Eliza Codd

26 February 1804–
Aghold, County Wicklow, Ireland

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Codd was christened on 26 February 1804, in Aghold, County Wicklow, Ireland, her father, Captain John Code, was 35 and her mother, Ann Groves, was 37.

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Captain John Code
Ann Groves
Abraham Codd
John Code
Thomas Codd
Anne Codd
Rachel Code
Nicholas Codd
George Code
Elizabeth Codd
Eliza Codd

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World Events (3)


The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.

The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of purses and bags, from Middle English cod ‘bag’.2 English: nickname for a man noted for his apparent sexual prowess, from cod(piece), in Tudor times the garment worn prominently over the male genitals.3 English: from Middle English cod, the fish (of uncertain origin, perhaps a transferred use of 1), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or seller of these fish, or possibly as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the fish in some way.

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

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