Catherine Roddy

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

The Life 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–
Elizabeth Ann Cravens
1834–1885
James R Craven
1837–1911
Jane Cravens
1837–
Hannah Emaline Cravens
1838–1905
Mary Lydia Cravens
1839–1864
Jesse Roddy Cravens
1843–1917

Spouse and Children

    Robert Cravens

    Male1805–1886Male

    Female1806–1845Female

MARRIAGE
7 October 1830
Rhea, Tennessee, United States
children

(7)

    Nancy Cravens

    Female1832–Female

    Elizabeth Ann Cravens

    Female1834–1885Female

    James R Craven

    Male1837–1911Male

    Jane Cravens

    Female1837–Female

    Hannah Emaline Cravens

    Female1838–1905Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jesse Roddye

    Male1775–1861Male

    Jane ( Jenny) Mahaffe

    Female1778–1830Female

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: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Rodaigh ‘descendant of Rodach’, a personal name probably derived from rod ‘spirited’, ‘furious’.

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

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Sources (3)

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

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