John Roddy

1 May 1876–18 May 1913 (Age 37)
Cherryvalley, County Down, Ireland

The Life of John

When John Roddy was born on 1 May 1876, in Cherryvalley, County Down, Ireland, his father, Joseph Roddey, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Hamilton, was 26. He married Mary Cathcart on 8 March 1896, in Belfast, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in County Antrim, Ireland in 1901 and Street, County Longford, Ireland in 1911. He died on 18 May 1913, in Whiteabbey, Carnmoney, County Antrim, Ireland, at the age of 37, and was buried in Dundonald Cemetery, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Roddy
Mary Cathcart
Marriage: 8 March 1896
Susannah Roddy
Elizabeth Hamilton Roddy
Nannie Roddy
Joseph Roddy
Sarah Roddy
John Roddy
Albert Roddy
Henery Roddy

Spouse and Children

8 March 1896
Belfast, Ireland


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World Events (2)


Age 8

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 32

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • John Roddy, "Ireland Civil Registration, 1845-1913"
  • John Roddy in household of Susannah Roddy, "Ireland Census, 1901"
  • John Roddy, "Ireland Census, 1911"

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