Darnley Oscar Dodson

Brief Life History of Darnley Oscar

When Darnley Oscar Dodson was born on 4 January 1913, in Barbados, his father, Arnold Aberdeen Dodson, was 42 and his mother, Wilhelmina Amelia Kirton, was 33. He died on 16 April 1985, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Darnley Oscar Dodson
1913–1985
Eula Aneta Goodridge
1930–1996

Sources (4)

  • Darnley Dodson, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Darnley Oscar Dodson, "Barbados Church Records, 1637-1887"
  • Darnley Oscar Dodson, "Barbados, Civil Registration, 1900-1931"

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1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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.

1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

1932

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

patronymic from Dodd ; ‘son of Dod(d) or Dud(d)’ from Middle English Dodd(e), Dudd(e), Old English Dodd(a), Dudd(a), + -son. Alternatively, the name may arise from a Middle English form of Old English Dodesunu, a compound personal name formed from the same elements as above and impossible to tell apart from the Middle English patronymic.

post-medieval variant of Dodgson with simplification of the medial dgs.

English:

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

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