People of Bodie

A list of Bodie residents, or other people associated with Bodie, taken from various books and other sources. Check out the gallery of people.

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NameBirthdateDeathdateCemetery MarkerOccupationExternal CemeteryAgeBirthplaceSourceSource YearMarital StatusRaceGenderNotesBodieID
"Pioche" KelleyMale10202
A. C. Raymond10001
A. C. RobertsonFebruary 1880Explosion while trying to thaw frozen powder.10002
A. C. Robinson10003
A. E. McMillanSecretary of the Bodie Miners' Union in 1885.10004
Agnes Dolan18881919Miners Union CemeteryFemale10005
Alatia Dolan18891890Miners Union Cemetery1 Years 0 months & 0 days10006
Alex NixonMaleElected as first President of the Miners' Union, Jan. 15, 1878. Shot and killed in a saloon gun fight.10007
Alexander Nixon1847June 13, 1878Miners Union Cemetery31 Years 6 months & 14 daysMale10008
Alfred E. Tye18641934Wards CemeteryMale10009
Alleia MattosFebruary 26, 1901December 13, 1902Alleia Mattos1 Years 9 months & 17 days10010
Almond ParksOctober 1879Fell down mining shaft at Black Hawk Mine.10011
Amasa Bryan10012
Andy HagerdayOctober 4, 1878MaleKilled by falling timber in the Champion Mine.10013
Anna Leslie McDonellOctober 9, 1891March 8, 1893Miners Union Cemetery1 Years 4 months & 27 daysFemale10014
Anna Maria PetralliJune 24, 1852June 30, 1915Miners Union CemeteryFemale10015
Annie C. FoukeJuly 19, 1859April 27, 1896Wards Cemetery36 Years 9 months & 8 daysFemale10016
Anthony Jackson1832November 9, 1880Miners Union Cemetery48 Years 11 months & 10 daysMale10017
Anthony ThurnannNovember 14, 1883Wards Cemetery1883 Years 2 months & 28 daysMale10018
Antone Valencis1878Shot by Jesus Revis.10019
Arthur E. BarlowJuly 24, 1899November 11, 1899Miners Union Cemetery0 Years 3 months & 18 daysMale10020
Arthur JacksonNovember 8, 1880MaleDied in fire at Goodshaw Hoisting Works.10021
Arthur McQuaid1848May 18, 1899Miners Union Cemetery51 Years 5 months & 18 daysMale10022
Arthur McQuaidDecember 26, 1890Miners Union CemeteryMale10023
Baby Boy McInnisMiners Union CemeteryMale10024
Baby Girl McDonell1908Miners Union CemeteryFemale10025
Belle MooreFemaleBodie's first school teacher.10026
Ben ButlerMale10027
Ben MillerMale10028
Bert DolanMale10029
Billy O'HaraMaleEmpire Gold and Silver Mining Company caretaker.10030
Black TaylorMaleOne of Bodey's buddies.10031
Bob ConwayMale10032
Bob WhiteacreSeptember 2, 1880MaleAssasinated by George Watkins.10033
C. R. Wedertz10034
Caroline Faure McMillan18611937Miners Union CemeteryFemale10035
Catherine Cook GregoryMay 14, 1854March 31, 1912Catherine Cook GregoryFemale10036
Charles Dolan18861890Miners Union Cemetery4 Years 0 months & 0 daysMale10037
Charles RudinMale10038
Charlie DonnellyMale10039
Charlie JardineMale10040
Chatto EncinosJuly 1880MaleKilled by Sam Chung for stealing from his garden.10041
Clarence C. Burks18971961Wards CemeteryMale10042
Cordelia Hays Dolan18811943Female10043
Dan McMillanMaleOne-armed sheriff and manager of the Bodie baseball team.10045
Daniel HornerMaleFirst child born in Bodie.10046
David McKinneyMay 1881May 1881Wards Cemetery0 Years 0 months & 0 daysMale10047
David ScanavinoDecember 15, 1903November 8, 1921Miners Union Cemetery17 Years 10 months & 24 daysMale10048
David Victor CainMaleOne of J. S. Cain's sons. Married Ella Cody. His home is located on Green Street.10049
Dick O'MalleyMaleNigh watchman in 188010050
Dolan family plotMiners Union Cemetery10051
Dolan family plotMiners Union Cemetery10052
Dolan family plotMiners Union Cemetery10053
Donald John18551927Miners Union CemeteryMale10054
