Dodges Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice
War of Independence
The American Revolutionary War

Not for fame or reward, not for place or for rank, not lured by ambition or goaded by necessity, but in simple obedience to duty as they understood it. They suffered all, sacrificed all, dared all, and died."
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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 - DNA of a descendant tests for Tristram Dodge of Block Island, Rhode Island
Daniel Dodge
The following is from a letter to a descendant, Goldie Dodge, July 8, 1926 from the Bureau of Pensions

I have to advise you that from the papers in the Revolutionary War Pension claim W.8963 it appears that Daniel Dodge of New London County, CO enlisted in the spring of 1775 and served until 1780 in Captain Ely's Connecticut Co., and was in the battles of Bunker Hill, Long Island, White Plains, Trenton, Princeton, Brandywine, Germantown and Monmouth. He enlisted in 1780 and served for eighteen months, names of officers not stated.

He enlisted in Captian Lytle's Company, Connecticut Militia, and was in the battle of Johnstown, New York, in which battle he was killed, October 24, 1781.

He married February 4, 1780 in Lyme, New London Co., Connecticut, Irene Rowley. She again married Jan. 1, 1798, Jared Hubbs, who died November 16, 1843.