Notes for: Sarah May Bodine

The following info was sent to me by Dottie Keegan (djk21889 at

CENSUS: 1880: Kendall, Mckean Co., Pennsylvania Roll: T9_1154; Family History Film: 1255154; Page: 345D; Enumeration District: 91; Image: 0405.

Frank BODINE Age: 30 Estimated birth year: 1850 Birthplace: Pennsylvania Occupation: Carpenter Relation: Self Marital status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Head of household: Frank BODINE Father's birthplace: PA Mother's birthplace: PA
Felicia Bodine Age 27 Estimated Birth Year: 1853 Birth Place: France Father's birthplace: France Mother's birthplace: France Gender: Female
May Bodine Age 6 Estimated Birth Year: 1874 Birth Place: PA Father's birthplace: PA Mother's birthplace: France Gender: Female
Lillia Bodine Age 1 Estimated Birth Year: 1879 Birth Place: PA Father's birthplace: PA Mother's birthplace: France Gender: Female
Harry BODINE Age: 28 Estimated birth year: 1852 Birthplace: Pennsylvania Relation: Brother Head of household: Frank BODINE Marital status: NA Race: White Gender: Male Father's birthplace: PA Mother's birthplace: PA

From Ronny Bodine:

From McKean County, Pennsylvania Marriage Records:
James J. Houghton, 21, of Bradford, Pa., carpenter AND May Bodine, 20, of Bradford, Pa., daughter of Frank L. Bodine, were married 29 Aug 1894 at Bradford by Angelus O'Connor, M.G.

On 12 Sept 1918, James Jotham Houghton registered for the World War 1 draft in Bradford, McKean County. He reported he was born 11 Oct 1872 and that Sarah May Houghton, his wife, was his next of kin. In April 1930, he was living in Bradford with his 2nd wife, Marion.

Obituary, Bradford Era (Bradford, Pa.) of 6 April 1922.
Mrs. Sarah M. Hougton, 48 years old, of No. 55 Brook street, a well known resident of the city of Bradford for forty-six years, died at her home at 2:15 o'clock yesterday afternoon following a week sickness of pneumonia. Mrs. Houghton came to Bradford when a small girl of two years. Funeral services will be held at 9 o'clock Friday morning from St. Bernard's church. She is survived by her husband, James Houghton, her mother , Mrs. Felicia Bodine, two daughters, Mrs. Charles Holtz, Shortsville, N. V. ; Miss Grace Houghton , Bradford; two sons, Frank M. Houghton, Custer City, and Perry G. Houghton, Bradford, and two sisters, Mrs. George Hemphill, Bradford, and Miss Irene Bodine, (Sister Mary David), Convent of St. Mary of the Woods in Indiana. She was secretary of the W.C.T.U. Interment in Oak Hill cemetery.

From State of Pennsylvania Certificate of Death for James J. Houghton, born 11 Oct 1972 in Titusville, Penn. to John M. Houghton & Rachel Salisbury; died of cancer 4 May 1947 in Bradford, McKean County; buried in Bradford. Informant was Harriet Houghton.