William Jennings Bodkins
(1897-1955)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Annie Laura Lloyd

William Jennings Bodkins 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 6 Oct 1897, Doe Hill, Highland, VA, USA 1 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Annie Laura Lloyd about 1924
  • Died: 24 Jan 1955, Idaville, Adams, PA at age 57 2 3
  • Buried: 27 Jan 1955, Carlisle: Letort Cemetery (Old Kutz Cemetery), Cumberland, PA 2 3

   Another name for William was William Jennings Bodkin.

   FamilySearch ID: LVSX-KLS.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1930 in North Middleton Twp., Cumberland, PA. 1 The 1930 census recorded renting at 215 Sterretts Gap Road: William Bodkin, farmer, 32, living with wife Annie, 28; Katherine, 9; Lynden, 6; John, 3; and Nancy, 3. William was born in West Virginia. Annie and her parents were born in Virginia. Their children were born in Pennsylvania. They were married when William was 22 and Annie 18.

2. Cause of Death: coronary occlusion, 24 Jan 1955, Idaville, Adams, PA. 2

3. Obituary: Obituary of William J. Bodkins on 25 Jan 1955 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA. William J. Bodkins, 57, RD1, Gardners, died yesterday while working at the Group Brothers Fruit Farm, Bodkins, a farmer all his llife, was born at Doe Hill, Va., the son of Mrs. Anne Bodkins Griffin, Carlisle, and the late Charles Bodkins.

Besides his mother, he is survived by five sons, William L. and Creedon B., RD1, Gardners; John F., RD2, Gardners; Bruce L., United States Navy, and Allen R., at home; three daughters, Mrs. Catherine Gibson, RD1, Carlisle; Mrs. Nancy Beecher, RD2, Chambersburg; Miss Zoe Bodkins, RD1, Shermans Dale; two sisters, Mrs. Eugene Lamma, Carlisle; Mrs. Valley Bodkins, Stanton, Va.; one brother, Roy Bodkins, Stanton, Va., and eight grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Joseph W. Gibson Funeral Home, Mt. Holly Springs, with Rev. J. E. Stine officiating. Burial will be in Kutz Church Cemetery.


William married Annie Laura Lloyd about 1924. (Annie Laura Lloyd was born on 16 Mar 1903 in , , VA,1 6 7 died on 6 Nov 1943 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA 4 6 7 and was buried on 10 Nov 1943 in Carlisle: Letort Cemetery (Old Kutz Cemetery), Cumberland, PA 4 7.)


Sources


1 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XH91-RHB Nancy Bodkin in household of William Bodkin, North Middleton, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0035, sheet 10B, family 232.

2 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 15. William Jennings Bodkin. Father Charles Bodkin. Mother Annie Bodkin.

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=15931894.

4 Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, PA), 8 Nov 1943, page 9. Obituary of Mrs. W. J. Bodkin.

5 The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA) (www.cumberlink.com), http://cumberlink.com/lifestyles/announcements/obituaries/nancy-g-beecher-jackson/article_8faa479c-378b-5265-8b3b-38917f2d9328.html Obituary of Nancy Beecher Jackson.

6 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 98249. Annie Laura Bodkin. Father William Lamma. Mother Nancy Loyd. Spouse William J. Bodkin.

7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=15931897.



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