Raleigh W Dodson

1827–before 1864 (Age 37)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Raleigh W

When Raleigh W Dodson was born in 1827, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Hightower Dodson, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Hanks, was 37. He married Ann A Alderson on 27 February 1849, in Maury, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. He died before 1864, in Hudson, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

Raleigh W Dodson
1827–1864
Ann A Alderson
1833–
Marriage: 27 February 1849
Sally D Hurdy
1850–1919
L. A. Dodson
1856–
C B Dodson
1858–
Deniah Dodson
1860–
J Emerintha Dodson
1860–1930

Spouse and Children

    Male1827–1864Male

    Ann A Alderson

    Female1833–Female

MARRIAGE
27 February 1849
Maury, Tennessee, United States
children

(5)

    Sally D Hurdy

    Female1850–1919Female

    L. A. Dodson

    Female1856–Female

    C B Dodson

    Female1858–Female

    Deniah Dodson

    Female1860–Female

    J Emerintha Dodson

    Female1860–1930Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (6)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 8

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1846

Age 19

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic form of Dodd .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • R W Dodson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rolley Dodson in household of Hightower Dodson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • R Dodson in entry for Emma Dodson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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