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    Forest F. Godfrey, who is carrying on extensive operations as an agriculturist in Washington township, was born in Champaign county, Ohio, a son of John and Sarah (Barbee) Godfrey. He was reared in a rural community and brought up as a farmer's son, his education being acquired in the country schools, but as a youth he went to Piqua, where he secured employment in the, rolling mills, with which he was identified for a number of years. Later, he returned to the vocation of his youth, taking up his residence on the James Patterson farm in Miami county and subsequently coming to his present farm, the 102 acre property owned by Mrs. Mary Wyeth. In addition to renting this land, Mr. Godfrey is carrying on operations on twenty-five acres, of land in the immediate vicinity in Washington townships He devotes his activities to general farming and also grows some live stock, and his operations are directed by intelligence, industry and a thorough knowledge of the possibilities of the farm. During the war period Mr. Godfrey did a good citizen's duty in supporting the various loans and drives, and in civic affairs has always been accounted a public-spirited member of his community. He married Miss Anna Soliday, and they are the parents of one son, Franklin.

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