Bodie Residents

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Joe Beck
Lester B. Bell
Jno. L. Berry, M.D. Had an office and drug store. Formerly of Bellevue Hospital, NY.
W. S. Bodey W. could have stood for Wakeman, Waterman, or William.
Harvey Boone
Dr. Frank L. Bosqui
Warren Boyd
Amasa Bryan
Wilson Butler First resident blacksmith
Ben Butler
James Stuart CainBusinessman, owned many businesses In Bodie.
Father Cassin
H. L. Childs
E. R. Cleveland
M.J. Cody
J. L. Colman
Bob Conway
Ed Cox Seriously injured in explosion
J. Emit Dechambeau
William Deegan
Joseph DeRoche
Cordelia Hays Dolan
Felix Donnelly
Charlie Donnelly
Peter Essington At one time, owned the Bunker Hill claim.
Joe Farnsworth Nigh watchman in 1880
Richard Reynolds Fouke
Robert Phillip Fouke
Annie C. Fouke
Nathan H. Gregory
Theodore Hoover
Mildred Hoover
Daniel Horner First child born in Bodie.
Charlie Jardine
Eli Johl
Lottie Johl
“Pioche” Kelley
J. W. Kingsley
Thomas Leggett Superintendent of the Standard Company.
T. H. Leggett
Harry Lewis
Lewis Lockberg At one time, owned the Bunker Hill claim.
William Loose
Ed Loose
Warren Loose
Joe Maquire
Ernest Marks
Rosa May
Mike McGowan ‘Bad Man’, came from Virginia City. Would bite off ears, noses, thumbs.
Dan McMillan One-armed sheriff and manager of the Bodie baseball team.
A. E. McMillan Secretary of the Bodie Miners’ Union in 1885.
Tom Miller
Ben Miller
Belle Moore Bodie’s first school teacher.
Alex Nixon Elected as first President of the Miners’ Union, Jan. 15, 1878. Shot and killed in a saloon gun fight.
Billy O’Hara Empire Gold and Silver Mining Company caretaker.
Dick O’Malley Nigh watchman in 1880
H. Z. Osborne
Frank Owen
William T. Owens
James B. Perry Late Supervisor of Mono Co.
R. L. Peterson Justice of the Peace, Notary Public, Conveyancer, office in the Rosedale Saloon
R. G. Preshaw Office over Salisbury & Richardson’s Boot and Shoe store
John Pryor Elected as first Vice President of the Miners’ Union, Jan. 15, 1878.
Frank F. Quinville Blacksmith for the Standard Consolidated Mine and
A. C. Raymond
Patrick Reddy
Gus Renaud Killed in 1884 in the Syndicate mine powder explosion
Jack Roberts Nigh watchman in 1880
H. D. Robertson Office at the Bodie Hotel
A. C. Robinson
Dr. M. J. Roe Office opposite Shannon’s, one door north of Cluggage’s stage office, Main St.
Joe Rouse
Charles Rudin
M. Schafer
James Showers Elected as first Treasurer of the Miners’ Union, Jan. 15, 1878.
Thomas Smithen
George Storey
John A. Street, Dr.
Black Taylor One of Bodey’s buddies.
Johnny Treloar
John Wagner Took over the Gem Eating House and renamed it to the Bon Ton Eating House in 1880.
Dr. Walker
C. R. Wedertz
J. J. Welch Bought The Tower Restaurant in March 1879 and renamed it to the Nevada Restaurant and Chop House.
Frank McDonell
Robert "Bobby" Tenneson Bell


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