James Codd

1753–
Aghold, County Wicklow, Ireland

The Life of James

When James Codd was born in 1753, in Aghold, County Wicklow, Ireland, his father, John Codd, was 25 and his mother, Mary Singleton, was 22. He died in his hometown.

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Family Time Line

John Codd
1728–
Mary Singleton
1731–
James Codd
1753–
James Codd
1766–
Ann Codd
1783–
Thomas Codd
1758–1841
Elizabeth Codd
1760–
Mary Codd
1761–
Jane Codd
1764–
William Codd
1765–

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World Events (4)

1798

Age 45

Battle of Antrim.
1798

Age 45

The Young Ireland rebellion of 1798 failed.
1839

Age 86

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.

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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