Godby Family Genealogy Forum
I have this from the Godbey Book:
Henry Clay Ragland's History of Logan Co., WV 1888.
"About the year 1807, William Godby settled on Big Creek. He belonged to an old and prominent family in Montgomery (Co., VA) and when a boy had served in the artillery company of Major John Trigg. His sons are William T. who married Miss Austin, and was the father of Obediah Godby and the late Tolbert S. and French S. Godby. Obediah, who married a daughter of Frederick Haner, and who was the father of Mrs. James Hill, Mrs. George Hill and Mrs. E.J. Stone. Russell, who went west when a young man, and John who married a Miss. Sizemore, and who has a large family of sons and aughters. John Godby is still living at the age ninety-four years, having been about five years of age when his father settled on Big Creek. Of the daughters of William Godby, Mary married Edward Chapman, Eliza married John Garrett, and was the mother of several sons and daughers, among whom is Elder Willam Dyke Garrett, of the Disciples Church. Letty married Anderson Baker, who also had a large family of Children."
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