William M. Rody

Tennessee, United States

The Life of William M.

When William M. Rody was born in 1827, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Isaac Bean Roddye, was 40 and his mother, Mary C. Martin, was 28. He married Sarah Amanda Thompson on 19 February 1852, in Saline, Arkansas, United States. He lived in Saline Township, Saline, Arkansas, United States in 1850.

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William M. Rody
Sarah Amanda Thompson
Marriage: 19 February 1852

Spouse and Children


    Sarah Amanda Thompson


19 February 1852
Saline, Arkansas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Bean Roddye


    Mary C. Martin




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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 8

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Age 34

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Rode 1.2 Variant spelling of Scottish Rodie, from a pet form of Roderick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Roddy in household of Isaac Roddy, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William M Rody, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • William M. Rody, "Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944"

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