Dr. Frank L. BosquiMale10055
Dr. John A. StreetMale10056
Dr. M. J. RoeMaleOffice opposite Shannon's, one door north of Cluggage's stage office, Main St.10057
Dr. WalkerMale10058
Duncan McIntyre1848April 4, 1902Miners Union CemeteryMale10059
Duncan McRayNovember 8, 1880MaleDied in fire at Goodshaw Hoisting Works.10060
E. R. Cleveland10061
Ed CoxMaleSeriously injured in explosion10062
Ed LooseMale10063
Edith RichardsApril 9, 1876January 23, 1906Miners Union CemeteryFemale10064
Edwin John18941918Miners Union CemeteryMale10065
Efrod RyonFebruary 6, 1879Slipped on ice and fell 450 feet down a mine shaft.10066
Eleanor "Madame Mustache" DumontOctober 7, 1880Suicide by poison.10067
Eli JohlMale10068
Ella Cody CainJune 9, 1872January 25, 1966Bridgeport Cemetery
FemaleWrote "The Story of Bodie" and "The Story of Mono County." Married David Victor Cain.10069
Ernest Campana18551923Miners Union CemeteryMale10070
Ernest MarksMale10071
Eugene MarkeyMale10072
Eva M. LockwoodOctober 10, 1880March 12, 1892Miners Union Cemetery11 Years 5 months & 2 daysFemale10073
Evelyn MyersMay 1, 1894April 5, 1897Wards Cemetery2 Years 11 months & 4 daysFemale10074
Father John CassinMale10075
Felix DonnellyMale10076
Frank F. QuinvilleMaleBlacksmith for the Standard Consolidated Mine.10077
Frank McDonellMale10078
Frank OwenMale10079
G. C. Wood18481917Miners Union Cemetery10080
George McMillanJanuary 18, 1884June 7, 1884Miners Union Cemetery0 Years 4 months & 20 daysMale10081
George StoreyMale10082
George W. ConwayFebruary 22, 1900May 20, 1901Miners Union Cemetery1 Years 2 months & 28 daysMale10083
George W. DolanApril 4, 1884November 21, 1905George W. DolanMale10084
George WatkinsSeptember 3, 1880MaleSuicide by poison, while in jail for killing Bob Whiteacre.10085
Gus RenaudMaleKilled in 1884 in the Syndicate mine powder explosion10086
Gustav A. Seiler18881891Gustav A. Seiler3 Years 0 months & 0 daysMale10087
H. D. RobertsonOffice at the Bodie Hotel10088
H. L. Childs10089
H. RichardsOctober 9, 1879Died in falling mine shaft elevator, when the brakes failed.10090
H. Z. Osborne10091
Harry F. Dolan18801936Miners Union CemeteryMale10092
Harry LewisMale10093
Harvey BooneMale10094
Hugh McQuaidSeptember 7, 1883Miners Union CemeteryMale10095
Hugh SmithNovember 8, 1880MaleDied in fire at Goodshaw Hoisting Works.10096
I. N. MkeanMarch 24, 1860May 30, 1923I. N. Mkean10097
J. E. BooneMarch 6, 1843October 20, 1881Wards Cemetery38 Years 7 months & 14 days10098
J. Emit DeChambeauNovember 6, 1900April 23, 1905J. Emit DeChambeau4 Years 5 months & 17 daysMale10099
J. J. WelchBought The Tower Restaurant in March 1879 and renamed it to the Nevada Restaurant and Chop House.10100
J. L. Colman10101
J. R. CassidyOctober 9, 1879Died in falling mine shaft elevator, when the brakes failed.10102
J. W. Kingsley10103
Jack O'HaraAugust 27, 1878MaleShot after jumping a mining claim.10104
Jack RobertsMaleNigh watchman in 188010105
James A. GarfieldJuly 19, 1881Miners Union CemeteryMale10106
James B. Perry1833June 9, 1896James B. Perry63 Years 6 months & 10 daysMaleLate Supervisor of Mono Co.10107
James BlairJanuary 18, 1878MaleDied in a duel.10108
James CordonJune 28, 1906September 19, 1907Miners Union Cemetery1 Years 2 months & 22 daysMale10109
James DoyleJune 19, 1878MaleKilled in the Bodie Mine.10110
James Edwin Dolan19161917Miners Union Cemetery1 Years 0 months & 0 daysMale10111
James KennedyJuly 5, 1880MaleDied in gunfight10112
James P. DolanMale10113
James S. DolanJanuary 1, 1841March 11, 1904Miners Union Cemetery63 years 2 months & 10 daysMale10114
James ShowersMaleElected as first Treasurer of the Miners’ Union, Jan. 15, 1878.10115
