Catherine Roddy

3 August 1806–28 September 1845 (Age 39)
Jefferson City, Jefferson, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Catherine

When Catherine Roddy was born on 3 August 1806, in Jefferson City, Jefferson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Jesse Roddye, was 31 and her mother, Jane 'Jenny' Mahaffe, was 28. She married Robert Cravens on 7 October 1830, in Rhea, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 28 September 1845, in Rhea, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Robert Cravens
1805–1886
Catherine Roddy
1806–1845
Marriage: 7 October 1830
Nancy Cravens
1832–
Ann Elizabeth Cravens
1834–1885
Dr James R Cravens
1837–1911
Jane Cravens
1837–
Hannah Emaline Cravens
1838–1905
Mary Lydia Cravens
1839–1864
Jesse Roddy Cravens
1843–1917

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 October 1830Rhea, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1808
    Age 2
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1812
    Age 6
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 13
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Irish:of Galway origin, a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Rodaigh ‘descendant of Rodach’, a personal name based on rod ‘spirited, lively, strong’. Forms with vowel e derive from a variant, Ó Roidigh. Compare Redding .shortened Anglicized form of Irish Ó Rodacháin ‘descendant of Rodachán’, a personal name which is a diminutive of rodach. This was an ecclesiastical family in Leitrim. A variant Ó Roideacháin gives Redican , for which Reddington was sometimes adopted as an Anglicized equivalent.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Reddington
    Redican
    Reddy
    Redding
    Roddey

    Sources (3)

    • Catherine Roddye, "Tennessee, Marriages, 1796-1950"

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