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John Bodeker
Born 1825
JOHN BODEKER, farmer, Wayne Twp., Sec. 21; P.O. Monticello; born in Germany in 1825; came to America and Jones Co. in 1866. Owns eighty acres. His wife's maiden name was Annie Tobiasen, a native of Germany also; they were married in 1861; have one child—Francis. Mr. Bodeker was a soldier in the old country. He and all the family are Lutherans; Mr. B. is a Republican.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 621.


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