Dorothea Elmanda Metcalf

Brief Life History of Dorothea Elmanda

When Dorothea Elmanda Metcalf was born on 22 September 1901, in Glen Haven, Grant, Wisconsin, United States, her father, James M. Metcalf, was 33 and her mother, Amelia Antonate Kuenster, was 30. She married Emanuel Rod in November 1925. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Lynxville, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States in 1930 and Prairie du Chien, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. She died on 27 September 1986, in Metairie, Jefferson, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Metairie, Jefferson, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emanuel Rod
Dorothea Elmanda Metcalf
Marriage: November 1925
Dorothy J Rod
Richard Metcalfe Rod
Ronald Francis ROD

Sources (13)

  • Dorothea Rod in household of Emmanuel Rod, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorothea E Metcalf, "Wisconsin Birth Index, 1820-1907"
  • Dorothea Metcalfe Rod, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.


Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): apparently a nickname from Middle English mete ‘meat, food’ + calf ‘calf’, i.e. ‘calf to be fattened up for eating’.

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

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