Charles Roszier Bodmer Sr.

Charles Roszier Bodmer Sr.

Darnestown, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Death 2 Jul 1966 (aged 73)
Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row L, Lot 8 Lower, Site 3a
Memorial ID 67452263 · View Source
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Charles Roszier Bodmer, son of Carrie Melissa (née Wiles) and Jacob Bodmer, junior, was born in Darnestown, Maryland. He married Zada Florence Ryman on 8 March 1921 in Washington, D.C. The couple had two children: Pearl Louise, and Charles Roszier, junior.


The News Frederick, Maryland, 5 Jul 1966, p. 5, col. 1.

Charles Bodmer, 73, of Poolesville died Saturday night at Suburban Hospital.

A retired rural mail carrier, he had been a member of the Poolesville Community Band since its organization in 1924. He was the only charter member still actively participating in the band.

He was a member of the 79th Division in World War I and was awarded a bronze star and citations of bravery from Gen. John J. Pershing.

An active member of the Poolesville Methodist Church since 1921, Mr. Bodmer taught Sunday school for 30 years.

He also served on the official board of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of Poolesville as noble grand. He had restored antiques during years of retirement.

Mr. Bodmer leaves his wife, Zada Ryman Bodmer; one daughter, Mrs. Lee D. Lodge of West Hyattsville; one son, Charles R. Bodmer of Poolesville; three sisters, Mrs. George W. Chiswell of Silver Spring, Mrs. Fred M. Campbell of Poolesville and Mrs. Stockton Myerly of Frederick; and seven grandchildren.

Friends may call at the Hilton Funeral Home in Barnesville today between 2 and 4 and 7 and 9 p.m. Services will be Wednesday, 11 a.m., at the Poolesville Methodist Church. Burial will be in Monocacy Cemetery in Beallsville.


1900 U.S. Census, E. D. 52, Ward 1, Poolesville, Poolesville District, Montgomery Co., Maryland; dwelling 14, family 15, lines 64-76, p. 55B (printed), p. 1B (written), 4 Jun 1900.
64. Bodmer, Jacob, head, May 1856, 44, married 13 years; born in Virginia, parents in Germany; shoemaker.
65. ----- Carrie M., wife, May 1861, 39, married 13 years, 8 children (7 living); born in Maryland, parents in Virginia.
66. ----- Wm. H. L., son, Nov 1887, 12, Virginia, at school.
67. ----- Mary E., daughter, Jun 1890, 9, Virginia.
68. ----- Chas. R., son, Nov 1892, 7, Maryland, at school.
69. ----- Clara J., daughter, Dec 1893, 6, Maryland, at school.
70. ----- Minnie L., daughter, Jun 1895, 4, Maryland, at school.
71. ----- Jessie M., daughter, Nov 1897, 2, Maryland.
72. ----- George R., son, Apr 1899, 1, Maryland.

Reviewed 1 July 2020.


NOV 15 1892 JULY 2 1966

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