Olive C Carkhuff

Brief Life History of Olive C

When Olive C Carkhuff was born on 28 April 1851, in Steuben, Indiana, United States, her father, William Carkhuff, was 26 and her mother, Olive Cordelia Orton, was 21. She married Fleming Wilson Bodley on 15 September 1874, in Steuben, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Angola, Pleasant Township, Steuben, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 13 December 1927, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Circle Hill Cemetery, Angola, Pleasant Township, Steuben, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fleming Wilson Bodley
1844–1895
Olive C Carkhuff
1851–1927
Marriage: 15 September 1874
Thomas W Bodley
1870–1949
Leona Bodley
1875–1940

Sources (14)

  • Carkhuff in household of William Carkhuff, "United States Census, 1850"
  • 0llie Corkhuff, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Olive C Bodley, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Altered form of German and Dutch Kerkhoff or German Kirchhoff or any of numerous North German and Dutch cognates.

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

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