MRS. EMILY A. BODELL was born in the State or Maine, February 10, 1829. She married January 4, 1848. Her husband,
Thomas Bodell, was born in Ireland, May 1, 1819, came to America in 1845, locating at Monroe. Was a carpenter and
joiner at that time. He spent two years in California, when he returned, purchased the Grafton MIlls, remaining
at Grafton five years, when he moved to Monroe. After four years residence at Monroe, purchased a farm at Sandy
Creek, of seventy nine acres. He died February 19, 1879. Mrs. Bodell sold the farm and came to Frenchtown, purchased
a farm of fifty seven acres, and still resides there. Her family consists of thirteen children.
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.
Monroe County, Michigan Biographies
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