Thomas Franklin Dodd

1787–23 September 1870 (Age 83)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Thomas Franklin

When Thomas Franklin Dodd was born in 1787, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Rev. William Dodd, was 27 and his mother, Frances Henderson, was 20. He had at least 4 sons and 5 daughters with Mary Catherine Hunnicutt. He lived in Township 5 Pickens, Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1850 and Keowee, Oconee, South Carolina, United States in 1870. He died on 23 September 1870, in Walhalla, Oconee, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Franklin Dodd
1787–1870
Mary Catherine Hunnicutt
1804–1898
Cranston Thomas Dodd
1817–1884
Caroline Dodd
1826–
Martha Maria Dodd
1832–
George Washington Dodd
1829–1890
William Franklin Dodd
1835–1894
Thomas Dodd
1837–
Frances Dodd
1839–
Catherine Dodd
1842–1923
Harriett Dodd
1848–

Spouse and Children

children

(9)

    Cranston Thomas Dodd

    Male1817–1884Male

    Caroline Dodd

    Female1826–Female

    George Washington Dodd

    Male1829–1890Male

    Martha Maria Dodd

    Female1832–Female

    William Franklin Dodd

    Male1835–1894Male

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 0

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union

Age 1

On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.
1812

Age 25

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from the Middle English personal name Dodde, Dudde, Old English Dodda, Dudda, which remained in fairly widespread and frequent use in England until the 14th century. It seems to have been originally a byname, but the meaning is not clear; it may come from a Germanic root used to describe something round and lumpish—hence a short, plump man.2 Irish: of English origin, taken to Sligo in the 16th century by a Shropshire family; also sometimes adopted by bearers of the Gaelic name Ó Dubhda ( see Dowd ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Dodd, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas Dodd, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomas Dodd in entry for Mary Catherine Dodd, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1943"

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