Lydia Dodge

Brief Life History of Lydia

When Lydia Dodge was born about 1788, in Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Amos Dodge 2, was 35 and her mother, Lydia Batchelder, was 33. She died on 23 August 1814, at the age of 27.

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Amos Dodge 2
Lydia Batchelder
Zadock Dodge
Hannah Dodge
Hannah Dodge
Lydia Dodge
Sally Dodge
Hepzibah Dodge
Amos Dodge
Amos Dodge 3
Stephen Dodge

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    1788 · The First Presidential Election

    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.


    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    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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