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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George Dodge I
Jemmima Wise
Marriage: 29 January 1761
Elisha Dodge
Lois Dodge
Rebekah Dodge
Jemima Dodge
Jerusha Dodge
Anna Dodge
Betty Dodge
Eunice Dodge
George Dodge II

Spouse and Children

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


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World Events (4)


Age 38

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

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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