David Bodenhamer

Male16 July 1796–13 May 1887

Brief Life History 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
Cynthia Wood Reed
Marriage: 1824
Mary C Bodenhamer
Harriet W. Bodenhamer
Elizabeth Ann Bodenhamer
Sophronia A. Bodenhamer
Mr. Bodenhamer
Paul C. Bodenhamer
Charity Adaline Bodenhamer
William R. Bodenhamer
John L Bodenhamer
Philip W. Bodenhamer
David Shires Myers Bodenhamer
Christian Bodenhamer
James M. Bodenhamer

Sources (8)

  • David Bodenhamer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • David Shires Bodenhamer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Bodenhamer in entry for Elizabeth Ann Long, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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  • Marriage
  • Children (13)

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    Siblings (10)

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    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

    Altered form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Bodenheimer .

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

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