Alma Dodd

13 March 1846–22 February 1911 (Age 64)
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alma

When Alma Dodd was born on 13 March 1846, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Dodd, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Pearson or Piercy, was 29. He married Elizabeth Munns on 20 April 1867, in Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1856 and lived in Neuchatel, Nemaha, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States in 1910. He died on 22 February 1911, in Atchison, Kansas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States.

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Alma Dodd
Elizabeth Munns
Marriage: 20 April 1867
Joseph Arthur Dodd
Lillie Augusta Dodd
Bertha Elizabeth Dodd
Everett M Dodd
Addie M. Dodd
Daniel Frederick Dodd
Florence Eva Dodd
Thomas E Dodd
Austin E Dodd

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 April 1867Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 8
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 18
    Historical Boundaries: 1864: Nemaha, Kansas, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Dodd(e), Dudd(e), Old English Dodd(a), Dudd(a), a name of uncertain origin which remained in fairly widespread and frequent use from Lincolnshire to Devon and from Essex to Lancashire in England until the 14th century.English: nickname from Middle English dod, a word of uncertain meaning, possibly a ‘lumpish, thickset person’ (compare modern English dialect dod ‘bunch or heap’), or by extension a ‘foolish person’ (compare Middle English dode-mused ‘stupid’), or perhaps a derivative of dodden ‘to shave (the head), to trim (hair)’, hence ‘the hairless or close-cropped one’.English: possibly a modern variant of Daud or Dowd, the former arising from the Middle English personal name Daud(e), an extended form of Daw , and the latter from the Middle English personal name Doude, perhaps a side-form of either Dodde or of Daude, a pet form of Ralph .

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Alma Dodd in household of Geo Chick, "Kansas State Census, 1865"
    • Alma Dodd in entry for Asten E. Dodd, "Kansas, Marriages, 1811-1911"
    • Alma Dodd, "United States Census, 1880"

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