Dodge Family Line

Dodge

Name origin: To evade by a sudden shift of place; one who evades, or quibbles. The family is of Ancient English origin, in 1306 Peter Dodge of Stockworth, County of Chester, Eng., was granted a coat of arms.

  • John Dodge (1555- )
  • John Dodge (1574-1635)
  • Richard Dodge (1600-1671)
  • Samuel Dodge (1644-1705)

    John Dodge

    b.abt.1555, parents ukn
    m.bef.1574 England Agnes Lambs
    b.abt.1555 England

    CHILDREN included:

    1. John Dodge b.1574 d.1635

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    John Dodge

    b.1574 East Coker, Somersetshire, England; s/o John Dodge and Agnes Lambs
    d.Oct. 15, 1635 Middlechinnock, Somersetshire, England
    m.1595/1600 Middlechinnock, Somersetshire, England Margery ______
    b.abt.1578 of Middlechinnock, Somersetshire, England
    d.1635 England

    CHILDREN included:

    1. Richard Dodge b.1600 d.1671
    2. William Dodge

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    Richard Dodge

    b.1600/1602 of Middlechinnock, Somersetshire, England; s/o John and Margery Dodge
    d.June 15, 1671 Beverly, MA
    m.1628 East Coker, Somersetshire, England Edith ______
    b.1602/03 of East Coker, Somersetshire, England
    d.June 27, 1677 Beverly, MA

    CHILDREN included:

    1. Samuel Dodge b.1644/45

    From Directory of Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700 by Holmes: RICHARD, son of John of East Coker, Somersetshire, Eng., b.1602, settled at Salem, Mass., 1638, in 1667 was one of the founders of Beverly, Mass.
    WILLIAM, husbandman, brother of Richard, settled at Salem, Mass., 1629; he resided in Beverly, Mass., 1637.

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    Samuel Dodge

    b.1644/45 Beverly, MA; s/o Richard and Edith Dodge
    d.Dec. 4, 1705 Ipswich, MA
    m.1665/1666 Ipswich, MA Mary Parker

    CHILDREN included:

    1. Mary Dodge b.June 6, 1680 Ipswich, MA m.Jan. 2, 1699 Windsor, CT Rice Knowlton

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