My Man Godfrey

Well, Calvin Smith Godfrey, to be exact.  I’m off to try and prove, or disprove, a story heard from my grandmother about her grandfather.  Here is a brief version thereof:

Calvin owned some prime land that a banker in town wanted.  Calvin wouldn’t sell, so the banker tricked it out of him.  Calvin signed for a man taking out a loan with the aforementioned banker.  The man purposefully defaulted on the loan, costing Calvin the land.  He lived as a tenant farmer until my great grandparents bought him a farm in 1945.

We’ll see if it’s true, hopefully.

Solo Deo Gloria,



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