Joseph Samuel Henry Bodell

Brief Life History of Joseph Samuel Henry

When Joseph Samuel Henry Bodell was born on 23 August 1863, in Herriman, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Joseph Bodell, was 23 and his mother, Emma Jane Farmer, was 20. He married Sarah Lovinia Howard on 1 October 1888, in Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 October 1940, in Herriman, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Herriman Cemetery, Herriman, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Joseph Samuel Henry Bodell
Sarah Lovinia Howard
Marriage: 1 October 1888
Sarah Jane Bodell
Joseph Samuel Bodell
Emma Virginia Bodell
Mary Myrtle Bodell
Marriner Lorenzo Bodell
Eliza Erma Bodell
John William Bodell
Milton Bodell
Mildred Bodell
James Alexander Bodell
Jesse Moroni Bodell
Elizabeth Fern Bodell
Editha Farrell Lovinia Bodell

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  • Joseph Samuel Henry Bodell, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph Samuel Henry Bodell - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Joseph Samuel Christensen
  • Joseph S H Bodell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (Midlands): probably a variant of Bodle .

Swedish: from bod ‘small hut’ + the suffix -ell, a derivative of the Latin adjectival ending -elius.

Perhaps an altered form of German Bodelle, an occupational name for a beadle. Compare Bittel .

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

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