Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Tombstone Tuesday ~ Augustus and Martha Dodge, Beverly, Massachusetts

Died February 2, 1858
Aged 45 ys and 5 mos

The carving inside the chain reads 

widow of 
Died Oct. 10, 1878, 
aged 63 yrs.

Augustus Dodge, born 17 August 1812 in Wenham, Massachusetts, son of Nicholas Dodge and Prudence Edwards.  He married Martha L. Knowlton on 17 November 1834 in Wenham.  Augustus died 2 February 1858 in Wenham and is buried next to Martha in the Dodge’s Row Burying Ground in North Beverly.  He is a distant cousin to me through his Woodbury and his Herrick ancestors. 

Martha Knowlton was born 20 August 1815, daughter of Ivers Knowlton and Sarah Patch.  She was born 20 August 1815 and died 10 October 1878 in Hamilton. She is a distant cousin to me through her Dane, Kimball, Friend, and Balch ancestors. She was also a descendant of the Mayflower passenger, Richard More (1614 - about 1696). 


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Heather Wilkinson Rojo, "Tombstone Tuesday ~ Augustus and Martha Dodge, Beverly, Massachusetts", Nutfield Genealogy, posted November 24, 2015  (  http://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2015/11/tombstone-tuesday-augustus-and-martha.html: accessed [access date]). 

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