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The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 26
page 10
Mrs. Laurie Bodine Latimer.
DAR ID Number: 25025
Born in Plymouth, Ohio.
Wife of Clark W. Latimer.
Descendant of Thomas Cotton, Jr., Willard Cotton, Elisha Gallop, John Bodine
and Peter Ervin.
[p.10] Daughter of Abram Bodine and Mercy Cordelia M. Chamberlain, his wife.
Granddaughter of Peter Bodine (1784-1849) and Susan Ervin, his wife; Samuel
Chamberlain and Mercy Cotton, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of John Bodine and Lementje Cozine, his wife; Peter Ervin
and Elizabeth Armstrong, his wife; Willard Cotton and Mercy Gallop, his
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Thomas Cotton, Jr., and Sarah Holbrook, his wife;
Elisha Gallop and Mercy Dennison (b. 1729), his wife, m. 1747.
Thomas Cotton, Jr., (1730-1808), was a private in Capt. John Perkins'
company for the relief of Boston. He was born in Pomfret, Conn.; died in
Hartland, Vt.
Also Nos. 13868, 24796.
Willard Cotton, (1757-1836), served in Capt. Elias Weld's company of Windsor
County, Vermont, militia, 1780. He was born in Pomfret, Conn.; died in
Lenox, N. Y.
Elisha Gallop, (1727-1800), was a minute man at the Royalton Alarm in the
Vermont militia. He was born in Stonington, Conn.; died in Hartland, Vt.
John Bodine served as a minute man in the Burlington County, New Jersey,
militia. He was born, 1743, in Somerset Co., N. J.
Peter Ervin, (1762-1846), enlisted, 1779, in the New Jersey Continental Line
and served until the surrender at Yorktown. He died in Richland County,

Sent: Saturday, April 08, 2006
Subject: Bodines

Good Afternoon, Dave. I have just found and copied for my daughter your material on the Bodines. My Grandmother was Laura Bodine Latimer--her Mother was Cornelia m. Chamberlain Bodine. Grandmother researched her family history because she wanted to join the DAR (which she did). I have only the information printed in THE COMPENDIUM OF AMERICAN GENEALOGY fIRST FAMILIES OF AMERICA. I suspect you have all of that as well. I can send you a copy of my info, if you like.

This all very exciting. My Maine daughter and i were talking this week about the Bodines.

Are you familiar with a William Sabin (1600-1663) known as The Patriarch of Rehoboth, Mass from LaRochelle, France? another Huguenot.

I am Laurie Jones Fox, 602 Sawyer Terr. 426, Madison, WI 53705

Email ljonesfox at I'd love to hear from you. Any other Wisconsin relatives? Sincerely, Laurie Fox

Sent: Sunday, April 09, 2006

Subject: Re: Bodines

Hi Dave, I'll give you what I have on Grandmother and Grandfather. Keep in mind that I have only had a computer for a few months, but I'll go slowly and get things correct.

LAURA AGUSTA BODINE B Plymouth, Ohio March 9, 1858, D April 1947, Portage, Wi. Buried in Silver Lake Cemetery in Portage, Wi.
m Clark Watt Latimer ,b Mansfield, Ohio Feb 16, 1859 son of George Latimer of Mansfield. Issue: Rachel Mercy, born May 21,1892 Portage,Wi.d Dec. 19, 1981 DeSmet, S.D, buried in DeSmet Cemeteryed Lawrence College Appleton, Wi and U of Wis Milwaukee. Married Aug 10, 1918 to David C. Jones , div 1934, remarried George Stimson, DeSmet SD. Issue: Barbara Rachel (Fraser) : Laurie Margery (Fox) . (2) Margery Bodine (Toomer) BFeb 8, 1899 in Portage, D. Aug 16 1932 in childbirth in Chicago. Buried in Portage.

FRANK CHAMBERLAIN BODINE b June 24 1855 in Plymouth, Ohio- attended U of Cincinnati, Instr Pasadena Jr. College Presbyterian

ADA O BODINE b 1852 in Plymouth, Ohio (m. Rev John Teney--missionaries in the Indian Terr of Oklahoma.) Aunt Ada died in her son John's home in Little Rock, Ark but I don't have anything else on her.

CLARK WATT LATIMER died in 1932 in Portage, Wi and is buried there with Margery and Grandmother. I have more about the Latimers of Mansfield Ohio. I also have Uncle Frank's marriages and issue, if you'd like that.

Good to hear from you--Laurie

From Ronny Bodine:

Clark and Laura Latimer were buried in Silver Lake Cemetery, Portage, Columbia County.

From Wisconsin Federal Census Records:
1900 (12 June) Portage, Columbia Co.: Clark W. LATIMER Feb 1859 OH married 10 years salesman-suspenders, Laurie March 1859 OH wife married 10 years 2 children born/2 living, Rachel May 1893 WI dau, Marjorie Feb 1899 WI dau, Cordelia BODINE April 1824 NY widowed mother-in-law 4 children born/3 living.

1910 (20 April) Portage, Columbia Co.: Clark W. LATIMER 51 OH married1-20 years, Laura 52 OH wife married1-20 years 2 children born/2 living, Rachel M. 16 WI dau, Margery 11 WI dau.

1920 (16 Jan) Portage, Columbia Co. Clark W. LATIMER 60 OH Salesman-Commercial, Laura B. 61 OH wife, Margery B. 20 WI dau Student-University

1930 (5 April) Portage, Columbia Co.: Clark LATIMER 71 OH married@30, Laura 72 OH married@32, Margery 31 WI dau.

Obituary, The Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, Wisc.) of 16 Sept 1935.
PORTAGE--Clark W. Latimer, 75. father of the late Marjorie Latimer Toomer, Wisconsin literary figure, died of a heart attack Saturday in a Minneapolis hotel. Mr. Latimer was a salesman and had lived here for the last 45 years. He is survived by his widow, a daughter, Mrs. Rachel Jones, and a grandchild, the daughter of Mrs. Toomer. Funeral services wil be held at 2 p. m. Tuesday at the home here, the Rev. J. V. Bergen, of the Presbyterian church, officiating. Members of the Elk's Lodge will form an escort to Silver Lakes cemetery, where burial will take place.

Children: Rachel (May 1893), Margery Bodine (8 Feb 1899-16 Aug 1932).