Andrew Jackson Roddy

27 November 1868–17 December 1954 (Age 86)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Andrew Jackson

When Andrew Jackson Roddy was born on 27 November 1868, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Holston Roddy, was 29 and his mother, Nancy J. Gibson, was 25. He married Edna E Burke about 1919, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Swink, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years and Lamar, Texas, United States in 1954. He died on 17 December 1954, in Kaufman, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Milton, Lamar, Texas, United States.

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Andrew Jackson Roddy
Edna E Burke
Marriage: about 1919
Boyd Andrew Roddy

Spouse and Children

about 1919
Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Holston Roddy


    Nancy J. Gibson




    James Houston Roddy


    Henry Lafayette Roddy


    W. M. Henry Roddy




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 6

Historical Boundaries: 1874: Lamar, Texas, United States
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 26

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Rodaigh ‘descendant of Rodach’, a personal name probably derived from rod ‘spirited’, ‘furious’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Andrew J Roddy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Andy Roddy in household of Holston Roddy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • And* J Roddy, "United States Census, 1900"

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