- Birth Date
- 31 March 1809
- Death Date
- 23 February 1867
John emigrated from England with his family Enoch Train. According to census records, the Godsall family was located in Salt Lake City in 1860.
- Age at Departure: 47
- Head of Household
- 1860 Utah Census.
- Dan Jones Emigrating Company journal, 1856 May-December.
- Historical Department journal history of the Church, 1896-2001, 15 December 1856, 16-37.
- John Bond, Handcarts West in '56.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 15 December 1856, 2.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 154.
- W. B. Hodgetts Company report, 1856.
- William Broomhead diary, 1856 October-1857 April.