Esther Ann Rayner

about March 1858–
Wakefield, Yorkshire, England

The Life of Esther Ann

When Esther Ann Rayner was born about March 1858, in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, her father, John Rayner, was 27 and her mother, Elisabeth Cluderay, was 31. She married John Lee Dodd on 22 May 1881, in Chadderton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

John Lee Dodd
1858–
Esther Ann Rayner
1858–
Marriage: 22 May 1881
Joseph Dodd
1885–
Florence Dodd
1895–
James Dodd
1887–
Emily Dodd
1889–
Sarah Elizabeth Dodd
1891–
May Dodd
1893–1894
Ada Dodd
1893–1894
John Dodd
1897–
George Dodd
1899–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 May 1881
Chadderton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

    Joseph Dodd

    Male1885–Male

    Male1887–Male

    Female1889–Female

    Sarah Elizabeth Dodd

    Female1891–Female

    May Dodd

    Female1893–1894Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 1

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
1884

Age 26

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 43

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman personal name Rainer, composed of the Germanic elements ragin ‘counsel’ + hari, heri ‘army’2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from an inflected form of German rein or central Yiddish rayn ‘pure’.3 Probably also an altered spelling of German Reiner .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Esther A Rayner in household of John Rayner, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Ester Ann Dodd in household of John Lee Dodd, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Esther Ann Dodd in entry for John Dodd, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1984"

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