She married John Eastman, son of Roger Eastman and Sarah Keene, on 25 November 1670. Mary Boynton died after 1720.

Family

John Eastman b. 9 Mar 1640, d. 25 Mar 1720
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Edward Rawson Godfrey

M, b. 19 November 1907, d. 13 September 1994
FatherEdward Rawson Godfrey b. 27 Dec 1877, d. 2 Dec 1958
MotherEmma Cornelia Eastman b. 12 Aug 1876, d. 12 Sep 1965
ChartsDescendants of John Eastman
Descendants of Richard Godfrey
     Edward Rawson Godfrey was born on 19 November 1907 at Bangor, Maine. He was educated in 1925 at Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts; and graduated 1929 from MIT with a degree in aeronautical engineering. He was a naval aviator in the Naval Reserve; a test pilot in World War II; and an engineer with Grumman Aircraft where he worked on the lunar landing project. In 1962 Grumman won the contract to build the Lunar Module for Project Apollo, which was the spacecraft that would take Americans to the moon. On July 20, 1969, Apollo XI, with Lunar Module Eagle, landed astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin on the moon's "Sea of Tranquility". It was "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind". The first men on the moon landed in a spacecraft built by Long Islanders, including Edward "Rawson" Godfrey. He married Gladys Sutton Cowdrey, daughter of Loren Montague Cowdrey and Gladys Pauline Watson, on 25 April 1931. Edward Rawson Godfrey died on 13 September 1994 at Lloyd Neck, Long Island, New York, at age 86.

Family

Gladys Sutton Cowdrey b. 21 Aug 1908, d. 3 Jun 1993
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Gladys Sutton Cowdrey

F, b. 21 August 1908, d. 3 June 1993
FatherLoren Montague Cowdrey b. 1881, d. 1945
MotherGladys Pauline Watson b. c 1886, d. 1964
ChartsDescendants of John Eastman
Descendants of Richard Godfrey
     Gladys Sutton Cowdrey was born on 21 August 1908 at Garden City, Long Island. She was educated circa 1930 at Smith College. She married Edward Rawson Godfrey, son of Edward Rawson Godfrey and Emma Cornelia Eastman, on 25 April 1931. Gladys Sutton Cowdrey died on 3 June 1993 at age 84.

Family

Edward Rawson Godfrey b. 19 Nov 1907, d. 13 Sep 1994
Child

Edward Rawson Godfrey III

M, b. 15 November 1932, d. 27 January 2017
FatherEdward Rawson Godfrey b. 19 Nov 1907, d. 13 Sep 1994
MotherGladys Sutton Cowdrey b. 21 Aug 1908, d. 3 Jun 1993
ChartsDescendants of John Eastman
Descendants of Richard Godfrey

Ed and Joanne 1995
     Edward Rawson Godfrey III was born on 15 November 1932 at New York City. Edward grew up in West Hartford, Connecticut. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1956 with a degree in civil engineering. He served in the Air Force from 1957-58 and was stationed in Greenland. He was a department manager at SNET until his retirement at age 59. Edward had a passion for sailing and was a member of the North Cove Yacht Club in Old Saybrook where, for 15 years, he was president of youth sailing. With family and friends he cruised the New England waterways from Maine to New York and spent a winter sailing south to Central Florida via the Intercoastal Waterway. He married Joanne Arnold on 26 November 1983. Edward Rawson Godfrey III died on 27 January 2017 at age 84.

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Joanne Arnold d. 5 Jan 2016

Edward Rawson Godfrey

M, b. 27 December 1877, d. 2 December 1958
FatherGeorge Frederick Godfrey b. 23 Oct 1840, d. 12 Feb 1897
ChartsDescendants of John Eastman
Descendants of Richard Godfrey
     Edward Rawson Godfrey was born on 27 December 1877 at Bangor, Maine. He was educated 1899 at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine,Harvard Law School 1900-01, and University of Maine Law School, 1905-7. He was an accomplished athlete in college, and passed strength tests, surpassing college athletes not only in Maine, but around the country. Later his strength test records exceeded those of men around the world. He played the piano by ear, and delighted his family, after they had attended a musical show, by playing on the piano the music that they had just heard. Edward Rawson Godfrey was interested in the development of commercial aviation in Bangor, in contrast to the residents who were opposed to the idea, and was responsible for establishing the Bangor Airport. He purchased 500 acres, bit by bit, which became known as "Godfrey's Field" which eventually became the airport and runway. The main road to the terminal buildings was named "Godfrey Boulevard" after him. The first scheduled passenger flight took off to Boston on August 1, 1931. He married Emma Cornelia Eastman, daughter of Austin Vitruvius Eastman and Mary Elizabeth Scoville, on 22 February 1905. Edward Rawson Godfrey died on 2 December 1958 at Bangor, Maine, at age 80. He was buried on 7 December 1958 at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor,in the family plot.

