George Dodge I

6 August 1738–5 January 1794 (Age 55)
Colchester, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of George

When George Dodge I was born on 6 August 1738, in Colchester, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, David Britain Dodge, was 46 and his mother, Rebecca Yeomans, was 40. He married Jemmima Wise on 29 January 1761, in Colchester, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 5 January 1794, in Springfield, Otsego, New York, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Middle Village Cemetery, Springfield, Otsego, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Dodge I
1738–1794
Jemmima Wise
1735–1776
Marriage: 29 January 1761
Elisha Dodge
1761–
Lois Dodge
1763–1851
Rebekah Dodge
1764–1844
Jemima Dodge
1766–
Jerusha Dodge
1768–
Anna Dodge
1770–1815
Betty Dodge
1772–
Eunice Dodge
1774–1858
George Dodge II
1776–1813

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 January 1761
Colchester, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 38

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 38

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 43

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English (northern England):1. from the Middle English personal name Dogge, a pet form of Roger . 2. possibly a nickname from Middle English dogge ‘dog’ (Old English docga, dogga).

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Dodge in entry for Jemima Wise, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Geo Dodge in entry for Eunice Stilson, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • George Dodge, "Find A Grave Index"

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