Loretta Jennie Dodge

17 April 1865–5 December 1945 (Age 80)
Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States

The Life of Loretta Jennie

When Loretta Jennie Dodge was born on 17 April 1865, her father, Stephen Hudson Dodge, was 31 and her mother, Cynthia Adalaide Perry, was 28. She married James Harvey MacVicar on 10 May 1886. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Washtenaw, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 5 December 1945, in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Highland Cemetery, Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States.

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James Harvey MacVicar
Loretta Jennie Dodge
Marriage: 10 May 1886
Malcolm Dodge MacVicar
Adelaide Perry MacVicar
James Stephen MacVicar

Spouse and Children

10 May 1886
<Ypsilanti, Michigan>


    Malcolm Dodge MacVicar


    Adelaide Perry MacVicar



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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 14

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Jennie S Dodge in household of Stephen W Dodge, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Loretta Dodge McVicar in entry for James Stephen McVicar, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • J H Macvicar, "United States Census, 1920"

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