Family

Emma Cornelia Eastman b. 12 Aug 1876, d. 12 Sep 1965
Children

Emma Cornelia Eastman

F, b. 12 August 1876, d. 12 September 1965
FatherAustin Vitruvius Eastman b. 27 Aug 1839, d. 15 Mar 1905
MotherMary Elizabeth Scoville b. 1849, d. 1911
ChartsDescendants of John Eastman
Descendants of Richard Godfrey
     Emma Cornelia Eastman was born on 12 August 1876 at Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She was educated at Smith College in 1899. She married Edward Rawson Godfrey, son of George Frederick Godfrey, on 22 February 1905. Emma Cornelia Eastman lived in 1906 at 172 Kenduskeag Avenue in Bangor. She was prominent in civic, social and charitable affairs. She represented the State of Maine at conventions in Washington, D.C. and in 1936 she organized the Maine Institute of World Affairs. She also organized the Bangor Maternal Health League and was president for a number of years. She wrote and published a book about her father entitled Austin Vitruvius Eastman: His Life. She died on 12 September 1965 at Bangor, Maine, at age 89. She was buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor, beside her husband in the family plot.

Family

Edward Rawson Godfrey b. 27 Dec 1877, d. 2 Dec 1958
Children

Mary Elizabeth Godfrey

F, b. 14 November 1905, d. 12 January 1991
FatherEdward Rawson Godfrey b. 27 Dec 1877, d. 2 Dec 1958
MotherEmma Cornelia Eastman b. 12 Aug 1876, d. 12 Sep 1965
ChartsDescendants of John Eastman
Descendants of Richard Godfrey
     Mary Elizabeth Godfrey was born on 14 November 1905 at Bangor, Maine. She was educated in 1928 at Smith College; and earned a graduate degree in psychology at Columbia in 1929. She married James Byrd Peale Green on 4 March 1944. Mary Elizabeth Godfrey was a social investigator for the New York City Department of Welfare. She served as Chairman of the Forest Hills Branch of the League of Women Voters and as Chairman of the United Hospital Fund Campaign. In 1965 she was the School Psychologist in Stamford, Connecticut. She died on 12 January 1991 at Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, at age 85.

Family

James Byrd Peale Green b. 11 Jul 1888, d. Feb 1966

James Byrd Peale Green

M, b. 11 July 1888, d. February 1966
     James Byrd Peale Green was born on 11 July 1888. He married Mary Elizabeth Godfrey, daughter of Edward Rawson Godfrey and Emma Cornelia Eastman, on 4 March 1944. James Byrd Peale Green was a Construction Engineer. He enjoyed working with clocks as a hobby. He died in February 1966 at age 77.

Family

Mary Elizabeth Godfrey b. 14 Nov 1905, d. 12 Jan 1991

Prentiss Godfrey

M, b. 12 December 1915, d. 16 March 2011
FatherEdward Rawson Godfrey b. 27 Dec 1877, d. 2 Dec 1958
MotherEmma Cornelia Eastman b. 12 Aug 1876, d. 12 Sep 1965
ChartsDescendants of John Eastman
Descendants of Richard Godfrey
     Prentiss Godfrey was born on 12 December 1915 at Bangor, Maine. Prentiss attended Somerset School in Bangor and Waussokeag School in Dexter. In 1938 he graduated from Harvard University and in 1941 from the University of Michigan Law School. In 1930 Prentiss learned to fly at "Godfrey's Field", established by his father, which later became Bangor Airport. During World War II he flew submarine patrol missions for the Civil Air Patrol's Coastal Patrol base in Portland. Later he was a civilian pilot and instructor at an Army Air Force glider school in Mobile, Alabama, and afterwards became a US Navy flight instructor. After the War he returned to Bangor to practice law. For 35 years he was closely associated with several banks in the area. He was director of Lincoln Trust Co., and Eastern Trust & Banking Co which merged and became Norstar and then Fleet Bank. He was also a trustee of Brewer Savings Bank. He married (Emma) Frances Edwards on 19 August 1944. Prentiss Godfrey died on 16 March 2011 at Bangor, Maine, at age 95 following a stroke.

