Notes for: Judiah (or Jediah) Higgins Bodine

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The picture below was sent to me by Marie Wright:

J. Bodine

Marie said that this picture had Judiah's name written on the back. His name on Nellie's marriage return looks like "Jodiah." His name on the 1870 Census looks like it is "Jedediah H. Bodine." He died of paralysis and nervous exhaustion. He is buried in Mercer Cemetery in Trenton.

From Ronny Bodine:

In Sept. 1850, 19-year old Jediah Bodine lived in Trenton, Mercer County with his 16-year old brother Jesse, both engaged as tin smiths. From the Trenton State Gazette of 3 May 1855: "On the 1st of May, by Rev. R. Vanhorne, Judiah H. Bodine to Martha M. Beaty, both of this city. Flemington papers please copy." In 1860, Jediah and Martha Bodine lived in Trenton where Jediah was yet engaged as a tin smith. The couple had no living children. Judiah Bodine lived out his life in Trenton as a tin, sheet and iron worker. He was recorded as Jedediah H. Bodine in 1870 and Judah H. Bodin in 1880. Judiah and Martha Bodine were buried in Mercer Cemetery, Trenton, Mercer County. In 1910, as Margaret M. Bodine, age 76, she lived with her son-in-law and daughter, Benjamin and Helen Hopper, in Jersey City, Hudson County. It was reported she had borne 3 children of whom 2 were then living.

Death Notice, Trenton Sunday Advertiser (Trenton, N.J.) of 9 March 1890.
DIED. Friday, March 7. BODINE---Judiah H. Bodine, aged 60 years, at No. 47 Wall street.

Obituary, Trenton Evening Times (Trenton, N.J.) of 18 Sept 1920.
Mrs. Martha Bodine, widow of Judiah Bodine, who died Monday at Belmar, was buried Thursday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment was in Mercer Cemetery under direction of Swayze & Margerum. Mrs. Bodine, who was 87 years old, was the mother of David M. Bodine, of this city. A daughter, Mrs. D. C. Hopper, of New York, also survives.

Burials in Mercer Cemetery, Trenton, Mercer County.
Find A Grave Memorial # 52458902
Judiah H. Bodine Born Dec. 8, 1830 Died March 7, 1890