John Dodds

(1 October 1871 - after 1921)
FatherWilliam Dodds (cir. 1844 - Oct 1915)
MotherAgnes Robertson Davidson (Mar 1840 - bet. Jun 1906 - Sep 1906)
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     John Dodds was born on 1 Oct 1871 Kelso, ROX, SCT.1
     John Dodds married Sarah Jane Simpson bet. Sep 1894 - Dec 1894 reg. Gateshead, DUR, ENG, (not listed on Durham CC site 1891 to 1900, Free BMD offers a Sarah Jane HESLOP to John DODDS reg Newcastle R 10b/74 Sep qtr 1898 or Sarah TUFF reg Newcastle T 10b/183 Dec qtr 1893)
subsequently Sarah Jane SIMPSON, Gateshead 1894 Q4 found, and assumed most likely. In Manitoba births, there is a Sarah Jane DODDS or DACK having children after 1903, but no matching deaths, and these children aren't with them in 1906, 1911 and 1916.2,3,4
     John Dodds died aft. 1921 ?Portage la Prairie, MAN, CAN.5,6,7,8
     At least one tree (MyHeritage) shows John, son of William DODDS & Agnes DAVIDSON as married to an Isabella JARDINE (1898 Kelso). However, their marriage cert. shows that John as the son of a William DODDS & Annie DUNN.9,10

Migration

     John Dodds and Sarah Jane Simpson emigrated on 23 Apr 1903 on the "Bavarian", Liverpool, LAN, ENG; DODDS: John 31 lab; Sarah J 32 ; Wm 7 Robert inf.7
     John Dodds and Sarah Jane Simpson immigrated on 2 May 1903 on the "Bavarian", Montreal, QUE, CAN; DODDS: John 31 bookbinder b Berwick, SCT, Sarah 32, Wm 7, Robert infant; Destination Toronto.11

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     John Dodds appeared on the census of 1881 Tyne Rd East (32 & 34), Gateshead, DUR, ENG, in the household of William Dodds and Agnes Dodds as son of William.12
     John Dodds appeared on the census of 1891 66 Marian St, Gateshead, Par. of St Cuthberts, DUR, ENG, enumerated as John DODDS, boarder, 19, single, bookbinder b Kelso, SCT in house of Kate SOUTHGATE widow 51 upholstress b Quebec CAN Brit Subj.13
     John Dodds appeared on the census of 1901 52 Davidson St, Gateshead, Par. of St Aidans, DUR, ENG, with Sarah Jane Simpson, enumerated as DODDS: John, 29, paper ruler b SCT, wife Sarah J 30 b Middlesbro DUR; Son William 5 b Newcastle on Tyne.14
     John Dodds appeared on the census of 30 Jun 1906 Winnipeg, MAN, CAN, with Sarah Jane Simpson, enumerated as DODDS: John 34 b SCT; wife Sarah J 34 b ENG; Children: William 10, Robt 4, both b ENG. All emig 1903.8
     John Dodds appeared on the census of 1911 Sturgeon Creek, St James, Dist of MacDonald, MAN, CAN, with Sarah Jane Simpson, enumerated as DODD: John 39 book ?cleaner!? b Oct 1871 SCT; wife Sarah 39 b Jan 1872 ENG; Children: William 15 b Nov 1895 ENG; Robert 10 b Jun 1901 ENG; All emig 1902, Canadian, Methodist.15
     John Dodds appeared on the census of 1916 Lakeview St (558), Portage la Prairie, MAN, CAN, with Sarah Jane Simpson, enumerated as DODD: John 43 bookbinder b SCT; wife Sarah 44 b ENG; Children: William 20 bookbinder; Robert 14 both b ENG; All Presby. emig 1903.16
     John Dodds appeared on the census of 1921 24/28/9, Dist of Selkirk, MAN, CAN, with Sarah Jane Dodds, enumerated as DODDS: John 49 farmer b. SCT F/M b. SCT; wife Sarah Jane 50 b. ENG F/M b. ENG; Son Robert 20 b. ENG F b. SCT M b. ENG; All emig. 1903.5

All the other info

     John Dodds photo in album of nephew ?this son?

Family

Sarah Jane Simpson (Jan 1871 - aft. 1921)
Children
  • William Dodds2 (Nov 1896 - aft. 1916)
  • Robert Dodds8 (Jun 1901 - aft. 1940)
ChartsFAIRBAIRN
John & Bessie (FFLINT) FAIRBAIRN
DAVIDSON
Last Edited17 May 2014

Citations

  1. DAVIDSON, International Genealogical Index (IGI).
  2. 1901 Census, ENG, Ancestry: Gateshead, DUR Dist 17 RG13/4752 Folio ? Page 22 Schedule #135 extracted Mar 2005.
  3. Www SINTON searches & misc. correspondence Durham marriages (http://www.durham.gov.uk/gro/newgro.nsf/search$), extracted Mar 2005.
  4. Findmypast online at http://www.findmypast.com, Marr. 1894 Q4 John DODDS & Sarah Jane SIMPSON, Gateshead, DUR 10a/1274, extracted May 2011.
  5. Census image, Canada, via Ancestry.com, 1921 Constituency of Selkirk, MAN, RG 31; Folder Number: 27; Census Place: , Selkirk, Manitoba; Page Number: 2. hsehold of John & Sarah Jane DODDS, extracted May 2014.
  6. 1901 Census images, England & Wales, via Ancestry.com, Gateshead, DUR Dist 17 RG13/4752 Folio ? Page 22 Schedule #135 extracted Mar 2005.
  7. Findmypast online at http://www.findmypast.com, "Bavarian" 23 Apr 1903 John DODDS and family, from Liverpool, to Montreal, extracted Jan 2010.
  8. Census image, Canada, via Ancestry.com, 1906 4F, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Page 33, Family No: 209, hsehold of John & Sarah J DODDS, extracted Jan 2010.
  9. MyHeritage Family Trees online at http://www.myheritage.com/, Family of Alexander and Ann DAVIDSON, http://www.myheritage.com/site-family-tree-77327751/, sighted Jun 2013.
  10. Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Marr. 3 Jun 1898 John s/o William DODDS & Ann DUNN; Isabella d/o John JARDINE & Mary RAMAGE, Kelso, ROX, 793 #12, copy d/loaded Jun 2013.
  11. Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, "Bavarian" 2 May 1903 John & Sarah DODDS & family, arr. Montreal, from Liverpool, from Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935, extracted May 2011.
  12. 1881 Census transcripts, UK, via Family Search/LDS CDs, Gateshead, DUR, FHL Film 1342213 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5032 Folio 110 Page 41, hsehold of William & Agnes DODDS, extracted May 2004.
  13. 1891 Census, Various, Ancestry: Gateshead, DUR Dist 6 RG12/4176 Folio 30 Page 53 Schedule #316, extracted Mar 2005.
  14. 1901 Census images, England & Wales, via Ancestry.com, Gateshead, DUR Dist 17 RG13/4752 Folio ? Page 22 Schedule #135, hsehold of John & Sarah J DODDS, extracted Mar 2005.
  15. Census image, Canada, via Ancestry.com, 1911 Sturgeon Creek, St. James, MacDonald, Manitoba. Page 73, Family No: 873, hsehold of John & Sarah DODDS, extracted Jan 2010.
  16. Census image, Canada, via Ancestry.com, 1916 Manitoba, Portage la Prairie, 03; Roll: T-21928; Page: 19; Family No: 201, hsehold of John & Sarah DODD, extracted Jan 2010.

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