Elizabeth Dodson

1809–1851 (Age 41)
Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Dodson was born on 28 August 1809, in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John D Dodson, was 38 and her mother, Clarissa Harrison, was 27. She married Charles T Millard on 3 March 1831, in Huntington Mills, Huntington Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Huntington Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. She died on 3 April 1851, in United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Waterton Cemetery, Shickshinny, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Elizabeth Dodson
Charles T Millard
Marriage: 3 March 1831
Clarissa Ann Millard
Madison Wilbur Millard
Mary Malinda Millard
Elvira M. Millard
Miner Dodson Millard
Weston M. Millard
Addison Barclay Millard
Roselia Millard

Spouse & Children

3 March 1831
Huntington Mills, Huntington Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (7)


Age 3

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

Age 3

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 12

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic form of Dodd .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Millard in household of Charles Millard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Dodson Millard, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Stephen Dodson & Lydia 6 children, son of John Dodson 3 wives 20 children named in History of Luzerne County

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