Francois Bodine & Maria (Mary Dye, Dey) Duyts
by Dan Reddell
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The following info is from Dave's Bodine Genealogical Web Site
Husband: Francis (Francois) Bodine
Born: ABT 1691 at: Staten Island, NY Married: ABT 1717-18 at: Staten Island, NY 1 Died: ABT 1736 / 1757 at: Cranbury, Middlesex Co., NJ 2 Father:Jean Bodin \ Bodine Mother:Esther Bridon Other Spouses: PEDIGREE NOTES
He was probably born between 1690 and 1699. He was mentioned in his brother John's will before he left for sea in 1707. Most likely he was named for his maternal grandfather Francis Bridon. About 1717/1718, he married Maria Dey; although, there appear to be uncertainties concerning this marriage (Sinnott, p. 164). He remained on Staten Island until at least 1736. In 1726, he was charged with an offence against the king. Rather than contend against the king, he "confessed judgment and submitted to a fine" (Richmond County Court Records). On March 7, 1736, he witnessed to a deed at Charles Neck (Richmond County Deeds, Book D, p. 131). He then disappears from the records on Staten Island. He probably had moved to Cranbury, Middlesex County, New Jersey with his sons, Francis and Vincent, where he died. This information comes from the Mary Sinnott book, page 163. He may have had more children than those given below.
Wife: Mary (Maria Dey) Dye
Born: ABT 1704 at: Staten Island, Richmond Co., NY Died: at: Staten Island, Richmond Co., NY Father:James Hans (Dye) Duyts Mother:Mary Mulliner Other Spouses: PEDIGREE
Name: John (Jean) Burdine \ Bodine Born: ABT 1719 at: Married: ABT 1750 at: Staten Island, NY Died: BEF MAR 27 1778 at: Richmond Co., Staten Island, NY 3 Spouses: Dorcas __________ PEDIGREE NOTES
Name: Abraham Bodine Born: ABT 1719 at: 4 Married: at: Died: at: Spouses: PEDIGREE NOTES
Name: Francis Bodine Born: ABT 1721 at: Staten Island, Richmond Co., NY Married: ABT 1735 at: Died: AFT 1775 at: prob Burlington Co., NJ Spouses: Abigail __________ Rachel Wilson PEDIGREE NOTES
Name: Vincent Bodine Born: ABT 1727 at: Richmond Co., Staten Island, NY 5 Married: ABT 1753 at: Died: BEF MAR 22 1790 at: Middlesex Co., NJ 6 Spouses: Ann Dye PEDIGREE NOTES
Name: James Bodine Born: ABT 1728 at: prob Richmond Co., NY Married: SEP __ 1748 at: Pennsylvania 7 Died: BEF JUL 29 1769 at: Bucks Co., PA Spouses: Sarah Bessonnet PEDIGREE NOTES
SOURCES 1) Richmond County, NY, Deeds D, p. 131 - mention made of marriage. 2) Article on Judge Joseph Lamb - soon aft March 1736. Other info says abt 1757. 3) The death date is based upon when his will was proven. Year might be 1779. 4) LDS info at www.FamilySearch.com. Record also said he was "of Middlesex, NJ." 5) Date from a query by Robert Franklin Sterling on the Genforum Bodine Web Page 6) Date will proven. His will is in "New Jersey Wills," Book 30, folio 530/531. 7) PA Vital Records, 17-1800's, v. 1, PA Marriage Licenses, 1742-1748, p. 310.
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