Notes for: George Claire Bodine
Marriage in Niles: Geroge C Bodine age 21 res Omro (?), NY b Owasco parents Danforth J Bodine and Estelle Bissel married Fannie G Reynolds age 22 b Niles, parents Junius Reynolds and Elizabeth Schell: Octover 10, 1900; registered Oct 6.
From Ronny Bodine:
Fannie was the daughter of Julius and Elizabeth (Schell) Reynolds. In April 1910, George Bodine lived in Manhattan, New York with his wife and daughter Muriel, employed as a chauffeur. On 12 Sept 1918, George Claire Bodine registered for the World War 1 draft in Hudson, Columbia County, New York. He reported he was born 17 June 1879, worked as a chauffeur and Fanny Bodine was his next of kin. In Jan 1920, the family lived in Claverack, Columbia County where George still worked as a chauffeur. In April 1930, Fannie Bodine, 51 and now widowed, lived in Cortland, Cortland County, New York. Her household included her son Richard S. 18, daughter Eugenie W. 7 years and 11 months, and father-in-law, Danford J., age 72. George and Fannie Bodine were buried in Owasco Rural Cemetery, Onondaga County, New York.
Obituary, The Post-Standard (Syracuse, N.Y.) of 31 Oct 1967.
CORTLAND---Mrs. Fannie A. Bodine, 89, of 47 Port Watson St., died Sunday at Cortland Memorial Hospital. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Michael Petrovitch of Groton and Mrs. Muriel Barker of Tampa, Fla.; a sister, Mrs. Edwin Harris of Moravia, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was born in the Town of Niles, and had been a resident of Cortland 40 years. She was a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist. Private memorial services were conducted Monday.