David Bodenhamer

16 July 1796–13 May 1887 (Age 90)
Black Mountain, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of David

When David Bodenhamer was born on 16 July 1796, in Black Mountain, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Bodenhamer, was 36 and his mother, Katherine Shires, was 28. He married Cynthia Wood Reed in 1824. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. He died on 13 May 1887, in Giles, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Bodenhamer
1796–1887
Cynthia Wood Reed
1804–1882
Marriage: 1824
Mary C Bodenhamer
1826–1868
Harriet W. Bodenhamer
1842–
Elizabeth Ann Bodenhamer
1828–1910
Sophronia A. Bodenhamer
1829–1891
Mr. Bodenhamer
1830–
Paul C. Bodenhamer
1831–1845
Charity Adaline Bodenhamer
1833–1834
William R. Bodenhamer
1835–1852
John L Bodenhamer
1838–1866
Philip W. Bodenhamer
1840–1843
David Shires Myers Bodenhamer
1844–1929
Christian Bodenhamer
1846–1851
James M. Bodenhamer
1849–1850

Spouse and Children

    Male1796–1887Male

    Cynthia Wood Reed

    Female1804–1882Female

MARRIAGE
1824
children

(13)

    Mary C Bodenhamer

    Female1826–1868Female

    Elizabeth Ann Bodenhamer

    Female1828–1910Female

    Sophronia A. Bodenhamer

    Female1829–1891Female

    Paul C. Bodenhamer

    Male1831–1845Male

    Mr. Bodenhamer

    Male1830–Male

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 3

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 24

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

Respelling of German and Jewish Bodenheimer .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • David Bodenhamer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • David Bodenhammer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • David Bodenhimer, "United States Census, 1870"

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