John Boden

7 March 1890–8 October 1918 (Age 28)
Dayton, Franklin, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Boden was born on 7 March 1890, in Dayton, Franklin, Idaho, United States, his father, Willard William Boden, was 32 and his mother, Dicey Bernettie Wakley, was 32. He lived in Dayton, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 8 October 1918, in France, at the age of 28, and was buried in Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, Lorraine, France.

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Family Time Line

Willard William Boden
1857–1932
Dicey Bernettie Wakley
1857–1910
Willard Boden Jr.
1878–1935
Polly Annora Boden
1879–1963
Mary Elizabeth Boden
1881–1955
James Boden
1884–1914
Ethel Bernettie Boden
1887–1975
John Boden
1890–1918
Evahlean Boden
1892–1932
Sarah Irene Boden
1897–1974

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World Events (8)

1892
Age 2
Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1894 · The Affair - Dreyfus is Accused of Treason
Age 4
The Dreyfus affair was a huge scandal in the late 19th century and early 20th century French. Alfred Dreyfus was born on October 9, 1859 in Mulhouse, France  and died on July 12, 1935 in Paris France. He was convicted of treason. He was accused of being a spy in the German embassy in France.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 8
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Bode .German: topographic name for someone living in a valley bottom or the low-lying area of a field, Middle High German boden ‘ground, bottom’. Compare English Bottom .Swedish (Bodén): ornamental or habitational name, possibly from bod ‘small hut’ or from a placename containing this element; the adjectival suffix -én is a derivative of Latin -enius ‘relating to’. Compare Bodin .

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

Possible Related Names

Bode
Imboden

Sources (16)

  • John Boden in household of Willard Boden Sr., "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Boden, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • John Boden, "United States, World War I American Expeditionary Forces Deaths, 1917-1919"

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