Marshall Haddock Rodway

6 September 1873–2 September 1969 (Age 96)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Marshall Haddock

When Marshall Haddock Rodway was born on 6 September 1873, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, his father, Edward Rodway, was 29 and his mother, Jane Jones, was 20. He married Marie E Griffiths on 20 June 1900, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 2 September 1969, in Campbell, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Highland Park Cemetery, Highland Hills City, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marshall Haddock Rodway
Marie E Griffiths
Marriage: 20 June 1900
Elspeth Rodway

Spouse and Children

20 June 1900
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States


    Elspeth Rodway


Parents and Siblings

    Edward Rodway


    Jane Jones




    David T Rodway


    Sarah A Rodway



    Margaret Rodway



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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · Euclid Avenue Opera House

Age 2

The Euclid Avenue Opera House was the most popular theater in Cleveland at the time. It was home to a 1,638-seat auditorium and was constantly filled. In 1922 the building was demolished to make room for a Kresge store. The original chandelier hangs in the shop that now occupies the site.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 25

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Rodway in Somerset, Radway in Warwickshire or Devon, or Reddaway or Roadway, both in Devon. The modern surname appears to relate principally to the Warwickshire place name, which is from Old English rēad ‘red’ (or possibly rād ‘ride’) + weg ‘way’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Marshall Rodway in household of Edward Rodway, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Marshall Rodway in household of Edward Rodway, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Marshall H. Rodway, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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