Parker Bodwell/Brodwell (1809-1884)

Son of: Joshua 1765

. Although as a boy in Marietta, he was urged to remain there and take up the study of medicine, yet he accepted a position on a steamboat on the Ohio River and later was an engineer on the ferry boats that plied between Cincinatti, Ohio and Covington and Newport, Kentucky. (Northeastern Historical Society, Vol 86, p. 461)

By 1850, Parker had changed the spelling of his name to Broadwell. The Newport, Kentucky directory lists Parker as river boat engineer living at 13 Mayo.

BornDiedMarried Spouse
11 Dec 180928 Sep 1884 1 Jan 1846Mary Bortaine Douglas
Marietta, OhNewport, Ky Kenton Co, Kyb. 24 Sep 1825

Children of Parker and Mary (Douglas) Bodwell

NameBirth Date Birth PlaceDeath Date Death Place
1.George Prescott


31 Aug 1847Covington, Ky AFT 1893St. Louis, Mo
2.Louisa Virginia Broadwell 9 Jun 1850Covington, Ky 2 Dec 1923Covington, Ky
3.Clarence Calvin Broadwell 4 Nov 1852Covington, Ky 30 Nov 1904Newport, Ky
4. Emily Broadwell15 May 1855 Covington, Ky

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