Samuel Dodge

18 August 1744–27 September 1785 (Age 41)
Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Dodge was born on 18 August 1744, in Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, David Dodge, was 21 and his mother, Anna Low, was 26. He had at least 4 sons and 6 daughters with Susannah Anna Washer. He died on 27 September 1785, in Amherst, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Amherst, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Dodge
1744–1785
Susannah Anna Washer
1745–1825
Samuel Dodge Jr
1766–
Anna Dodge
1772–1826
Lucy Dodge
1774–
Rachel Dodge
1784–
David Dodge
1770–1853
John Dodge
1774–1813
Sally Dodge
1779–
Elizabeth Susan Dodge
1781–1831
Asa Dodge
1784–1826
Sukey Dodge
1788–1854

Spouse and Children

children

(10)

    Samuel Dodge Jr

    Male1766–Male

    David Dodge

    Male1770–1853Male

    Anna Dodge

    Female1772–1826Female

    Female1774–Female

    John Dodge

    Male1774–1813Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    David Low Dodge

    Male1742–1807Male

    Male1744–1785Male

World Events (4)

1776

Age 32

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 32

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 37

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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)

  • Samuel Dodge in entry for Samuel Dodge, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Samuel Dodge, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Mr Samuel Dodge, "Find A Grave Index"

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