Elizabeth Frances Rodda

14 August 1877–24 August 1972 (Age 95)
Durban, Natal, South Africa

The Life of Elizabeth Frances

When Elizabeth Frances Rodda was born on 14 August 1877, in Durban, Natal, South Africa, her father, William Edwards Rodda, was 30 and her mother, Ellen Ann Williams, was 28. She married Ernest Herbert Tozer Bodell on 1 October 1900, in Durban, Natal, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 24 August 1972, in Northam, Devon, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Herbert Tozer Bodell
Elizabeth Frances Rodda
Marriage: 1 October 1900
Beatrice Victoria Bodell
Ernest Leonard Bodell

Spouse and Children

1 October 1900
Durban, Natal, South Africa


Parents and Siblings

    William Edwards Rodda


    Ellen Ann Williams




+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

Britain claims Walvis Bay.

Age 7

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 25

Treaty of Vereeniging ends the second Anglo-Boer War. The Transvaal and Orange Free State are made self-governing colonies of the British Empire.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Roda or Rhoda .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Frances Rodda, "South Africa, Methodist Parish Registers, 1822-1996"
  • Elizabeth Frances Rodda, "South Africa, Natal Province, Civil Marriages, 1845-1955"
  • Elizabeth Francis Rodda, "South Africa, Natal Province, Civil Marriages, 1845-1955"

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