Notes for: Sarah E. Bodine

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I have not seen any info that, without a doubt, says that this Sarah E. Bodine, daughter of Peter and Sabillah Bodine, was the wife of Jacob Warman, but the circumstancial evidence is very heavy and piling up. The most important piece of evidence is that her birth date from family records matches exactly the birth date we can figure from her tombstone. I doubt that she would not be his wife. That said, I will list her tentatively as Jacob Warman's wife. More evidence is needed, though, to definitely connect her to Peter Bodine.

I later found an article in the Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine (v. 13, nos. 2-3) which gave her birth and death dates from the cemetery info Sandy Ridge. It said she was the daughter of Peter Bodine and the wife of Jacob Warman.

Here are some of the messages I've received:

From: Michael Mainwold [mainwold at]
Sent: Friday, March 21, 2003
Subject: Sarah Bodine Warman (1791-aft 1850), Hunterdon Co., NJ

Dear Dave,

You appear on the Message Board for "Bodine's" to be very knowledgeable on this family line in NJ. I just discovered that a Sarah Bodine, b. abt 1791, NJ, married a Jacob Warman, b. abt 1788, NJ. They were married in 1823 in Hunterdon Co., NJ. He was a farmer per the 1850 census (see attached census record). I'm search for the parents of Jacob Warman and Sarah Bodine. Do you have them in your Bodine database?

Thanks in advance for any assistance you can provide.


The census info that Michael sent me said this:

1850 Census of _____ County, New Jersey.
Jacob Warman, 62, M, Farmer, NJ.
Sarah Warman, 59, F, NJ.
Elizabeth Warman, 25, F, NJ.
William Warman, 22, M, NJ.
Catherine Warman, 18, F, NJ.
Lambert Warman, 16, M, Farmer, NJ.

From: Bill Morrow [mchief at]
Sent: Saturday, March 22, 2003
To: mainwold at; Dave Bodine
Subject: WARMAN listed at Sandy Ridge

Hi Michael and Dave:

WARMAN is not one of the name's that I research in Hunterdon County, NJ but here is a listing of people of that name buried at the Sandy Ridge Cemetery. This is from Hiram E. Deats' booklet "Tombstone Inscriptions "From Hunterdon County Cemeteries" which was compiled in the 1920's.

WARMAN, infant child of Lambert T. and Mary E.
WARMAN, Asher, son of J. and S., Oct 1, 1852, 21-10-22.
WILSON, Elizabeth B. WARMAN, wf. John H., Mar 22, 1893, in 69th yr.
WARMAN, Jacob, Aug 11, 1854, 56-0-9.
WARMAN, Lambert T., 1910, 76 yrs.
WARMAN, S. Catharine, 1833-1905.
WARMAN, Sarah E. BODINE, wf. Jacob, Feb 16, 1878, 87 yrs.
WARMAN, Sybilla B., 1825-1911.
WARMAN, William S., 1914, 40 yrs.

I hope some of this information proves useful in your research.

Bill Morrow in Houston, TX (native of NJ)

Here is a picture of their stones sent to me by Brian Bodine:

Gravestones of Jacob and Sarah Warman

This image is too small to read clearly, but it says...

From Ronny Bodine:

From New Jersey Marriages: 13 Dec 1823: Jacob Warman and Sarah Bodine.

From New Jersey Federal Census Records:
1850 (6 Sept) Delaware Twp., Hunterdon Co: Jacob WARMAN 52 NJ Farmer, Sarah 59 NJ, Elizabeth 25 NJ, William 22 NJ, Catharin 18 NJ, Lambert 16 NJ.

1870 (17 Aug) Delaware Twp., Hunterdon Co.: Sarah WARMAN 79 NJ Keeping House, Elizabeth 46 NJ, Sarah K. 37 NJ.

Burials in Sandy Ridge Cemetery, near Stockton, Hunterdon County.
Jacob Warman Died Aug. 11, 1854 Aged 56 yrs 9 dys.
Sarah E. Bodine, wife of Jacob Warman Died Feb 16, 1878 Aged 87 Years.