Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday ~ Dodge Family of Litchfield, New Hampshire

These gravestones were photographed at the Litchfield, New Hampshire Presbyterian Church cemetery

The Dodge Family plot
In memory of
who died Dec. 17, 1833
AEt. 49.
Gustavus V. Son of
Doc. Saml. & Phebe Dodge.,
died Sept. 14, 1837,
AEt. 3 yrs. 4 mo.

wife of
Dec. 28, 1857
AEt. 64 yrs. 

March 18, 1846
AEt. 28
Dodge Genealogy:

Generation   : Richard Dodge, born about 1602 in Middlechinnock, Somerset, England, died 15 June 1671 in Beverly, Massachusetts; married to Edith. 

Generation   : Richard Dodge, born 1644 in Beverly, Massachusetts, died 13 April 1705 in Wenham, Massachusetts; married on 23 February 1668 to Mary Eaton.  Mary is my 1st cousin 9 generations removed.  Her father William Eaton (1604 - 1658) was the brother of my 8th great grandfather, Jonas Eaton (1617 - 1673), of Reading, Massachusetts.

Generation  :  Daniel Dodge, born 26 April 1677 in Wenham, Massachusetts, died 30 Apri 1740; married Joanna Burnham.  Joanna's father, James Burnham (1650 - 1729) is the brother of my 8th great grandfather, John Burnham (1648 - 1704), of Chebacco Parish, Ipswich (now the town of Essex), Massachusetts. 

Generation  : David Dodge, born 7 March 1723 in Wenham, Massachusetts; married on 5 December 1741 to Anna Low. 

Generation  : Samuel Dodge, born 18 August 1744 in Wenham, Massachusetts, died 17 September 1785 in Amherst, New Hampshire; married to Susanna Washer.

Generation  :  Samuel Dodge, born 10 April 1766, married first to unknown, married second to the widow Relief Putnam.  They lived at Amherst, New Hampshire and in Three Rivers, Lower Canada.  

Generation  : Doctor Samuel Dodge, born July 1785, died 17 December 1833 in Litchfield, New Hampshire; married Phebe "Polly"  Bixby, daughter of  William Bixby.   Children (order unknown)

1.) Terrance Dodge married Sarah Jane Patterson
2.) Mary "Polly", died 18 March 1846
3.) Sophia
4.) Parker B. Dodge died 26 January 1892 in Derry, NH married Caroline L. Kent

See Genealogy of the Dodge Family of Essex County, Massachusetts 1629 - 1898, by Joseph Thompson Dodge, 1898.  Volume II is available to view on Google Books. 

Copyright 2013, Heather Wilkinson Rojo

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