Bio: Bodish/Bodisch, Infant Daughter (Background Info -1910)

Contact: Linda Cottrell-Sanders

Surnames: Bodah, Bodish, Bodisch, Odey

----Source: Linda Cottrell-Sanders Scrapbook

Hi Stan,
I don't know if this really matters to anyone, but I ran across an infant burial in the Spencer Cemetery, you may want to add. I was doing a search for Longway/Bodah in my favorite website and got involved in reading the old clippings from the Marshfield newspapers (early 1900s, etc.). With the misspellings of Bodah, one article caught my eye.

11 May 1910: A daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Bodish last Wednesday and only lived a half day and Thursday afternoon it was buried in Spencer.
Further investigation in the Marshfield New Herald (Mannville News) confirms an infant Bodish death and names the parent as "John" Bodish.

Ancestry records confirm a John and Julie (Odey) Bodish living in Spencer in 1910. He immigrated from Hungary in 1907 with 5 children, married Julie Odey in Des Moines IA, (she was from Dubuque) on 14 Nov 1907. They had a son William born 1910 in WI. In 1920, they moved to Germantown, Juneau county WI, and further records verify that they were in Dubuque in 1925 onward. The name is also spelled Bodisch.

I am doing what I call an "in-depth" search for my cousin and his family. He is related to the Bodah/Longway clan through his relative Ophelia Longway, who married Albert Florence of Nasonville. When time allows, I will probably email some additional findings on this clan.

Linda Cottrell-Sanders



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