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Hannah DODGE.394 Parents: Luke DODGE and Hannah WHITTREDGE.


Hannah DODGE.394 Parents: Jonathan DODGE and Jerusa WOODBERRY.


Hannah DODGE.394 Parents: Captain John DODGE and Sarah PROCTOR.


Hannah DODGE.394 Parents: William DODGE.


Harriet DODGE404 was born in 1825.404 Parents: Samuel DODGE and Lydia WOODBURY.

Spouse: Obadiah DODGE.


Henrietta DODGE404 was born in 1835.404 Parents: John DODGE and Mehitable RULOFFSON.


[NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Birth]404 He was born on 26 Feb 1792 in Wilmont, Annapolis. Nova Scotia. He died on 21 Dec 1878.404 He was also known as Isaac Dodge. He was also known as Issac Dodge. Parents: Stephen DODGE and Blanche SHADWIN.

Spouse: Letitia CHARLTON. Children were: Evalina Grace DODGE.

Spouse: Grace YOUNG. Children were: Evalina G DODGE, Letitia DODGE, Sarah DODGE, John Wesley DODGE.

Spouse: Cynthia MESSENGER.


Isaiah Shaw DODGE404 was born in 1830.404 Parents: John DODGE and Mehitable RULOFFSON.

Spouse: Anna BILL.

Spouse: Martha PALFREY.


Jacob DODGE404 was born on 26 Nov 1786. [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Birth]404 He died in Oct 1870. [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Death]404 Parents: Stephen DODGE and Blanche SHADWIN.

Spouse: Rachel CLARK.


Jane DODGE4,5 was born about 1769.4,5 She is reference number GR031204s.

Spouse: Jacob M. BOVIE. Jacob M. BOVIE and Jane DODGE were married.


Jeremiah DODGE.404 Parents: William DODGE and Sarah GEORGE.

Children were: Tristran DODGE.


Jermiah DODGE.

Children were: Tristran DODGE.


Jerusha DODGE.394 Parents: Thomas DODGE and Elizabeth DODGE.


Joesph DODGE394 was born in 1651.394 Parents: Richard DODGE and Edith WOODBERRY.

Spouse: Sarah EATON. Joesph DODGE and Sarah EATON were married on 21 Feb 1671.394 Children were: Abagail DODGE.


John DODGE.394 Parents: Michael DODGE.


John DODGE.394 Parents: Jonathan DODGE and Jerusa WOODBERRY.


Lt. John DODGE394 died in 1711 in Beverely, Massachusettes.394 Parents: Richard DODGE and Edith WOODBERRY.

Spouse: Sarah PORTER. Lt. John DODGE and Sarah PORTER were married. Children were: Deliverence DODGE, John DODGE, Josiah DODGE, Sarah DODGE, Ebenezer DODGE, Mary DODGE, Deborah DODGE, Andrew DODGE.


John DODGE394,404 was born in 1574 in East Coker, Somerset, England.394 He died on 15 Oct 1635 in Middle Chinnock, Somerset, England.394 [2170941singletary.FTW]

1 John Dodge b 1574 of Somerset England m Margery bc 1580 of Somerset England
=2 Richard Dodge Sr bc 1602 of Somerset Eng m Edith b 1603 of Somerset
==3 Richard Dodge 1628
==3 Margery Dodge 1630
==3 John Dodge, Lt 1631 bap Somerset Eng; d 1711 Beverly MA m Sarah PORTER 1646
===4 Deliverence Dodge 1660/1
===4 John Dodge 1662
===4 Josiah Dodge 1665
===4 Sarah Dodge 1666/7 Beverly Essex MA; m Daniel DAVISSON Jr bc 1662 Essex MA [NEHGR calls him Daniel Dennison, but Ruth Davisson says is Davisson]
====5 Josiah Davisson bc 1692 Essex MA m Mary Winthrop SKELTON bc 1694
=====6 Andrew Davisson bc 1722 NY m Caroline STUART
======7 John Davisson 1746 NJ m Ann COPLIN
=======8 Julia Ann Davisson 1775 Harrison Co WV m James NUTTER 1773
===4 Ebebezer Dodge 1670
===4 Mary Dodge 1672
===4 Deborah Dodge 1674
===4 Andrew Dodge 1676
==3 Mary Dodge 1632
==3 Sarah Dodge 1644
==3 Richard Dodge Jr 1644 Beverly MA m Mary EATON 1643 of Sussex MA
==3 Samuel Dodge 1645
==3 Edward Dodge
==3 Joseph Dodge 1651
=2 William Dodge
=2 Michael Dodge
=2 Mary Dodge