Family

(Emma) Frances Edwards b. 19 Apr 1921, d. 2 Oct 2016
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(Emma) Frances Edwards

F, b. 19 April 1921, d. 2 October 2016
ChartsDescendants of John Eastman
Descendants of Richard Godfrey
Frances Edwards Godfrey
     (Emma) Frances Edwards was born on 19 April 1921 at Bangor, Maine. Frances graduated in 1938 from the Dana Hall School in Wellesley, Mass., and from Smith College in 1942. She married Prentiss Godfrey, son of Edward Rawson Godfrey and Emma Cornelia Eastman, on 19 August 1944. Frances was a volunteer for the Red Cross, a member of All Souls Church, the Shakespeare Club, the D.A.R., the Bangor Historical Society and a member of the Board of Managers of the Bangor Children's Home. She also enjoyed painting along the Maine coast, and knitting, often designing her own patterns. Frances did a tremendous amount of genealogical research and chronicled a great deal of both her own as well as that of her husband's family, both old New England families who arrived in the US in the 1600s. Her work has been valuable to numerous New England historical societies. (Emma) Frances Edwards died on 2 October 2016 at Bangor, Maine, at age 95 and is buried in Mt Hope Cemetery.

Family

Prentiss Godfrey b. 12 Dec 1915, d. 16 Mar 2011
Child

Donald Godfrey

M, b. 9 May 1958, d. 2 April 2017
FatherPrentiss Godfrey b. 12 Dec 1915, d. 16 Mar 2011
Mother(Emma) Frances Edwards b. 19 Apr 1921, d. 2 Oct 2016
ChartsDescendants of John Eastman
Descendants of Richard Godfrey
Donald Godfrey
     Donald Godfrey was born on 9 May 1958 at Bangor, Maine. He graduated from Middlesex School of Concord, MA, class of 1976 and Harvard College of Camridge, MA, class of 1980. He worked in finance throughout his career with his final role as Mortgage Lender for Carriage House Mortgage in Falmouth. Donald was also an accomplished pilot. His passion for all things aviation stemmed from his father Prentiss and grandfather, Edward Rawson Godfrey, who established Godfrey Field (airport) in Bangor in 1927. David received numerous awards including the prestigious Wright Brothers Master Pilot Certificate in 2016 as a result of nearly 50 years of flying with a perfect record of safety. Donald was an active member of his community and volunteered with Ronald MacDonal House, Safe Passage of Yarmouth, Junior Achievement and Big Brother, Big Sister. He died on 2 April 2017 at Yarmouth, Maine, at age 58 and is buried in Mt Hope Cemetery in Bangor.

Joanne Arnold

M, d. 5 January 2016
     Joanne Arnold married Edward Rawson Godfrey III, son of Edward Rawson Godfrey and Gladys Sutton Cowdrey, on 26 November 1983. Joanne Arnold died on 5 January 2016.

Family

Edward Rawson Godfrey III b. 15 Nov 1932, d. 27 Jan 2017

David Delano Godfrey

M, b. 5 July 1964, d. 27 June 1983
FatherEdward Rawson Godfrey III b. 15 Nov 1932, d. 27 Jan 2017
     David Delano Godfrey was born on 5 July 1964. He died on 27 June 1983 at age 18.

Cynthia Burbank

F, b. 15 October 1937, d. 25 June 2014
     Cynthia Burbank was born on 15 October 1937 at Boston, Massachusetts; where she grew up. For 19 years Cynthia coached field hockey, paddle tennis and lacrosse at Miss Porter's School. She also volunteered at the Gray Lodge, a shelter for teen girls. Cynthia served as President of the Farmington Garden Club and in the 18-hole Ladies Group at the Farmington Country Club. She died on 25 June 2014 at Farmington, Connecticut, at age 76.

