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Some Dodson/Dotson Pension Records 


 

  

 

 

 

     

       

 


From National Archives Microfilm -Published in "The Dodson (Dotson) Family of North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia: 
A History and Genealogy of Their Descendants, Volume Two", Williams and Lucas, 1988, Pages 1266 - 1270


Dodson, Caleb - widow Martha Dodson
Service: Capt J. Sanford's Co., VA Militia

Dodson, Edmund - widow Christiana Dodson
Pvt in Capt Henry Lane's Co., GA Militia
Enlisted 21 Nov 1814 Discharged: 6 May 1815
Residence of Soldier 1851, 1855 Benton County, Alabama
1870 Cleburne County AL, PO Edwardsville.
Maiden name of widow: Christiana Powell
Soldier's First wife: Rebecca Fuller 
Second wife: Elizabeth G 
Marriage of Soldier and Widow: 9 Aug 1873 Carrollton, Carroll Co, GA
Death of Soldier: 10 Dec 1882, Cleburne Co., AL
Death of Widow: Prior to April 4 1885

Dodson, George - widow Polly Dodson
Cpl. Capt Adam Vickery's Co, Ky Militia
Residence of soldier: 1850, 1855 Randolph County, MO
Residence of Widow: Randolph Co., MO
Maiden Name of Widow: Polly Mathis
First Wife: Sarah Hatfield
Marriage of Soldier and Widow 1 Sept 1857, Randolph Co., MO
Death of Soldier: 20 March 1865, Randolph Co., MO
Death of Widow: about 1892
Remarks: Soldier's Certificate of discharge on File 

Dodson, George W
Capt James Anderson's Co, SC Militia

Dodson, Green H or Greenham - widow Marcy Dodson
Pvt Capt Reed's Co, Tennessee Militia
Enlisted: 28 Jan 1814 Discharged: 28 April 1814
Residence of Soldier: 1851, 1855 Giles County TN 
Residence of Widow 1871 Giles Co., TN; PO Pulaski
Maiden Name of Widow: Mary Brooks
Marriage of Soldier and Widow: Dec 1808 Carter's Creek, Maury Co., TN
Death of Soldier: 3 Oct 1866; Giles Co., TN

Dodson, Hightower
Pvt Cpt. James McMahan's Company, Tennessee Militia
Enlisted 28 Sept 1814 Discharged 27 April 1815
Residence of soldier: 1853, 1855, 1871 Maury County, TN; PO Columbia
Maiden Name of Wife: Sally Hanks
Marriage of Soldier and Wife: July 1831 Maury Co., TN

Dodson, Hiram or Dotson, Hiram
Pvt Lt. Thomas W Hawkins Co., 17 US Infantry
Enlisted 12 Feb 1814 Discharged: 31 May 1815
Residence of Soldier: Buchanan County, MO PO St. Joseph
Maiden Name of wife: Rebecca (?)
Marriage of Soldier and Wife: 27 Oct 1816, Louisville, KY
Death of Soldier: about 1880
Death of Wife: 24 March 1870
Remarks: Discharge on file

Dodson, Hugh H widow - Obedience Dodson
Corp. Lt. John Adam's Co., VA Militia
Enlisted 1 Sept 1814 Discharged: 17 Dec 1814
Residence of Soldier: 1850, 1851 Pittsylvania Co., VA
1871 Pittsylvania Co., VA PO Laurel Grove
Residence of Widow 1878 - Laurel Grove, VA
Maiden Name of Widow: Obedience Newbell
Soldier's First Wife: Susan Morris
Marriage of Soldier and Widow: 4 or 5 June 1871 Pittsylvania County VA
Death of Soldier 15 Feb 1876
Death of Widow 14 Jun 1897
Remarks: Original discharge in brief

Dodson, Jethro
Capt James Lanier's Co, VA Militia

Dodson, John - widow Sarah Dodson
Corpl. Capt M. Fall's Co, KY Militia
Enlisted 23 Aug 1812 Discharged: 23 March 1813
Residence of Soldier 1851 1855 Adair co., MO
Residence of Widow: 1879, 1880 Sullivan County, MO ; PO Pennville
Maiden name of wife: Sarah Burnet
Marriage of Soldier and wife: 25 Aug 1816, Wayne County, KY
Death of Soldier: Nov 1868 Putnam Co., MO
Death of Wife: 31 Jan 1885