References: [LSD-AF v9z8-n2; 35kL-7v: 52ks-fL; Dodge Family by Robert Dodge 1996 (draft); Gates and Allied Families, p. 315; Dodge Family by Joseph T. Dodge. ]


The Dodge Family Genealogy book shows the ancestors of most American Dodges to stem from a John Dodge and his wife, Margery. Briefly, John and his children are listed below:
The numbers refer to those used in the American Family Genealogy Book: non- American members so not have numbers, (except John . 1. )

1. John died about October 1636 . He married Margery. His children were:

2. (Farmer) William; Came to Salem 1629. Believed born about 1604

3. Richard appears Salem 1638. Probably born as early as 1602.

. Michael lived and died at East Coker. Married Mary and had 4 sons and 2 daughters. His son included "Coker" William who went to America before 1665 and was baptised at East Coker 1643/4.

Mary was married and died in England.

Much of what we know of John and Margery comes from his will. Thought parish registers were introduced in the first half of the 150's they were generally kept on scraps of parchment and few have survived from that century. Most parish registers commence about the early 1600s. The dates for the registers of the "Dodge parishes" are:

East Coker From 1560
West Coker From 1607
Middle Chinnock From 1695
West Chinnock From 1683
East Chinnock From 1647

Thus, using the available registers, we find in the East Coker register:

Baptisms of children of Richard and Edith: Margery 1630: John 1631: Marie 1635>

Baptisms of children of Michael and Mary: Margery 1639/40: John 1641/42 (Coker) William 1643/44 who went to America; Michael 1646/47: Richard 1651

The line of Michael and Mary continues in East and West Coker for a total of three generations. Further research is needed to link them to any living Dodges in Somerset today.

There are other Dodge families in East and West Coker in the 1600s. There is a reasonable probability that they are related to John 1. But no direct evidence from the registers.

The register of Middle Chinnock, where John 1. Dwelled is devoid og any Dodges.

One further course has recently been checked. The "Bishops Transcripts" wherein parsons annually reported abstracts of their registers. Such records are usually very fragmented, but in the case of East Chinnock, three years have survived and are relevant: 1598; 1602/3; 1606. They show Mary, daughter of John, baptised 1598 with William a churchwarden; Clemente, the daughter of John baptised in 1602; Francis the daughter of William baptised 1606, and William the son of John baptised 1606.

From these transcripts, it is probably that "Farmer" William. 2. Was baptised in 1606 in East Chinnock and that he may have had a sister Clemente. The transcripts also suggest the strong possibility of John having a brother William who was churchwarden of East Chinnock in 1598.

One possible anomaly can be observed. Since clearly, John and William were family names at that time, one wonders whether there was ever a John, son of John .1. Perhaps there was and he died when young but we have no records which would show it. Further searches of documents still unexamined may reveal more and possibly go back further generation or two before John .1.

Finally, when tracing the Dodges of South Somerset after the two brothers had emigrated to America, it is very clear that there were about three or four Dodge families in the vicinity of the Cokers, and in the growing moves from country to town of the 1700s and 1800s, there was a sudden appearance of a number of Dodge families in Crewkerne about four miles to the west of the Chinnocks, and in Yeovil itself. Yeovil and Crewkerne were the two local towns which inevitably received the attentions of the men who wanted to leave the land.

Of particular interest in the Parish register of East Chinnock is what is effectively a prayer of thanksgiving following a plague in the parish in 1646 through which "Coker" William must have lived.



East Coker Parish Register: Extract: 1645

"Memorandum that in 1645, in the parish of East Coker, from the eighth day of June until the tenth day of September, there died and were interred in the contageous Sickness, Plague, and Pestilence three score and ten persons - and it pleased the Almighty suddenly, beyond all mens expectation, to put an end to this fearful visitation. For which extroaordinary favour we ascribe all Laud and Praise unto his sacred name in the words of the prophet David - Psalm the 116th - verses 12, 13, and 14. What shall we render unto the Lord for all his benefits towards us? We will take the cup of salvation and call upon the name of he Lord. We will pay our vows unto the Lord, even now in the presence of all his people."


In a lease dated 13th June 1350 - the year after the plague, certain land is again identified by it's position between two other properties: It was two acres of meadow lying in Coker Mere in le Honyn - opposite Godelle Mead between the meadow of Sir John the chaplain of St Marys on one side and the meadow of William atte Mere on the other and abuts the brook. This parcel of land was leased by Adam, son of Richard atte Mere, of West Coker to John le Doo of West Coker and Joan his wife for the term of the life of one of them, the longer liver, for the payment of one rose at the Feast of the Nativity of John the Baptists. The witnesses were John de Salisbury, John Elys, Robert Gater, John Reynolds, Richard Penny, John Peay, John Williams, and others. John of St Marys in this deed will have been the rector of East Coker. John de Southton who had died of the plague the previous year. John le Doo we have met in association with his clerical brother, Philip. Others of these names occurring in documents of the precious decade are evidence of the plague not having entirely broken the continuity of village life. On the other hand in the seventh year after the plague, the name of John Levereich and Joan his wife, and Andrew Dagge and Emma his wife, vendors to this same John le Doo, of two messuages, and four score and six acres of land and four acres of meadow in West Coker and Hardyngton Mandeville - quite a considerable property are not familiar from any earlier assessment for the tax on goods.

