Hi C. Here is the information on the Godfrey family from Lafayette,Ind. 1850 Ind census in Tippecanoe Co. Shelby Twp. Ref Gen 929.3 C396IT. Elizah Godfrey 53yrs, farmer,b) Maryland. Anna E. 21yrs,Ohio. Matilda 19yrs,Ind. Martha 17yrs,Ind. Clark 15yrs maleInd. Charolotte 13yrs,Ind. Ellen 11yrs,Ind. David 9yrs,Ind. Mary J. 6yrs,IND. No Abbott's in 1850 Tippecanoe Co.Census. Does any of these name appear with your Matilda, if so then at least you know where she came from. I'll keep looking around and see what I can find. My email works now. see ya Ron.