Alfred was the middle name.
There were three Samuel Alfred Godwins, all my grandfathers.
Samuel Alfred Godwin I: b.ca.1770 Hertford County, North Carolina, d.bef.1840 Hardin County, Tennessee, m. 1st Christian Askew, 2nd m. Nancy Duke, both in Hertford, Co., NC.
Samuel Alfred Godwin II: b.10 Apr 1810 Montgomery County, Georgia, d.17 Feb 1863 Hardin County, Tennessee. m. Martha Ann Cole.
Samuel Alfred Godwin III: b.22 Feb 1847 Hardin County, Tennessee, d.26 Sep 1894 Hardin County, Tennessee. m. 1st Mary Josephine Smith. m. 2nd Mary Wright Hargrove.
James Alfred Godwin, my grandfather and son of S.A.G. III above, b.1889 Hardin County, TN, d. 1970 Indianapolis, IN. m. Dona Levinia Dildine.
Hope this helps!