Leonie RODEN

26 July 1905–2 January 1994 (Age 88)
DeKalb, Alabama, United States

The Life of Leonie

When Leonie RODEN was born on 26 July 1905, in DeKalb, Alabama, United States, her father, David McClain "Mack" Roden, was 25 and her mother, Rosa Adaline Allen, was 26. She married Pinkney Odis Roden on 5 September 1942, in Collinsville, DeKalb, Alabama, United States. She lived in Election Precinct 25 Corinth, DeKalb, Alabama, United States in 1910 and Lathamville, DeKalb, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 January 1994, at the age of 88, and was buried in DeKalb, Alabama, United States.

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Pinkney Odis Roden
Leonie RODEN
Marriage: 5 September 1942

Spouse and Children

5 September 1942
Collinsville, DeKalb, Alabama, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 7

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Roideáin ‘descendant of Rodán’, a personal name derived from a diminutive of rod ‘strong’, ‘lively’, ‘spirited’.2 German: variant of Rode 3.3 Swedish (Rodén): ornamental name, probably from an unidentified place name element + the adjectival suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lonnie Boden in household of David M Boden, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lonnie Roden in household of David M Roden, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leonia M Roden in household of Mcclain Roden, "United States Census, 1910"

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