Notes for: Charles Wesley Bodine

From Ronny Bodine:

Based upon the 1860 census, Charles may have been adopted by Michael Bodine or simply assumed the name of the family he had been living with as a child.

On 2 Nov 1862, Charles W. Bodine enlisted as a Private in Company F, 178th Penn. Infantry, which was organized in Montour County.

From Pennsylvania Federal Census Records:
1860 (3 Aug) Danville, Montour Co.: Michael B. BODINE 53 MA mason builder, Ann 38 PA, William 7 PA, Elizabeth 5 PA, Rebecca 2 PA, James 1/12 PA, Westley BOTEN 14 PA.

1870 (24 July) Bloomsburg, Columbia Co.: Charles W. BODINE 22 PA brick mason, Anna M. 25 PA, Annora 2 PA, Charles W. 8/12 (Aug) PA.

1880 (7 June) Bloomsburg, Columbia Co.: Chas. W. BODINE 33 PA (pts.-PA) brick mason, Hannah M. 35 PA wife, Comodore 4 PA son, Fannie E. 4/12 (Feb) PA dau, I. M. Appleman 21 PA nephew.

1890 Census of Surviving Soldiers, Sailors, Marines & Widows:
Danville, Montour Co. : Anna M. BERDINE, widow of Charles W. Berdine who served as a Private in Company F, 178th Pennsylvania Regiment from 2 Nov 1862 to 27 July 1863 and Company B, 3rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment from 12 Feb 1864 to 11 July 1865.

1910 (18 April) Danville, Montour Co.: Anna M. BODINE 62 PA widow nursing private family. Bore 8 children of whom 5 are still living.

Obituary, The Morning News (Danville, Penn.) of 5 Jan 1911.
Mrs. Anna M. Bodine, a well-known resident of Danville, died at her home, Walnut street, at one o'clock yesterday morning. The deceased was aged 66 years and was a widow. She is survived by three sons, Charles Wesley Bodine, of this city, Commodore Bodine, of Berwick, and Albert Bodine, who resides in Minnesota; also one daughter, Miss Fannie Taylor, of Philadelphia. The deceased was ill for about one week, death being due to a stroke of apoplex. She was a kind hearted generous woman, and resided in Danville practical all her life. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 1:30 o'clock. Interment, private, will take place in Odd Fellow's cemetery.