Elizabeth Godfrey was born 9 May 1798 in Rolvenden, Kent, England, United Kingdom to Frank Godfrey (1780-1824) and Elizabeth Thrift (1779-?) and died 12 November 1838 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. She married William Bowden (1796-1882) 1 December 1816 in Benenden, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

She left Gravesend 24 June 1838, arrived Sydney 6 November 1838 on the Maitland.


Offspring of Elizabeth Godfrey and William Bowden (1796-1882)
Name Birth Death Joined with
James Bowden (1817-1839)
William Bowden (1819-1899) 17 August 1819 Benenden, Kent, Kent, United Kingdom 7 March 1899 Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, Australia Caroline Munn (1818-1901)

Rebecca Bowden (1821-1902)
Thomas Bowden (1824-1914) 21 March 1824 Benenden, Kent, England, United Kingdom 31 March 1914 Stroud, New South Wales, Australia Hannah M Wattus (1831-1905)

Ann Bowden (1826-1914)
Frank Bowden (1828-1869) 29 March 1828 Benenden, Kent, England, United Kingdom 12 November 1869 Branga Park, New South Wales, Australia Sarah Wattus (1830-1883)

Catherine Bowden (1830-1854)
Mary Bowden (1832-1889)
Joseph Bowden (1834-1838)
George Bowden (1837-1929) 13 March 1837 Cranbrook, Kent, England, United Kingdom 26 September 1929 27 Grove-street, Waratah, New South Wales, Australia Maria Fountain (1841-1932)

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