James Stuart CainApril 17, 1853October 28, 193885 years 6 months & 11 daysRockburn, Hinchenbrooke, Huntingdon, Quebec, CanadaAncestry.comMaleBusinessman, owned many businesses In Bodie.10116
Joe BeckMale10117
Joe FarnsworthMaleNigh watchman in 188010118
Joe MaquireMale10119
Joe RouseMale10120
Joe ScanavinoMay 21, 1896April 19, 1955Miners Union CemeteryMale10121
Joe Scanavino18421909Miners Union CemeteryMale10122
John B. Kennedy1863July 11, 1902John B. KennedyMale10123
John BlakeNovember 8, 1880MaleDied in fire at Goodshaw Hoisting Works.10124
John Dolan Deignan1851September 19, 1889Miners Union Cemetery38 Years 9 months & 20 daysMale10125
John EnrightSeptember 3, 1878MaleShot by James Harrington in Teagues Saloon.10126
John GoffAugust 23, 1879MaleShot during claim jumping dispute.10127
John Jeffery1867January 18, 1914Masonic CemeteryMale10128
John L. Berry, M.D.MaleHad an office and drug store. Formerly of Bellevue Hospital, NY.10129
John McMillanDecember 5, 1882June 10, 1884Miners Union Cemetery1 Years 6 months & 5 daysMale10130
John PryorMaleElected as first Vice President of the Miners' Union, Jan. 15, 1878.10131
John S. McCracken1860April 19, 1905Miners Union CemeteryMale10132
John ScanavinoAugust 22, 1889September 5, 1904Miners Union CemeteryMale10133
John W. DeChambeau18751918John W. DeChambeauMale10134
John WagnerMaleTook over the Gem Eating House and renamed it to the Bon Ton Eating House in 1880.10135
Johnny TreloarMale10136
Joseph BrodrierOctober 9, 1879MaleDied in falling mine shaft elevator, when the brakes failed.10137
Joseph DeRocheMale10138
Kenneth L. McKeoughOctober 18, 1908October 11, 1992Kenneth L. McKeough83 Years 11 months & 23 daysEmail from grand daughterMaleAs of June 24, 1994, only 140 of the grave sites had been located. The last burial to take place in the Bodie cemetery was on August 14,1994, when Kenneth L. Mckeough – born in Bodie in 1908 – was interred. Due to Bodie’s status as a landmark, there are only about a dozen citizens left who may be buried here.

Kenneth was born in the Seiler house and was raised in Aurora.
L. H. ArrildAugust 29, 1883April 29, 1903Miners Union Cemetery10140
Leslie S. NichollsJune 18, 1908October 4, 1908Wards Cemetery0 Years 3 months & 16 days10141
Lester B. BellMale10142
Lester F. Bell19201977Wards Cemetery57 Years 0 months & 0 daysMale10143
Lester L. BellJanuary 24, 1888July 5, 1950Wards CemeteryMale10144
Lewis LockbergMaleAt one time, owner of the Bunker Hill claim.10145
Lottie JohlMiners Union CemeteryFemale10146
Louis Scanavino18911918Miners Union CemeteryFemale10147
Louisa May McIntyreDecember 20, 1898April 17, 1899Miners Union Cemetery0 Years 3 months & 28 daysFemale10148
Louise BellMay 23, 1884July 19, 1976Wards CemeteryFemale10149
Lucille Edna DolanAugust 27, 1906September 14, 1909Masonic Cemetery3 Years 0 months & 18 daysFemale10150
M. J. Cody10151
M. Schafer10152
Manuel GarciaOctober 9, 1879MaleDied in falling mine shaft elevator, when the brakes failed.10153
Margaret C. McDonell18971899Miners Union Cemetery2 Years 0 months & 0 daysFemale10154
Maria McQuaidOctober 10, 1909Miners Union Cemetery10155
Martha B. LockwoodMarch 29, 1889April 13, 1892Miners Union Cemetery3 Years 0 months & 15 days10156
Martha LetcherApril 20, 18821917Miners Union Cemetery10157
Mary DolanApril 10, 1851February 3, 1917Miners Union Cemetery10158
Mary Elizabeth ButlerMarch 16, 1848November 24, 1878Wards Cemetery30 Years 8 months & 8 days10159
Mary Louise MooreMarch 23, 1871April 26, 1891Miners Union Cemetery20 Years 1 months & 3 days10160
Mary Wood18471908Miners Union Cemetery10161