Dodson, Jordan - widow Mary Dodson
Pvt. Capt James Reed's Co Giles Co. TN
Enlisted 28 Jan 1814 Discharged: 28 April 1814
Residence of Soldier 1851, 1855, 1871 Giles Co., TN; PO Pulaski
Residence of Widow: 1872 Giles Co., TN; PO Pulaski
Maiden Name of Widow: Mary Elton
Marriage of Soldier and Widow: 21 Sept 1809, Maury Co., TN
Death of Soldier 25 May 1871, Giles Co., TN

Dodson, Joseph
Capt Edward's Co, KY Volunteers

Dodson, Josiah - widow Hannah A Dodson
Pvt Capt H Williams Co., VA Militia
Enlisted 22 July 1814 Discharged: 18 Aug 1814
Residence of Soldier: 1853, 1855 Marshall Co., VA 1871 PO Moundsville
Residence of Widow: 1879 Lawrence Co., IN PO Mitchell
Maiden Name of Widow: Hannah A Allen
Marriage of Soldier and Widow: 28 March 1831 Ohio Co., VA
Death of Soldier: 20 May 1880 Marshall Co., (W)VA


Dodson, Lambert - widow Nancy Dodson
Pvt. Capt John L Houser's Co, NC Militia
Enlisted 28 Nov 1814 Discharged: 22 Feb 1815
First Wife of Soldier: Patsy Dethridge
Maiden Name of Widow: Nancy Groves
Marriage of Soldier and Widow: 2 March 1828, Lawrence Co., IN
Death of Soldier: 1 Oct 1838
Death of Widow: 21 Aug 1888, Mitchell, IN
Remarks: Soldier's Certificate of discharge in brief

Dodson, Richard
Capt John Benson's Co., SC Militia

Dodson, Robert - widow Elizabeth Dodson
Pvt Capt Thomas Miller's Co, KY Militia
Enlisted: 21 Aug 1813 Discharged: 12 Nov 1813
Residence of Soldier: 1852 Cumberland Co, KY
Residence of Widow 1855, 1872 Cumberland Co., KY PO Burkesville
Maiden Name of Widow: Elizabeth Smith 
Marriage of Soldier and Widow: 24 Dec 1812, Wayne County, KY
Death of Soldier: 10 June 1854, Cumberland County, KY

Dodson, Samuel
Pvt Capt James Merriweather's Co., Georgia Militia
Enlisted 23 Aug 1813 Discharged: 1 Mar 1814
Residence of Soldier: 1850, 1851, 1855 Chattooga County, GA
1871 Chattooga Co., GA, Dry Valley; PO Summerville
Maiden Name of Wife: Rebecca Gardner
Marriage of Soldier and wife: 16 Jun 1816, Jasper County, GA
Remarks: Soldier alledges he served as a wagoner in the George Militia from 15 Oct 1814 to 1 March 1815


Dodson, Samuel
Pvt Capt. Joseph B. Bacon's Co, Tennessee Militia
Enlisted: 13 Nov 1814 Discharged: 18 May 1815 
Residence of Soldier 1851, 1855, 1871 Claiborne Co, TN; PO Tazewell
Maiden Name of Wife: Elliner Grisham
Marriage of Soldier and Wife: Sept 1811, Claiborne Co., TN
Death of Soldier: Prior to 5 Jan 1883

Dodson, Stephen - widow Sarah Sympson Dodson
Pvt Capt Nathaniel Terry's Company Virginia Militia
Enlisted 1 Sept 1814 Discharged 17 Dec 1814
Residence of Soldier 1850, 1855 Pittsylvania Co., VA 1872 Surry Co NC, PO Rusk
Residence of Widow: 1878; Surry Co., NC; PO Rusk
Soldier's First Wife: ? Massey
Maiden Name of Widow: Sarah S Gill
Marriage of Soldier and widow: 25 Dec 1833, Pittsylvania Co., VA
Death of Soldier: 17 Aug 1873 Surry Co., NC
Remarks: Soldier's Certificate of discharge in brief

