Job Dodwell

Brief Life History of Job

When Job Dodwell was born in 1823, in Stoke Orchard, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Dodwell, was 45 and his mother, Martha Billingham, was 43. He married Phebe Ricketts on 23 October 1860, in Frampton on Severn, Gloucestershire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Pyle, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1881. He died in 1892, in Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 69.

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Job Dodwell
Phebe Ricketts
Marriage: 23 October 1860
Edith Mary Dodwell
Catherine Ricketts Dodwell

Sources (3)

  • Job Dodwell, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Job Dodwell, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Job Dodwell in household of Robert Dodwell, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Dodwell in Warwickshire, which was named in Old English as ‘the spring or stream of a man called Dodda’.

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

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