Dodges Who Fought For Their Country
War of Independence
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John Dodge of Middle Chinnock, Somerset, England, was the father of William and Richard who came to America in 1629 and 1638, respectively. They settled in what is now, Salem, Massachusetts. |
Tristram Dodge came to Block Island, Rhode Island in 1660/61. He came from England, via Newfoundland, via Taunton, Massachusetts. We believe that his ancestors were came from Northern England
|Lineage - John Dodge, Middle Chinnock, England, through Richard|
Israel Andrews Dodge, Captain, b. 7 Dec 1749, Wenham, Essex Co., Massachusetts and d. 18 Mar 1823, Wenham, Essex Co., Massachusetts
According the the Wenham Town Records, Vol. 3, 282, Israel was one of the 15 men originally enlisted y the won to serve as Minute Men.
Mass S. and S. Vol. 4: 823
He served in Billy Porter's (Wenham) company of Minute Men, Col. John Baker's reg't. marched on alarm of Apr. 19, 1775. Service, 5 days.
Muster Roll Vol. 8: 38
For Continental Wages due to Capt. Richard Dodge's company of Militia engaged Sept. 30, 1777, gaurding Lt. Gen. Burgoyne's "Trups to" Prospect Hill
Dicharged at Cambridge Nov. 7; Number of days in service "30-40 M." Town paid for 6 weeks service at lb1-4s-5d
Son of Bartholomew Dodge and Margaret Cleaves. Israel married Mary Brown of Ipswich. He died Nov. 26, 1826.
|Lineage - Tristram Dodge of Block Island|
Israel Dodge, Private in the Connecticut Militia serving in the Webbs Company. in the Revolutionary War
Israel was the son of John Dodge and Lydia Rogers.