Daniel Dodge

5 January 1808–15 March 1871 (Age 63)
Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Dodge was born on 5 January 1808, in Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Eliphalet Spafford Dodge, was 31 and his mother, Mary Sawin Cox, was 25. He married Lucinda Wilcox on 4 September 1834. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 15 March 1871, in Post Mills, Thetford, Orange, Vermont, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Post Mills, Thetford, Orange, Vermont, United States.

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Daniel Dodge
Lucinda Wilcox
Marriage: 4 September 1834
Frances L Dodge
Kate L Dodge
Frances S Dodge
Smith G. Dodge
Mason S. Dodge

Spouse and Children


    Lucinda Wilcox


4 September 1834


    Frances L Dodge


    Kate L Dodge


    Frances S Dodge


    Smith G. Dodge


    Mason S. Dodge


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World Events (7)


Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 4

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 17

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • Daniel Dodge in entry for Nason S Dodge, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • David Dodge, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Daniel Dodge, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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