Ebenezer Dodge


Brief Life History of Ebenezer

When Ebenezer Dodge was born in 1728, in Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Phinehas Dodge, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Whipple, was 36. He married Mary Dodge on 7 March 1750, in Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He died in 1778, in At Sea, at the age of 50.

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Ebenezer Dodge
Mary Dodge
Marriage: 7 March 1750
Eliakim Dodge
Martha Dodge
Mary Dodge
Ebeneezer Dodge
Lydia Dodge
Sarah Dodge
Phineas Dodge
Hannah Dodge
Amos Dodge
Ephraim Dodge
Matty Polly Dodge
Moses Dodge

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  • Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - BIRTHS
  • Marriage Announcement dated March 1750 Ebenezer Dodge
  • Ebenezer Dodge in entry for Mehetabel Dodge, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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  • Marriage
    7 March 1750Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (5)

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    Age 48

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1776 · The Declaration to the King

    Age 48

    """At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Dodge, a pet form of Roger , rhymed with Rodge and Hodge.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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