Dodges Who Fought For Their Country
War of Independence
|Music of the American Revolution Scroll to 'Songs of War' - This site plays the music of each song and includes songs of other wars and other countries as well.|
|Folk Music of the American Revolution|
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 - Tristram Dodge of Block Island|
Dodge, Oliver: Major Oliver W. Dodge served in the Revolution, enlisting Aug. 20, 1777, and being honorably discharged on June 3, 1778.
In 1785, Major Dodge removed from New London, Conn., to Wyalusing, PA, where he remained until 1788, when he moved across the river to Terrytown, settling on a 600-acre tract, once known as the "Old Dodge Farm." He also owned 400 acres on the east side of the river in Homets Ferry. Major Dodge's settlement was once known as "Dodgetown," in the earlier days, when there was a ford across the river to Homets Ferry.