REGISTRUM RADILPHI DI SDALOPIA (Somerset Record Society. Vol. 10)
Entry No 2666 n page 695

Viij ld 1352 July A.D. (Bishop's Court) at Wyveliscomb. The lord instructed Robert Doggeton, priest, to the parish church of Estcoker, vacant by the resignation of Phillip Doo at the presentation of Sir Hugh Courteney, Earl of Devon.

Feet of Fines. Vol. 17. Edward III to Richard II
1356 30 Edward III

At Westminster, in three weeks of Easter between John le Doo, Estcoker, querant, and Stphen Loverich and Joan His wyfe and Andrew Dagge and Emma his wyfe, deforceiants, for two messuages, four score and six acres of land, and four acres of meadow, in Westcoker and Hardyngton Mandeville. Stephen and Joan and Andrew and Emma acknowledge the claim of John as by their gift and quitclaimed for themselves and heirs; for this John gave them twenty marcs of silver.

Entry No 263 in Vol. 13 Bishop Bowett's Register
1406

17th November in the year above written. Master Richard Pitts instituted William Dogge, clerk having the first tonsure, to the church of Otyrhampton, vacant by the death of Hugh Wyllyng, the last rector, at the presentation of Sir Thomas Swynbourne, knight, and Elizabeth Tryvet, his wife. The Archdeacon to Taunton to induct.

Entry No 270
1406

15 December, yeare aforesaid, the vicar-general instituted William Talbot, chaplain, to the church of Otyrhampton vacant by the simple resignation of William Dogge, clerk, the last rector, to which he was presented by Thomas Swynbourne, knight, and Elizabeth Tryvet, his wyfe. The Archdeacon of Taunton to induct,

REGISTER OF BISHOP BUBWITH Vol 30/2
November 3rd 1410 London

The Bishop received a presentation by John Chudyock esquire of William Dogge, clerk, to the chapel at Kyngeston by levele (Yeovil) and committed to Master John Tyssebuty, canon of Wells, his commissary general, to make inquisition upon the right of the presenter and the other articles usual in that behalf: and if the inquisition finds for the presenter and presentee to institute the latter as rector or warden in the chapel.

On the 13th November the inquisition Commission returned their certificate. A copy is held - in latin. It found that William Dogge was the rightful incumbent of the chapel. However, for whatever reason, William did not retain his appointment for long. In 1418, 27th February at Wells, we find: (Th Bishop) instituted Sir John Bardoff, chaplain, as rector or warden of the free chapel of All Saints. Kyngeston by Yevele vacant by the resignation of William Dogge, etc.

1451 29th Nov.

Thomas Dogge appears in list of Escheators for Somerset and Dorset. He may be a member of the Devon Dodges.

Spouse: MARGERY. John DODGE and MARGERY were married. Children were: Mary DODGE, Richard DODGE, William DODGE, Michael DODGE.

Children were: Tristram DODGE.


Captain John DODGE394 was born on 25 Dec 1636 in Beverely, Essex County, Massachusettes.394 He died on 14 Jan 1722 in Beverely, Essex County, Massachusettes.394 Parents: William DODGE.

Spouse: Sarah PROCTOR. Children were: William DODGE, Hannah DODGE, Martha DODGE, John DODGE, Sarah DODGE.

Spouse: Elizabeth WOODBERRY. Children were: Jonathan DODGE.


John DODGE394 was born in 1662.394 Parents: Lt. John DODGE and Sarah PORTER. Parents: Captain John DODGE and Sarah PROCTOR.


John DODGE404 was born on 26 Feb 1789 in Wilmot, Anna Co., NS.404 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Birth] He died on 18 Jul 1875.404 Parents: Stephen DODGE and Blanche SHADWIN.

Spouse: Mehitable RULOFFSON. Children were: Ann DODGE, Alfred Gilpin DODGE, Mary Priscilla DODGE, John Alline DODGE, Ethelinda DODGE, Isaiah Shaw DODGE, Arabella Adelia DODGE, Henrietta DODGE.


John DODGE404 was born in 1813.404 He died in 1887.404 Parents: Samuel DODGE and Lydia WOODBURY.

