Notes for: John C. Bodine

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He inherited land in Ovid from his father. He then moved there with his brother, Abraham C. Bodine. He is mentioned as the oldest son in Cornelius' will. The will says he inherited land in Clarence, Niagara County, New York. John's occupation as given in the 1855 Census of Clarence, New York is a farmer. The family was living in a frame house valued at $400. Elizabeth's father was with them. He was 83 and born in New Jersey. John and wife came to Clarence in 1828 and her father in 1832.

From Ronny Bodine:

In his father's will he is called the oldest son and inherited land in Clarence, Niagara County, New York. He then moved there with his brother, Abraham C. Bodine. John's occupation as given in the 1855 Census of Clarence, New York is a farmer. The family was living in a frame house valued at $400. Elizabeth's father was with them. He was 83 and born in New Jersey. John and wife came to Clarence in 1828 and her father in 1832.

From Federal New York Census Records:
1850 Clarence, Erie County: John C. Bodine 51 farmer, Elizabeth 51, Hannah 21, William 19, Mary 16.
1870 Clarence, Erie County: Elizabeth Bodine, 70.