High Street and Ridge Cemeteries, Bridgton, Cumberland, Maine
The parents of Eliza[beth], wife of Abner Dodge, were Will[ia]m Sears and Eliza[beth] Robinson, who were were m. 28 Mar. 1756 in Beverly, Massachusetts. Elizabeth was b. Nov. 22, 1763. Beverly. V.R. (Pg. #290).
Photography by Jeanne Martin Chown
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#1. Mr. Abner Dodge, born in Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts 27 Mar 1755, Beverly, and died 28 Jan 1833, in his 78th year at Bridgton, Cumberland Co., Maine. His parents were Jonathan Dodge and Deborah Balch March 27, 1755|
#2. Elizabeth Sears was the 2nd wife of Abner. She was born 22 Nov 1763, Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts and died14 Sep 1853, aged 90 years, 10 months at Bridgton, Cumberland Co., Maine. Her parents were William Sears and Elizabeth Robinson
#3. Benjamin Dodge, son of Abner and Elizabeth, born13 Jul 1784, Beverly, Essex Co., Massachusetts and died Jun 1872, Bridgton, Cumberland Co., His wife, Mary Woodbury, born Jul 1789, Bridgton, Cumberland Co., Maine, and died 1869, Denmark, Oxford Co., Maine ,and their baby, Maranda, born 7 Aug 1814 and died 12 Oct 1814
#4. Betsey Dodge, born abt. 1802, Bridgton, Cumberland Co., Maine and died 24 Aug 1880. She was the daughter of Nathan & Mary Waters, Aged 78 years
#1.Benjamin Dodge, Jr., son of Benjamin Dodge and Mary Woodbury, 1821 - 1901|
#2. In Memory of Jonathan, son of Abner and Elizabeth Dodge, died April 11, 1830, AE 45 yrs. b. Dec. 1791, Beverly, MA
#1. Eben C., born 13 Jan 1833, Bridgton, Cumberland Co., Maine and died 14 Jul 1866, aged 33 yrs., 6 mos. He was the son of Nathan and Julia Carsley Dodge.|
#2. Louisa C., daughter of Nathan and Julia Carsley Dodge died March 4, 1846 age 21 years 10 months, AE 21 years, 10 mo
#3. Asenath C.(arsley) daughter of Nathan Dodge and and Julia Carsley Dodge, died July 31, 1861, AE. 40 yrs. 2 mos: "Blessed are they who die in the Lord"
#4. Ruel A. Dodge son of Nathan and Julia Carsley Dodge was born Sep 20, 1837 and died Aug 5, 1918
|On stone of Louisa C., daughter of Nathan and Julia Dodge (2nd photo in row above)
"Daughter, thou was mild and lovely, Gentle as the summer breeze,
Pleasant as the air of evening, When it floats among the trees
Dearest sister, thou hast left us Here they loss we deeply feel.
But 'tis God that hast bereft us He can all our sorrows heal."
#1. Helen Harris, born Sept 19, 1838 and died May 19, 1903. Helen was the wife of Hazen Dodge. Hazen was the son of Nathan Dodge and Julia Carsley Dodge
#2. Mr. Nathan Dodge, July 7, 1813 in the 53rd year of his age. He is listed on page #481 of Dodges of Essex County by Joseph Thompson Dodge. Nathan was the son of Robert Dodge and Mary Tarbox Dodge and the father of Nathan Dodge who married Julia Carsley Dodge.
#3. Mary "Polly" Waters, died March 18, 1840 AE 75 yrs. 2 mos. Mary was the 2nd wife of Nathan Dodge, Nathan
#4. Joanna p. Titus, July 19, 1824 - Jan 16, 1866. Joanna Pratt Titus was the 1st wife of Benjamin Dodge. She was the daughter of Charles Titus and Parmelia Butters.
#1. Frank E. Dodge, born Dec. 13, 1866 and died June 12, 1942. Frank was a son of Hazen D. Dodge and Helen Harris Dodge. This family were decendants of William.
