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Alanson H. Dodge
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View Cemetery Stone in Paxton, Massachusetts and their marriage certificate

Alanson H. Dodge, his wife, Adah Emery Hamilton, and daughter Ada Emery Dodge.

Alanson H. Dodge was the father of Adah Emery Dodge. Adah was married December 17, 1885 in Baltimore,MD to Robert Woodworth Prentiss, a professor of Astronomy and Chemistry at Rutgers University. She had two sisters Lenora and Martha. She died Sept. 16, 1930 in Highland Park, NJ. The son of Adah Emery Dodge and Robert Woodworth Prentiss was Alanson Dodge Prentiss born Feb 25, 1895.

This information came from Rutgers University and is in fact was written by Adah Emery Dodge.

Documents from the National Archives state that Alanson H. Dodge served in B Company, 51st Mass. Infantry Volunteers. He was born Dec 15, 1832, in Prescott, MA. and died May 25, 1906, in Paxton,MA. He was married to Adah Emery Hamilton on Oct 19, 1854. She was born in South Berwick, ME in 1827 and died July 27, 1908 in Paxton, MA.

Alanson's parents were Lewis Dodge, from Salem, MA and Nancy Dill Snow from Barnstable County, Massachusetts. Siblings of Alanson were Byron, Mary Spring, Martha Ann, Joey Hamilton and Marshall Spring - all surnames of Dodge