Mateo PetralliNovember 10, 1850February 2, 1915Miners Union Cemetery10162
McDonell family plotMiners Union Cemetery10163
McMillan family plotMiners Union Cemetery10164
McQuaid family plotMiners Union Cemetery10165
Michael J. CodyMaleU. S. Land Agent; Died in explosives accident.10166
Mike McGowanMalea "Bad Man", who came from Virginia City. He would bite off ears, noses, and thumbs.10167
Mildred HooverFemale10168
Mrs. A. J. JohnsonFebruary 24, 1828November 25, 1905Masonic Cemetery10169
Name UnknownMiners Union Cemetery10171
Nathan Cook GregoryJanuary 12, 1887September 22, 1890Nathan Cook Gregory3 Years 8 months & 10 daysMale10172
Nathan H. GregoryMale10173
Nathan Hall GregoryNovember 19, 1841April 9, 1926Nathan Hall GregoryMale10174
PagdinMiners Union Cemetery10175
Patrick ReddyAttorneyMale10176
Peter EssingtonMaleAt one time, owner of the Bunker Hill claim.10177
Peter NoonanFebruary 25, 1848July 10, 1894Miners Union Cemetery46 Years 4 months & 15 daysMale10178
R. G. PreshawOffice over Salisbury & Richardson's Boot and Shoe store10179
R. L. PetersonJustice of the Peace, Notary Public, Conveyancer, office in the Rosedale Saloon10180
Richard Reynolds FoukeMale10181
Robert "Bobby" Tenneson BellMale10182
Robert Phillip FoukeMale10183
Rod McInnisMale10184
Rosa MayFemale10185
Rosa May OalaqueJanuary 1855November 1912Rosa May Oalaque10186
Sam LeonMale10187
Sam MartinOctober 9, 1879MaleDied in falling mine shaft elevator, when the brakes failed.10188
Solomon G. Stebbins1825October 20, 1881Masonic Cemetery56 Years 10 months & 20 daysMale10189
Steven A. ScanavinoApril 19, 1895December 20, 1970Miners Union CemeteryMale10190
T. H. Leggett10191
Theodore HooverMale10192
Theresa Dolan18881888Miners Union Cemetery0 Years 0 months & 0 daysFemale10193
Thomas LeggettMaleSuperintendent of the Standard Company.10194
Thomas SmithenMale10195
Thomas TravisJanuary 1, 1880MaleStabbed by Tom Dillon, although Dillon was released for lack of evidence.10196
Thomas TreloarJanuary 15, 1881MaleShot in the back by Joseph DeRoche.10197
Tom MillerMale10198
U. P. JackJanuary 15, 1878Died in a duel.10199
W. H. WereleyDecember 20, 1848February 9, 1890Miners Union Cemetery41 Years 1 months & 20 days10200
W. J. O'BrienJuly 10, 1879Died in powder magazine explosion at Summit Mine.10201
W. S. BodeyMaleW. could have stood for Wakeman, Waterman, or William.10001
Warren BoydMale10203
Warren LooseMale10204
Warren R. LooseAugust 6, 1848August 19, 1917Miners Union CemeteryMale10205
William "Billy" O'Hara1880MaleAfrican American. Owned the Bunker Hill mine at one point.10206
William "Billy" T. OwensMale10207
William DeeganMale10208
William Hick1847November 24, 1901Masonic CemeteryMale10209
William LooseMale10210
William S. Bodey18141859Wards Cemetery45 Years 0 months & 0 daysMale10211
William T. Owens18551933William T. OwensMale10212
William T. Williams1880Miners Union CemeteryMale10213
Wilson ButlerBlacksmithMaleBodie's first resident blacksmith. Arrived in town August 1, 1864.10214
Wood family plotMiners Union Cemetery10215
Wood LarsonFebruary 11, 1834September 29, 1900Masonic CemeteryMale10216
Mary McDonnellMaleOn September 4, 1932 the U.S. Post Office was moved to the Lottie Johl house, with Mary McDonnell as postmistress.10217
Photos of the cemetery, information from headstone.Male"AGED 49 YEARS, 16 DAYS - A native of West Virginia"10218
Photos of the cemetery, information from headstone.Female10219
Photos of the cemetery, information from headstone.Male10220
Photos of the cemetery, information from headstone.Female10221
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