James Boden

29 March 1823–4 September 1868 (Age 45)
Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Boden was born on 29 March 1823, in Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, James Boden, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Rees, was 22. He married Annorah Coleman on 10 March 1847, in Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales in 1861 and Constantine, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died on 4 September 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Boden
Annorah Coleman
Marriage: 10 March 1847
Mary Boden
Sarah Boden
Brigham Boden
Jane Boden
Heber Coleman Boden
Willard William Boden
James Boden
Anne Mariah Boden
Eleanore Jane Boden
Elizabeth Boden
John Boden

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 March 1847Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1831 · Merthyr Uprising 
    Age 8
    Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 13
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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.

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    James Boden Sr. and Annora Coleman

    Boden, James and Annora Coleman - Biography JAMES BODEN AND ANNORA COLEMAN BODEN Compiled by D. Clair Phillips, a great-grandson We have learned from parish records and from a record of …

    Sources (34)

    • 1861 James Badon, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • James Boden in entry for Willard Boden and Bertha H Andrews, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • James Boden in entry for Willard Boden, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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