Spouse: Harriet WOODBURY.


John Alline DODGE404 was born in 1826.404 Parents: John DODGE and Mehitable RULOFFSON.


John Wesley DODGE.404 Parents: Isaac DODGE and Grace YOUNG.

Spouse: Samantha COVERT.


Jonathan DODGE.394 Parents: Jonathan DODGE and Jerusa WOODBERRY.


Jonathan DODGE394 was born on 12 Nov 1676 in Beverely, Essex County, Massachusettes.394 He died about Feb 1756 in Beverely, Essex County, Massachusettes.394 Parents: Captain John DODGE and Elizabeth WOODBERRY.

Spouse: Jerusa WOODBERRY. Children were: Elizabeth DODGE, Peter DODGE, George DODGE, William DODGE, John DODGE, Jonathan DODGE, Hannah DODGE.


Josiah DODGE.394 Parents: William DODGE.


Josiah DODGE394 was born on 4 Jun 1665 in Beverely, Essex County, Massachusettes.394 Parents: Lt. John DODGE and Sarah PORTER.

Spouse: Sarah FISK\FISKE. Josiah DODGE and Sarah FISK\FISKE were married.

Spouse: Lydia FISK\FISKE. Children were: Josiah DODGE.


Josiah DODGE394 was born on 16 Aug 1698.394 Parents: Josiah DODGE and Lydia FISK\FISKE.


Keziah DODGE.404

Spouse: Edwin DODGE.


Lavinia DODGE404 was born in 1829.404 Parents: Samuel DODGE and Lydia WOODBURY.

Spouse: Valentine TROOP.


Letitia DODGE.404 Parents: Isaac DODGE and Grace YOUNG.

Spouse: George HEWLING.


Lindly Moore DODGE404 was born in 1821.404 Parents: Charles DODGE and Margaret RULOFFSON.

Spouse: Harriet SANDFORD.


Livermore DODGE.394 Parents: Luke DODGE and Hannah WHITTREDGE.


Living DODGE.404

Spouse: Living PRESTON. Children were: Living PRESTON, Living PRESTON, Living PRESTON, Living PRESTON, Living PRESTON.


Living DODGE.404

Spouse: Living HUTCHINSON.


Living DODGE.5,128

Spouse: Living BESTOR.


Louisa DODGE404 was born in 1819.404 Parents: Charles DODGE and Margaret RULOFFSON.

Spouse: Joseph SPINNEY.


Lucy DODGE.394 Parents: Thomas DODGE and Elizabeth DODGE.


Luke DODGE394 was born in Aug 1733 in Hamilton, Essesx County, Massachusetts.394 He died on 15 Mar 1827 in Hamilton, Essesx County, Massachusetts.394 Parents: Thomas DODGE and Elizabeth DODGE.

Spouse: Hannah WHITTREDGE. Children were: Thomas DODGE, Livermore DODGE, Hannah DODGE, Andrew DODGE, Elizabeth DODGE.


Margery DODGE.394 Parents: Michael DODGE.


Margery DODGE394 was born in 1630.394 Parents: Richard DODGE and Edith WOODBERRY.


Maria DODGE404 was born in 1800 in Wilmot, Annapolis Co., NS.404 She died on 12 Aug 1882 in Aylesford, Kings Co., NS Age 82 Yrs..404 Parents: Charles DODGE and Mehitable GATES.

Spouse: Robert NICHOLS. Robert NICHOLS and Maria DODGE were married on 20 Nov 1823 in Wilmot, Annapolis Co., NS.404,2035,2110 Children were: Mary Eliza NICHOLS, Susannah NICHOLS, Charles Dodge NICHOLS, Ambrose NICHOLS, Sarah Jane NICHOLS, Alfred G. NICHOLS, Maria NICHOLS, Eliza Ann NICHOLS, Robert NICHOLS, Isaac NICHOLS, Lindley Moore NICHOLS, Arthur B. NICHOLS.


Martha DODGE.394 Parents: Richard DODGE and Mary EATON.

Spouse: John DAVISSON. Children were: DAVISSON.


Martha DODGE.394 Parents: Captain John DODGE and Sarah PROCTOR.


Mary DODGE394 was born in England.394 She died in England.394 Parents: John DODGE and MARGERY.


Mary DODGE.394 Parents: Edward DODGE.


Mary DODGE394 was born in 1632.394 Parents: Richard DODGE and Edith WOODBERRY.


Mary DODGE394 was born in 1672.394 Parents: Lt. John DODGE and Sarah PORTER.


Mary DODGE404 was born on 20 Sep 1778 in NY. [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Birth]404 She died in 1845.404 Parents: Stephen DODGE and Blanche SHADWIN.

Spouse: Elias MOORE.

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