Elizabeth Rodkey

6 August 1849–24 September 1905 (Age 56)
Green Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Rodkey was born on 6 August 1849, in Green Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George Milton Rodkey, was 30 and her mother, Mary Ann Learn, was 25. She married William Scott Fetterman on 9 October 1873, in Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 24 September 1905, in Green Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Cookport Cemetery, Green Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Scott Fetterman
1852–1889
Elizabeth Rodkey
1849–1905
Marriage: 9 October 1873
James Monroe Fetterman
1874–1944
Aida Fetterman
1885–1985
Earl Fetterman
1881–1932
Dora Fetterman
1889–1966

Spouse and Children

    William Scott Fetterman

    Male1852–1889Male

    Female1849–1905Female

MARRIAGE
9 October 1873
Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    George Milton Rodkey

    Male1819–1907Male

    Mary Ann Learn

    Female1823–1898Female

siblings

(10)

    John H Rodkey

    Male1846–1916Male

    Mary Estella Rodkey

    Female1848–1848Female

    Rodkey

    Male1848–Male

    Female1849–1905Female

    George W. Rodkey

    Male1852–1897Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 14

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1865

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Radke .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lizzie Fetterman in household of William Fetterman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Rodkey in household of George Rodkey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elisabeth Rodkey in household of George Rodkey, "United States Census, 1870"

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