When Julia Ellen Dodd was born on 30 September 1844, in Adams, Illinois, United States, her father, William Daniel Dodd, was 31 and her mother, Julia Ann Richardson, was 24. She married Charles Lewis Raymond on 3 January 1863, in Brown, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Lee Township, Brown, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 11 March 1888, in Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Clayton, Adams, Illinois, United States.
English: from the Middle English personal name Dodd(e), Dudd(e), Old English Dodd(a), Dudd(a), a name of uncertain origin which remained in fairly widespread and frequent use from Lincolnshire to Devon and from Essex to Lancashire in England until the 14th century.
English: nickname from Middle English dod, a word of uncertain meaning, possibly a ‘lumpish, thickset person’ (compare modern English dialect dod ‘bunch or heap’), or by extension a ‘foolish person’ (compare Middle English dode-mused ‘stupid’), or perhaps a derivative of dodden ‘to shave (the head), to trim (hair)’, hence ‘the hairless or close-cropped one’.
English: possibly a modern variant of Daud or Dowd, the former arising from the Middle English personal name Daud(e), an extended form of Daw , and the latter from the Middle English personal name Doude, perhaps a side-form of either Dodde or of Daude, a pet form of Ralph .