Asahel Dodge Family, Lee, Massachusetts|
aka/Assahel, Asahael, Ashel
This Asahel Dodge family has now been proved to be a part of the
Abram/Abraham Dodge family which is also a mystery Dodge line.
A descendent of Asahel Dodge has been dna tested and the Asahel Dodge line is a Tristram Dodge line.|
More information on descendents from Asahel has been found by Karen Hale, grhale at bellsouth.net.
Also two siblings of Asahel are now known. Go to our Mystery file to look at all the members of this family.
Asahel Dodge was born probably in Lee, Massachusetts about 1756. He was one of the earliest settlers of Lee signing a petition to incoprorate the town of Lee in 1774. He was a blacksmith and a Revolutionary War soldier serving 1777 and 1780, Berkshire Company, under Maj. Rossiter, 1777, and Col. Rossiter, 1780. He was voted to be a fence viewer in 1778. He was still in Lee in 1790. About 1793, he and his family moved to Granville, NY. His cattle's ear marks were registered in Granville in 1795. The family was in Marcellus, New York in 1807.
About 1775, Asahel married Sarah N. Stanley who was b. 27 May 1754 in Tolland, Connecticut. They m arried in Massachusetts. They had 7 children:
Hannah Dodge b. 12 Jan 1776 in Lee, Berkshire County, MassachusettsAsahel's son, Seymore married Sarah North who was b. abt. 1777. Seymore died Aug 1827 Bainbridge, Geauga, Ohio. He settled in Bainbridge township for a few years and then moved on. He was in Madison in 1823, but he had mail left in the Madison Post Office in 1826 and delinquent taxes in 1827.
Asahel's son, Heman, had a son, Heman Dodge who was born 1824 in Akron, Ohio. This son, Heman, had a blacksmith shop and was the 1st Sheriff of St. Croix County, Wisconsin.