Amos Raymond Dodd

22 September 1890–17 January 1979 (Age 88)
Moravia, Appanoose, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Amos Raymond

When Amos Raymond Dodd was born on 22 September 1890, in Moravia, Appanoose, Iowa, United States, his father, Franklin M Dodd, was 42 and his mother, Louisa H Hopkins, was 38. He married Carrie Mel Auten on 18 May 1924, in Denver, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 17 January 1979, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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Amos Raymond Dodd
Carrie Mel Auten
Marriage: 18 May 1924
Betty Jean Dodd
Paul Eugene Dodd

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 May 1924Denver, Colorado, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    Age 17
    Oklahoma is the 46th state.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 26
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 11175;2007: 23112; 2010: 30732)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’.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Roy A Dodd in household of Frank M Dodd, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Amos R Dodd, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
    • Amos R Dodd, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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