When John Wesley Coddington was born on 19 July 1805, in New York City, New York, United States, his father, Abraham Coddington, was 36 and his mother, Mary Leacraft, was 32. He married Caroline Smith Driggs on 15 March 1828, in New York City, New York County, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1850. He died about 1892, at the age of 88, and was buried in San Francisco, California, United States.
English (Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire): habitational name from any of various places, for example in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, and Nottinghamshire, named Coddington, from the Old English personal name Cot(t)a + -ing- denoting association + tūn ‘settlement’.
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