Dodson William C. -  widow Judith Dodson
Pvt Capt George Towne's Co., VA Militia
Enlisted 1 Sept 1814 Discharged: 1 Dec 1814
Residence of Soldier 1852, 1855 Patrick County VA
Residence of Widow: 1878 Patrick Co., VA PO Sneed's Camp, Franklin Co.
Maiden Name of widow: Judith Dickson or Dixon
Marriage of Soldier and Widow: Aug 1818, Pittsylvania Co., VA
Death of Soldier: 9 May 1861, Patrick Co., VA
Death of Widow: about 1885

Dodson, William
Pvt., Capt Samuel Carter's Co., Virginia Militia
Enlisted: 13 Aug 1814 Discharged 22 Feb 1815
Residence of Soldier: 1851, 1855 Dickson Co., TN; 1871 Dickson Co, PO Charlotte
Maiden Name of Wife: Catharine Davis
Marriage of Soldier and Wife: 23 Sept 1819 Pittsylvania, VA 

Dodson, William
1st Lt. Capt John Wilson's Co., Georgia Militia
Enlisted 21 Nov 1814 Discharged: 8 March 1815
Residence of Soldier 1850 1855 Flat Rock, Henry Co., GA
1878 Rockdale Co., GA; PO Conyers

Dotson, David - widow Nancy Dotson
Pvt Capt John Jones' Co, KY Militia
Enlisted 17 Aug 1812 Discharged: 28 Dec 1812
Residence of Soldier: 1851, 1855 Crawford County, IN; 1871 Crawford Co., IN: PO Leavenworth
Residence of Widow: 1880 Leavenworth, IN
First Wife of Soldier: Nancy Young
Maiden Name of Widow: Nancy Keyseecker
Marriage of Soldier and Widow: 23 Jun 1816 Jefferson Co., KY
Death of Soldier: 14 April 1880, Crawford Co., IN
Death of Widow: 17 Nov 1882, Leavenworth, IN

Dotson, Elisha - widow Ingaba Dotson
Capt William Prince's Co VA Militia
Enlisted: 16 Dec 1812 Discharged: 12 April 1813
Residence of Soldier 1850 - Doddridge County VA; 1871 Wood County, WV PO Wadesville
Residence of Widow: 1878 - Warren Co., OH; PO Franklin; 1886, 1887, 1889 Johnson Co., KS; PO Springhill
Maiden Name of Widow: Ingaba Louther (md. 1st to Eustler or Utchler)
First Wife of Soldier: Nancy (?)
Marriage of Soldier and Widow: 3 Nov 1847, West Union, Doddridge, WV
Death of Soldier: 31 Aug 1871, Wood Co., WV
Death of Widow: 2 Oct 1899
Remarks: Certificate of Discharge of Soldier in brief; widow alledges that soldier served as a substitute; name of 
principal not given. 

Dotson, Joseph 
Capt George Spray's Company and Capt John Seddon's Co, Maryland Militia

Dotson, Reubin - widow Nancy H Dotson
Capt Mason's Co., Tennessee or Mississippi Militia

Dotson, Richard - widow Mary Dotson
Capt Taylor's Co, Virginia Militia (alleged)

Dotson, Thomas - widow Patsy Dotson
Capt Ousley's Co, KY Militia

Dotson, Thomas - widow Margaret Dotson
Pvt Capt R Proctor's Co, VA Militia
Enlisted 30 March 1813 Discharged: 16 Oct 1813
Residence of Soldier 1850, 1855 Fayette Co, VA
Residence of Widow: 1878 Fayette Co., WV; PO Mountain Cove; 
1886 Greenbrier Co., WV, Palestine; PO Alderson, Monroe Co., WV
First Wife of Soldier: Susannah (?)
Maiden Name of Widow: Margaret (?) (md. 1st to Jenkins)
Marriage of soldier and widow: 17 July 1862, Nicholas WV
Death of Soldier: 9 Dec 1870, Fayette County, WV
Death of Widow: about 1908
Remarks: Soldier's certificate of discharge in brief


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