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1402. Hester Jo Ann SPROUT1 was born on 24 July 1833 in Warren County, Kentucky.1 She died in 1865 at the age of 32 in Missouri.

Letters, etc. in "John Haden of Virginia" indicate Hester Ann may have been called Jo Ann and was likely only child that was raised to adulthood. Sister believed to have died as a child. Hester/Jo Ann married B. D. Dodson 25 Sep 1849 in Greene County MO.

Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2006
From: Nancy Noel <>
4 Benjamin Davis DODSON1. Born on 26 Jan 1827 in N. Alabama.7,1 died on
29 Apr 1902 in Nevada MO.1
In 1849 Benjamin Davis married JoAnn Hester SPROUT1.7
They had the following children:
2 i. James Napoleon B. (1852-1899)
ii. Joe Ann Hester7,6 (-1932)
iii. Rezin Joseph7
iv. John6
v. Benjamin D.6
vi. William Madison6
vii. Mary8
5 JoAnn Hester SPROUT.1 Born on 24 Jan 1833 in Near Russellville KY.1
died on 12 Mar 1865 in MO.1,7

1850 Census. LaClede Co MO, Dist 45, p.128, Hh 168
Benjamin B. Harrison and family and living with them:
Benjamin D. Dodson, age 22, merchant, b. TN
Hester, age 17, b. KY

1860 Census. Camden Co MO, Auglaize, p.110, Hh 266
Benjamin D. Dodson, age 33, farmer, b. AL
Joe A. H., age 26, b. KY
Children all born in MO: John S., age 9, James N. B. age 7, Joe A. H., age 6 [female], Benjamin D. age 4, William M. age 2
Mary K. DeBruin, age 49, b. Virginia [Hester's mother]
Edy M. Wilkie, age 13, b. MO.

Hester JoAnn died between the 1860 and 1870 censuses.

1870 Census. Camden Co MO, Jackson Twp, Proctor P.O., p. 4, Hh 31
B. D. Dodson, age 42, b. AL. Mary J., age 34, b. KY.
J.N.B. [male], age 17, b. MO. Joe A.H. [female], age 15, b. MO. B. D. D., [male] age 13, b. MO. Wm. M., age 11, b. MO. Joseph R., age 9, b. MO
E. W. Craig, age 14, clerk in store, b. MO
Mary A. Debruin, age 60, b. KY

1880 Census. Pulaski Co MO, Liberty Twp, p.380, Hh 42
Benjamin D. Dodson, age 53, farmer, b. AL, father b. VA, mother b. TN
Mary J., age 42, wife, b. MO, father b. NC, mother b. VA
Ben D. Junr., age 24, son, b. MO, father b. AL, mother b. KY. Risen J., 18, son b. MO, father b. AL, mother b. KY. Mary J., 11, daughter, b. MO, father b. AL, mother b. MO.

Hester Jo Ann SPROUT and Benjamin Davis DODSON were married on 25 September 1849 in Greene County, Missouri.1 Benjamin Davis DODSON was born on 26 January 1827 in Alabama.

Hester Jo Ann SPROUT and Benjamin Davis DODSON had the following children:



John S. DODSON was born in 1851 in Missouri.



James Napoleon Bonaparte DODSON was born in 1853 in Missouri.



JoAnn Hester DODSON.



Benjamin Davis DODSON Jr. was born in 1856 in Missouri.



William M. DODSON was born in 1858 in Missouri.



Rezin Joseph DODSON was born in 1861 in Missouri.