Sarah Jane Dodd

24 April 1870–3 September 1951 (Age 81)
North Township, Dade, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Dodd was born on 24 April 1870, in North Township, Dade, Missouri, United States, her father, Burdine Dodd, was 32 and her mother, Barbara Potts, was 31. She married James Briggs in 1892. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1870. She died on 3 September 1951, at the age of 81.

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James Briggs
Sarah Jane Dodd
Marriage: 1892
Odessa W Briggs
Charles Harry Briggs

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park
Age 2
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act
Age 2
A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 26
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.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from the Middle English personal name Dodde, Dudde, Old English Dodda, Dudda, which remained in fairly widespread and frequent use in England until the 14th century. It seems to have been originally a byname, but the meaning is not clear; it may come from a Germanic root used to describe something round and lumpish—hence a short, plump man.2 Irish: of English origin, taken to Sligo in the 16th century by a Shropshire family; also sometimes adopted by bearers of the Gaelic name Ó Dubhda ( see Dowd ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • S J Dodd in household of Burdine Dodd, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah Jane Dodd in household of Burdine Dodd, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Jane Dodd Briggs, "Find A Grave Index"

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