Husband: Abraham ("Abram") Van Campen Bodine
Born: May 6 1816 in New Jersey (poss Walpack, Sussex Co.) 1,2,3,4 Baptized: Dec 28 1816 in DRC, Walpack, Sussex Co., NJ 5 Died: Nov 3 1871 in Cheshire Twp., Allegan Co., MI 6 Buried: in Lindsley Cem, Cheshire, Allegan Co., MI Father: John Bodine (1786 - 1880) Mother: Jane Mapes (1792 - 1873) Notes
Wife: Sarah P. (Ayers) Ayres Married: abt 1848 7
Born: Aug 14 1828 in England 8,9 Died: Feb 13 1902 in Cheshire Twp., Allegan Co., MI 10 Buried: in Lindsley Cem, Cheshire, Allegan Co., MI Father: Benjamin Ayres (1808 - 1862) Mother: Mary Woodham (1805 - ) Other spouse 2 Notes
F Child 1: Mary Jane Bodine Born: Mar 25 1849 in Lenawee Co., MI Died: Aug 4 1851 in Allegan Co., MI
F Child 2: Ellen Frances Bodine Born: Mar 23 1853 in Michigan 9 Died: Jun 3 1875 in Cheshire Twp., Allegan Co., MI 11 Buried: in Lindsley Cem, Cheshire, Allegan Co., MI Husband: Robert Eugene Smith b. Jan 29 1853 d. Jan 2 1912 Married: Aug 24 1873 in Clinton, Lenawee Co., MI
F Child 3: Alice E. Bodine Born: Mar 21 1855 in Michigan Died: Dec 17 1883 in You Bet, Nevada Co., CA Buried: in You Bet Cemetery, Nevada Co., CA Husband: Edward Jason Baird b. Oct 26 1848 d. Mar 17 1898 Married: Dec 31 1876 in Allegan Co., MI
+ M Child 4: Andrew Jackson Bodine Born: Sep 17 1856 in Jackson, Jackson Co., MI 12 Died: Feb 24 1944 in Plainwell, Allegan Co., MI 12 Buried: in Lindsley Cem, Cheshire, Allegan Co., MI Wife: Mary Ann Hayes b. Dec 1866 d. Jul 14 1932 Married: Apr 29 1883 in Allegan Co., MI 13
+ M Child 5: George Henry Bodine Born: Feb 17 1861 in Cheshire Twp., Allegan Co., MI 12,14 Died: Apr 3 1895 in Cheshire Twp., Allegan Co., MI 12 Buried: in Lindsley Cem, Cheshire, Allegan Co., MI Wife: Ellen Dean Morey b. Aug 7 1866 d. Jul 31 1945 Married: Dec 24 1882 in Cheshire Twp., Allegan Co., MI 13
M Child 6: William M. Bodine Born: Jan 18 1864 in Cheshire Twp., Allegan Co., MI 15 Died: Jun 17 1947 in Ravalli Co. MT Buried: in an umarked grave, Riverview Cemetery, Stevensville, Ravalli Co., MT Notes
+ M Child 7: John Bodine Born: Aug 25 1865 in Cheshire Twp., Allegan Co., MI 16,17 Died: Mar 15 1946 in Hopkins, Allegan Co., MI 18 Buried: in Poplar Hill Cem., Monterey Twp., Allegan Co., MI Wife: Maude Belle Gates b. Aug 4 1870 d. Aug 17 1957 Married: Dec 24 1891 in Allegan, Allegan Co., MI 19
Sources: (1) 1850 Census, Cambridge Twp., Lenawee Co., MI - age 40, Penn. (2) 1880 Census, Allegan Co. (Cheshire), MI - Household of Sara Bodine. Children say father born PA, Mother ENG. (3) Date May 3, 1817 is from tombstone. Death certificate gives age 54 y and 7 d and born in NY. 1817 is questionable! The 1850 Census says PA; the 1860 and 1870 Censuses say NJ. (4) Minisink Valley Reformed Dutch Church Records, 1716-1830: Baptisms - birth and baptism dates given - born May 6, 1816. (5) Minisink Valley Reformed Dutch Church Records, 1716-1830: Baptisms - birth and baptism dates given. (6) Death Records, Allegan Co., MI, v. 1, p. 51, rec. 985. Date is on tombstone. Abraham Bodine; male; white; married; 54y 0m 7d; Deathplace: Cheshire Twp. (7) Date is just a wild guess. (8) 1880 Census, Allegan Co. (Cheshire), MI - age 48, ENG, ENG, ENG. Keeping house. (9) Date is from tombstone. (10) Date is from tombstone. Census and death records also say she was born in NY, NJ, and PA. The birth place, evidently, is not certain. (11) Date is from tombstone. Ellen and her baby daughter died in childbirth. (12) Year is from tombstone. (13) Dibean Collection, Early Marriages (Allegan Co., MI). (14) 1880 Census, Allegan Co. (Cheshire), MI - age 19, MI, PA, ENG. Farm laborer. (15) 1880 Census, Allegan Co. (Cheshire), MI - age 18, MI, PA, ENG. Farm laborer. (16) Marriage record (Bk. 6, p. 94, Allegan Co.) - date (as 1867) & place. Month and year of birth come from 1900 Census. (17) 1880 Census, Allegan Co. (Cheshire), MI - age 14, MI, PA, ENG. Farm laborer. (18) Tombstone may only give the year 1946. (19) Marriage Records Book 6, p 94, Allegan County Vital Records (originals on microfilm, LDS Library) - date & place. Dave's Bodine Genealogy Website Email me with Revisions. Pictures welcome if under 100 KB (about 6x4). Click here to return to the Home Page Click here to email me Name Index