Below are the Earthly remains of my Great Grandfather 5times Removed
He fought in the American Revolutionary War- actually a few people on my
Grandmother’s side of the family fought in this war.
Now may I present a story about John Godfrey who is also
my Grandfather 5times removed.
He was born in Hertfordshire, England a year after Issac Ross and when he passed
away he passed away in England as a British Subject.
In fact, the Godfreys didn’t make made their way to the States until the 1920’s
The Ross’ couldn’t get here fast enough, as my Nan pointed out every 4th of July with a
Somewhere along the road to Isaac and John’s desendents hooking up, my Great
Grandmothers ended up truly hating each other. I should probably add that their
originated from Scotland and that they tried, during a Clan battle to wipe each other
off of the face of the Earth.
Good thing both families sucked at that particular task it or I wouldn’t be here today.
I wanted to share this little bit of my history because I think it goes a long way to me
writing about what happens when your drive a car straight into a brick wall (
metaphorically speaking ) and why I am so amused by it.
Yes. I know that sounds wrong on so many levels, but hey. I am the product of these
Thank you Ross’ and Godfreys’ if it weren’t for you my stories wouldn’t be as colorful
You have given me a gift that keeps on giving.
anita marie moscoso / formally known as anita marie godfrey