| Rufus John Dodge was a son of Tyler Dodge and Almire Baldwin. He was
b. 6 Sep 1860, Tilbury, East Twp., Kent County, Ontario, Canada, and d. 1 Feb 1953, Wolverine, Cheboygan County, Michigan. He married Mary Jane Hodge, Dec 1888, Rosecommon County, Michigan. They had 7 chidlren: Mary Orilla, Edward Rufus, FLossie Fay, Myrtle Emma, Archibald Orval, Benjamin Franklin, Rufus John Jr.
|| Mary Jane Dodge with her husband John Edward Wellington, their
daughter Elisabeth (Lizzie) in her wedding dress. The other female is unidentified. Courtesy of Jerry Wilson - his grandmother
and great grandmother, Mary Jane Dodge was a sister of Henry. She was b. 28 Feb 1863, Gosfield, Tilbury, East Twp., Kent County, Ontario, Canada and d. 26 Oct 1927, HarwchTwp., Ontario, Canada. She is buried at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Tilbury Twp., Essex County, Ontario, CA . Mary Jane married John Edmund Wellington, 9 Aug 1886, Leamington, Essex, Ontario, Canada . Mary and John had 10 children: Sarah Jane, Martha Elizabeth, Robert Edmund, Elizabeth Emily, James Alfred, Richard Henry, John Walter, Gordon Rufus, William, and Charles Orville.
|| Eliza McClary 2nd wife of Henry Dodge, with one of her
grandchildren (don't know which one). Eliza was the daughter of Alexander McClary (Irish) and Angeline Little
| A young Eliza McClary with her husband Henry Dodge.
The Dodge men seemed to be long legged (lanky) and the women seemed to be square
jawed.A similarity I have found on family photographs between
Mary Jane Dodge and her niece Gladys Elien Dodge - the daughter of Henry
|| Three sons of Henry Dodge and Eliza McClary unfortunately we
don't know which. However, the three eldest were Freddie Alexander, Archie and Percy Ray. Eliza had another son Garnet
who named Henry as his father on his birth deposition. She married second to a man named John Moe.
|| Gladys Elien Dodge married John Chausse with infant son