Austin Vitruvius Eastman

M, b. 27 August 1839, d. 15 March 1905
FatherNathaniel Webster Eastman b. 1 Sep 1816, d. 1879
ChartsDescendants of John Eastman
     Austin Vitruvius Eastman was born on 27 August 1839 at Maine, Broome County, New York; He was named Vitruvius for a noted Roman architect. He Austin was only 2 years old when his mother died. He was sent to live with the Smith family in German, 25 miles from where he was born. He did not have a happy childhood and returned to live with his father when he was 17. in 1841. He was educated in 1856 at Cayuga Lake Academy; and in 1860 he attended Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. He began military service in 1861 as volunteer in Civil War. In 1862 he fought in Virginia in the Battle of Bull Run and later at the Battle of Fredericksburg. He received a commission that year, as Lieutenant commanding Co. H, 1st Regiment, New York State Volunteers. He ended military service in 1863; Austin received a letter of endorsement signed by President Abraham Lincoln dated June 20, 1863. In 1864 he attended Albany Law School. He was employed by where he became general manager. In 1885 he moved to St. Paul, Minnesota. in 1866 at the Colonial and U.S. Mortgage Co., Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He married Mary Elizabeth Scoville on 2 October 1866. Austin Vitruvius Eastman lived in 1896 at Lake Charles, Louisiana; where he worked in land management and development. As manager of the North American Land and Timber Company he was responsible for creating arable farmland on 800,000 acres the company had bought from the US government. He installed an irrigation canal, built roads, planted trees, and donated land for schools and churches. A library was built with funds obtained from Mr. Carnegie, and stands as a monuments to his efforts and valuable service to the city of Lake Charles. He died on 15 March 1905 at Lake Charles, Louisiana, at age 65; Austin suffered a heart attack on the train as he traveled to New Orleans on business. He was buried on 20 March 1905 at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Family 1

Mary Elizabeth Scoville b. 11 Oct 1840, d. 1911

Family 2

Mary Elizabeth Scoville b. 1849, d. 1911
Child

Mary Elizabeth Scoville

F, b. 11 October 1840, d. 1911
     Mary Elizabeth Scoville was born on 11 October 1840. She married Austin Vitruvius Eastman, son of Nathaniel Webster Eastman, on 2 October 1866. Mary Elizabeth Scoville died in 1911 at Suffern, New York.

Family

Austin Vitruvius Eastman b. 27 Aug 1839, d. 15 Mar 1905

Mary Elizabeth Scoville

F, b. 1849, d. 1911
ChartsDescendants of John Eastman
     Mary Elizabeth Scoville was born in 1849 at Watertown, New York. She died in 1911 at Suffern, New York.

Family

Austin Vitruvius Eastman b. 27 Aug 1839, d. 15 Mar 1905
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Nathaniel Webster Eastman

M, b. 1 September 1816, d. 1879
FatherJeremiah Eastman b. 8 Jan 1781, d. 18 Jun 1834
MotherSally Webster b. 1780, d. 1838
ChartsDescendants of John Eastman
     Nathaniel Webster Eastman was born on 1 September 1816 at Deerfield, New Hampshire. He married Mary Stebbins on 7 September 1837. Nathaniel Webster Eastman died in 1879 at Broome, Maine.

Family 1

Mary Stebbins b. 14 May 1819, d. 24 Aug 1841

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Child

Martha Thorne

F, b. 1686, d. 6 April 1718
     Martha Thorne was born in 1686. She married Zachariah Eastman, son of John Eastman and Mary Boynton, on 1 May 1703. Martha Thorne died on 6 April 1718.

Family

Zachariah Eastman b. 24 Oct 1679, d. 18 Nov 1732

Mary Stebbins

F, b. 14 May 1819, d. 24 August 1841
     Mary Stebbins was born on 14 May 1819. She married Nathaniel Webster Eastman, son of Jeremiah Eastman and Sally Webster, on 7 September 1837. Mary Stebbins died on 24 August 1841 at age 22.

Family

Nathaniel Webster Eastman b. 1 Sep 1816, d. 1879

Jeremiah Eastman

M, b. 8 January 1781, d. 18 June 1834
FatherEphraim Eastman b. 4 Aug 1747, d. 26 Jan 1836
MotherElizabeth Colby b. 26 Nov 1749, d. 20 Sep 1820
ChartsDescendants of John Eastman
     Jeremiah Eastman was born on 8 January 1781. He married Sally Webster circa 1801. Jeremiah Eastman died on 18 June 1834 at age 53.

Family

Sally Webster b. 1780, d. 1838
Child

Sally Webster

F, b. 1780, d. 1838
ChartsDescendants of John Eastman
     Sally Webster was educated. She was born in 1780 at Kingston, New Hampshire. She married Jeremiah Eastman, son of Ephraim Eastman and Elizabeth Colby, circa 1801. Sally Webster died in 1838.

Family

Jeremiah Eastman b. 8 Jan 1781, d. 18 Jun 1834
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Ephraim Eastman

M, b. 4 August 1747, d. 26 January 1836
FatherJeremiah Eastman b. 30 Mar 1704, d. 1760
ChartsDescendants of John Eastman
     Ephraim Eastman was born on 4 August 1747 at Byfield, Massachusetts. He married Elizabeth Colby on 28 February 1771. Ephraim Eastman died on 26 January 1836 at Deerfield, New Hampshire, at age 88.

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Elizabeth Colby b. 26 Nov 1749, d. 20 Sep 1820
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