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Re: Morgan D. Roderick (born Wales)
Posted by: Mary Ward (ID *****6595) Date: September 28, 2010 at 09:58:12
In Reply to: Re: Morgan D. Roderick (born Wales) by John Brooks of 442

Florida Death Index, 1877-1998:
Morgan D Roderick died Mar 1969 Pinellas co; race -white

Social Security Death Index:
Morgan Roderick born 20 Dec 1887 died Mar 1969 Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, FL ss#NY

Walterrene P. Roderick born 6 Apr 1918 died 17 Jul 2003 Arlington, Arlington, VA ss#VA

WW1 Draft Registration Cards 1917-1918:
Morgan David Roderick born 20 Dec 1887 Llandelo, So.Wales, Gr. Britain age 29; addr: Box 133 Welsh, WVA; wife & child; citizenship-"declared my intention"; empl -mining engineer, H.J. Brook C.E.& M.E.; physical: med ht, slender, brown eyes; black hair; registered Jun 1917 McDowell co, WVA.
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1920 census Premier, McDowell, WVA pg 198B
Morgan D Baderick (RODERICK) 32 born <1888> Wales: Wales; Wales imigr 1906; engineer, coal mine
Eva wife 26 born <1894> VA IRE IRE
Morgan Jr son 2 born <1918> WVA; Wales; IRE(error?)
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1930 census Apr 11 St Augustine, St Johns, FL pg 161B
Eva L Roderick 35 born <1895> VA VA VA marrid at age 21; public school teacher
Morgan Roderick son 13 born <1917> WVA; Wales; VA
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Was Morgan D. Roderick working in Washington, DC in 1930?. Perhaps Mrs Eva L RODERICK died sometime after 1930 (or they divorced?) and her husband, Morgan David Roderick remarried Miss Walterrene PRICE.

http://www.archives.com/GA.aspx?FirstName=morgan+&LastName=Roderick&Age=&Location=VA&_act=SelfTreeResults
Morgan D Roderick age 93, Arlington & Sterling, VA; relatives: Eva L Roderick; Walterrene P Roderick
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http://www.reunion.com/morganroderick/
Morgan Roderick born 1917; places lived: Sterling & Arlington, VA - contacts: Eva L Johnson; Walterrene P Roderick; Gabriel D Johnson
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Walterrene Price born 1918 and her sister, Zelma W born abt 1921 were daughters of Robert PRICE & Zelma WELLS. It seems that Walterrene PRICE married Morgan David RODERICK who was 31 years her senior. Maybe they married after his wife, Eva died (if she indeed died in 1941). I cannot fine Eva RODERICK's death in the Florida Death Index:
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Apparently Walterrene (Price) Roderick attended Mississippi University for Women. She is listed in 2000 Honor Roll of Donors for her contribution. She is mentioned in the Mississippi Law Journal Vol 74 (2004-2005) in an article titled "Ole Miss Law School 1939-1942"
by RH Cannada - 2004 "Her name was Walterrene Price".
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The mother of Walterrene (Price) Roderick, Zelma (Wells) Price, had a distinguished career. Admitted to Miss. Bar, 1929; elected to Miss. Leg., 1943; re-elected two successive terms. Was Mississippi's first and only woman judge in 1961) [Source: Price, Zelma Wells, OF WHOM I CAME; FROM WHENCE I CAME - WELLS-WISE, RISH-WISE And OTHERWISE, (Greenville, Mississippi: Privately mimeographed, 1962), vol. I part II ("The Wells Volume"), pp. 414-415.] repository -Jami Walterrene (Price) RODERICK http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:1046717&id=I77869239
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There is a phone listed at anywho.com for Morgan D Roderick
in Arlington, Virginia. Perhaps he is the son of Morgan D and Eva RODERICK. If so, he would be 93 yrs old now.

I am not related and have no other info.








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