Michele Lino BODOIRA
Margherite BALMA
Francesco Pietro BODOIRA

Frank (Francesco) Antonio BODO (BODOIRA)


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1. Clara Johanna ZIMMERMANN

Frank (Francesco) Antonio BODO (BODOIRA)

  • Born: Jan 16, 1894, San Maurizio Canavese, Italy
  • Marriage (1): Clara Johanna ZIMMERMANN on Nov 24, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan USA
  • Died: Mar 30, 1969, Keuka, Florida at age 75
  • Buried: Apr 11, 1969, Cadillac Memorial Cemetary, Clinton Twsp. Michigan

bullet   Another name for Frank was Francesco (Fco - 1901 Manifest) (Chiking- Nickname) BODOIRA.


bullet  General Notes:

Note: Frank Bodo ancentral name of Bodoira is spelled at times Bodoyra, Bodojra and even Boudoria.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Immigration: Returned with Brother Louis in 1911, Dec 6, 1911. Name was mispelled here and also in Bostin in 19920 was listed as a male with female name of Francesca. In other spots the name is listed as Bodoiro.

2. Taken Prisoner of War - WW1: Captured in Austrian Trenches, Sep 5, 1916. Taken prisoner of war September 5, 1916 - in Austria and sent to wrk farm in Checkoslovakia. ee Red Cross Document.

3. First Communion: Done in Italy, Feb 6, 1901, San Maurizio Canavese, Italy. The mystery is when did he come here. As an infact? Then back? Then back here in 1910 or 11? Think so. he was confirmed in Italy in December 10, 1910.

4. Confirmation: Confirmed in Italy, Dec 4, 1910. Confirmed in S. Maurizio Canavese by Monsignor Castrale. He must have returned to US with half brother Louis afterwards. Two yearws later his father would die and he'd return to Italy.

5. Emmigrated with family 1901: Ellis Island to Durango, Feb 17, 1901, Ellis Ilsland, NY. Emmigrated with father Francesco pietro, mother Caterina, sister Vittoria (Victoria), and half brother Luigi (Louis)

They lis his age as 5 ... means he would have been born in 1896. List his siter as 7. Perhaps they got the dates swapped.

6. Emmigrated to USA: Returned to USA after WW1, May 13, 1920, Boston. After WW1 returnbed to USA on the ship Cretic. He nake a friend as Michele (Brother in Durango, which is where he was planning to go.

7. wedding: Married in Detroit, Nov 24, 1934, Lutheran Church.


Frank married Clara Johanna ZIMMERMANN, daughter of Carl Frederick ZIMMERMANN and Clara Rufina Wilhelmina KUKUK, on Nov 24, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan USA. (Clara Johanna ZIMMERMANN was born on Sep 29, 1913 in Detroit, Michigan USA and died on Jun 4, 1965 in Detroit, Michigan USA.)


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