Dora B. Roddy

21 June 1887–1953
Tyendinaga, Hastings, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Dora B.

When Dora B. Roddy was born on 21 June 1887, in Tyendinaga, Hastings, Ontario, Canada, her father, Michael Roddy, was 35 and her mother, Bridget Tighe, was 22. She married Francis Edward Cassidy on 25 June 1919, in Big Rapids, Mecosta, Michigan, United States. She lived in Big Rapids Township, Mecosta, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Austin Township, Mecosta, Michigan, United States in 1910. She was buried in Big Rapids, Mecosta, Michigan, United States.

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Francis Edward Cassidy
1887–1959
Dora B. Roddy
1887–1953
Marriage: 25 June 1919

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 June 1919
Big Rapids, Mecosta, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 16

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Dora B Roddy in household of John J Smith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dora B Roddy in household of Michael Roddy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dora Roddy in household of Michael Roddy, "United States Census, 1900"

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