James Boden

Brief Life History of James

When James Boden was born on 18 February 1860, in Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, James Boden, was 36 and his mother, Annorah Coleman, was 31. He married Beulah Rosabelle Nichols on 12 May 1881, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Lincoln, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 5 July 1928, in Hazelton, Lincoln, Idaho, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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James Boden
Beulah Rosabelle Nichols
Marriage: 12 May 1881
James Clyde Boden
Roscoe Boden
Annorah Levine Boden
Alvin Glen Boden
Ernest Howard Boden
Beulah Estelle Boden
Clifford Boden
Morgan Ellis Boden
Wendell Boden
Charlotte Venna Boden

Sources (35)

  • James Boden in household of James Bywater, "United States Census, 1880"
  • 1860 Wales, UK Image of Birth record of James Boden including names of Parents, James Boden & Annora Coleman
  • James Boden, "BillionGraves Index"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1865 · Cornerstone is Laid for the Tabernacle

In May 1865, Brigham Young placed the cornerstone for the Tabernacle building. The work was delayed because of the construction the railroad. The walls of the Tabernacle begun in 1876. The building was first used in 1881.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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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