Bodurtha: Samuel, Martha and Elmer, 1896

Bodurtha Samuel Martha Elmer 1896.jpg


Bodurtha: Samuel, Martha and Elmer, 1896


Martha "Mattie" Morgan (Fenn) Bodurtha
Born: 3/13/1855, Wallingford, Conn.
Married: Samuel Salmon Bodurtha, 12/14/1877, West Granville, Mass.
Died: 8/24/1934, Agawam, Mass.
Children: Elmer Fenn Bodurtha, b. 12/19/1884, Agawam, Mass.; d. 8/21/1963, Agawam, Mass.

Mattie taught at the West Granville school c. 1874-77.  During this time she boarded with the Ripley family.  After her marriage to Sam Bodurtha (a cousin of Eleanor (Bodurtha) Ripley), she moved to Agawam, Mass.  From 1903 until the mid-1930s, the family owned the "Elm Shade Dairy" farm on Silver St., in Agawam.

The photo of the family is dated 1896.

The West Granville school is shown on the 1870 map at THIS LINK.




Stephen K. Bodurtha, Granville, MA
Robert Magovern, Agawam, MA


Digital Images: Copyright Stephen K. Bodurtha, 2022


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Link Two
Link Three
Link Four


“Bodurtha: Samuel, Martha and Elmer, 1896,” Granville History Digital Collection, accessed March 2, 2024,


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