Millard Washington Dodson

13 March 1860–28 July 1916 (Age 56)
Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States

The Life of Millard Washington

When Millard Washington Dodson was born on 13 March 1860, in Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States, his father, Robert H. Dodson, was 22 and his mother, Emeline Weesner, was 24. He married Clara Ellen Klingensmith on 31 August 1884. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ravanna, Mercer, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Adams Township, Harper, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. He died on 28 July 1916, in Gate, Beaver, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Gate Cemetery, Gate, Beaver, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Millard Washington Dodson
Elizabeth Jane Glines
Marriage: 17 August 1898
Dorcas Dodson
Goldie Dodson
Robert Hyder Dodson
Millard Washington Dodson
Isaac Clay Dodson
Fletta Grant Dodson
Vera Dodson

Spouse and Children

17 August 1898
Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Robert H. Dodson


    Emeline Weesner






    Julia Frances Dodson


    Emma Hannah Dodson


    William Thomas Dodson


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 5

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 15

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic form of Dodd .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mi Dodson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Millard W Dodson in household of Robert Dodson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • L W Dodson in household of Robert Dodson, "United States Census, 1860"

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