| Groton Cemetery, Groton, Massachusetts
Calvin Dodge changed his name when he was 21 years old to Ira Thayer. This is recorded in a book published by the Genealogical Publishing Co. entitled "Names Changed in Massachusetts 1780 - 1892 lists on 10 Mar 1827: that Calvin Dodge of Groton may take on the name of Ira Thayer"
Photography by Sandra Lee Blakley
Calvin 'Ira Thayer' Dodge was botn 17 AUG 1806 in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts and died before 1860
Note: changed his name from Calvin Dodge to Ira Thayer on March 10, 1827.
Father: Thomas Dodge b: in 25 Aug 1765 in Luneburg, Worcester Co., Massachusetts