Dr Bodo Otto, Jr

Dr Bodo Otto, Jr

Birth
Germany
Death 20 Jan 1782 (aged 33–34)
Swedesboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Swedesboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 67547777 · View Source
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Born in Hanover, Germany, Bodo arrived in the US in 1752, at the age of 4 years. The son of a doctor, Bodo Otto, Jr. received a Bachelor of Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania in 1771. Bodo Jr. settled in Mickleton, NJ. Father and son served as surgeons with George Washington's army during the winter at Valley Forge. In 1778, when his wife, Catherine Schweighauser, and children were home alone, Otto's house was burned by British sympathizers. After this, the family moved to Swedesboro.


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  • Maintained by: James Mason Fritz
  • Originally Created by: Katie
  • Added: 27 Mar 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 67547777
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Bodo Otto, Jr (1748–20 Jan 1782), Find a Grave Memorial no. 67547777, citing Trinity Episcopal Churchyard, Swedesboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by James Mason Fritz (contributor 46523292) .