Frank was the son of William Frederick Coddington and Mary Ann Eliza Dodge. He married on July 30, 1891, Hamilton, Ohio, to Elva May Landon (Jan 18,1869-Apr 18,1956). They are listed in the 1920 census of Little Sioux Township, Woodbury County, Iowa. Frank was a farmer. He was living in Parlier, California, in 1958.