GODSHALK, Viola May

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Last Name
 
GODSHALK
Given Names
 
Viola May
AKA's
 
Better known as
 
Date of Birth
 
2/10/1921
Age at Death
 
57
Place of Birth
 
Los Angeles, California
Residence (US)
 
Redwood Valley, California
Residence (JT)
 
Not Known
Residence (JT) Abbreviated
 
Religion
 
Race
 
Caucasian
Gender
 
Female
Information on __Source of Death
 
House Foreign Affairs Committee report; FBI document 89-4286-1302 (prepared 12/78)
Body Identification Number
 
Occupation outside __Peoples Temple
 
Seamstress (PT occupation record); Practical nurse (medical)
Occupation inside __Peoples Temple
 
Government Income
 
SSI
Entry in Guyana
 
Occupation at __Jonestown
 
Birth Mother
 
Birth Father
 
Siblings
 
Partner
 
Raymond O. Godshalk, Jr.
Children
 
Non-Temple Relatives
 
Family Tree
 
Discrepancies
 
Remembrances
 
“Viola and Ray Godshalk were two of the kindest and open people I had ever met when we crossed paths in Redwood, California. We were hitchhiking back to Seattle after spending much of the summer in san Francisco (1967. They took us into their home, fed us and gave us a note in an envelope that they said to open when we were back on our way....it contained a message of peace and hope, and five dollars which we knew they probably could not afford. We stayed in touch for a few years, but soon lost contact as so often happens... Last heard from them when the Peopl's Temple Group came to Seattle just before leaving the country. They were loving, giving and full of life - God Bless them! ” - Roger W