#2. Blanche L Mills wife of Frank E. Dodge. She was born July 19,1866 and died Oct. 8, 1938 #3. Baby Dodge , a child of Frank & Blanche, Died March 11, 1902
#1. Charles Benjamin Dodge, born 23 Feb 1845, Bridgton, Cumberland Co., Maine and died 13 Apr 1926, Bridgton, Cumberland Co., Maine |
#2. Sergt. Charles E. Dodge, member of the 9th Mass. Battery, who feel mortally wounded while in defense of his country at Gettysburg, Pa, July 2, 1862, age 26 yr., 1 mo.
#3. Charlotte Dodge, wife of Peter Mcgee, 1800 - 1878. Charlotte was the daugher of Abner Dodge and Elizabeth Sears Dodge.
#4. Eliza, WIfe of Wm. Sears, 1838 - (death date is missing). Eliza was Elizabeth Robinson Sears, wife of William Sears and mother of Elizabeth Sears who married Abner Dodge.
#1. Everett (Dodge) no last name, no dates
#2. Franklin Dodge and possibly a David Dodge...stone really cannot be read because of the angle at which the photo was taken
#3. Fred K Dodge, Feb. 25, 1871 - March 3, 1922
#4.George F. Dodge, 1842 - 1931
#1. George W. - Stone is almost impossible to read.
#2. George Dodge....stone cannot be read easily.
#3. Harriet, wife of George Dodge, died April 29, 1875, aged 70 yrs. and 5 mos.
#1. Ida K. Dodge, 1882 - 1925
#2. Jennie Ava, wife of Fred K. Dodge, Oct. 17, 1868 - May 23, 1914
#3. These side by side stones are for Jenny and Adeline, but the photo is too smal to be able to read the dates.
#1. John Calvin Dodge, b. Nov. 29, 1834 - died Feb. 9, 1901; Eliza Stewart Dodge, born Sept. 2, 1829 - died Dec. 23, 1891
#2. John Dodge, died Apr. 27, 1864, aged 69 yrs. 10 mos; Jane Kimball wife of John Dodge, died Sept. 16, 1855, aged 47 yrs. John and Jane were husband and wife. John was the son of Abner Dodge and Elizabeth Sears Dodge.
#3. In memory of Joseph Dodge, died Mar. 3, 1823, AET. 28
#4. Juliet A. Dodge, 1852-1937
#1. Lorenzo Dodge, M.D., died Nov. 4, 1868, AEt. 32 yrs. Lorenzo was the son of Geroge Dodge and Harriet Smith Dodge, and brother of Orren G. Dodge. He was a surgeon in the Civil War.
#2. Mary F. Dodge, 1843 - 1915
#3. Mary J, wife of Charles B. Dodge, Jan. 25. 1847 - Feb. 8, 1916
#4. Mary A. Whiting, b. July 5, 1841 - d. Feb. 2, 188. Mary wsa the first wife of wife of Benjamin Dodge Jr.
#1. Blanche L. Dodge, July 19, 1866 - Oct. 8, 1938
#2. Nathan Clarke Dodge, b. 8 July 1826 and died 17 June 1907 and his wife, Sophronia E. Chadwick. Nathan was the son of Nathan Dodge, Jr. and Julie Carsley
#3. Orren G. Dodge, son of George and Harriet Dodge, died --- 1, 1842, AE. ?
#4. Peter McGee, 1777 - 1871
#1. Sacred to the memory of Mrs. Ruth Dodge, wife of Mr. Jesse Dodge, and daughter of Joshua and Abigail Smith, who died May 26, 1827 aged 54 years.
#2. Sarah E. Dodge, 1844 - 1864; Carrie, 1863 - 1864
#3 This is the stone for Abner Dodge, son of Benjamin Dodge and Mary Woodbury Dodge. Abner was b. June 1, 1824 and d. 1901
#4. A closeup view of #3.