Individual Notes

Note for:   William L. DODD,   1782 - BEF JUN 1852         Index

Individual Note:
     According to the History of Sangamon County and Lucy Dodd's notes: William L's first known residence was Botetourt Co, VA. The name of his first wife, with whom he had 8 children, is not known. From VA he moved to Jefferson Co, TN, and later to Morgan Co, IL, in about 1825. He moved to IA either to visit or live with a son, after his health failed. He moved back to Sangamon Co, IL about 1842-4 where he died 7 years later. He was a farmer, devout Member of the Missionary Church and Jacksonian Democrat.
Quoting Lucy Miller Dodd: "William L. Dodd's first wife, the mother of [the first 8 children] died and he married again [Apparently, in IA]. Hiram Dodd was born to this union and the second wife was named Jane. She seems to have been married before and had a child. But a former husband or a relative had this child and she wanted it. After she married William L., she and he rode 2 horses and went to the place where the child was. She got off the horses, handed the reins to William and ran a picked up the child; got back to him and got on her horse. William handed her the reins and they turned and rode away. The other man sued William L. and finally got all his money and possessions; this accounts for his having lived in Iowa and Illinois and finally dying in Sangamon Co.
There were 2 girls born [after Hiram], but no one here knows if they were sisters or half-sisters to Hiram. Jane died in Tenn. and could have married again, after William died, and had these two girls before she died....
William L died when Hiram was 10 years old; his mother married again. He didn't like his stepfather and he left home; came to Sangamon Co, Ill and lived with his half-brother, Charles Dodd."

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Note for:   Anna DODD,   1807 - BEF 1846         Index

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     According to Opal Dodd's notes, moved to Franklin, IL in 1836. Lucy Dodd says she married a man who drank. He came home one night and raised a racket with the family. She went to her brother Charles, who tied him up in a bed quilt and whipped him sober.

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Note for:   Josiah DODD,   19 NOV 1800 - 17 FEB 1859         Index

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     According to Lucy Dodd Miller's notes:"Went to Iowa to live with his family."

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Note for:   Sarah DODD,   ABT 1803 - ABT 1906         Index

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     According to Lucy Dodd Miller's notes: "Called Sally. First married a man named Ruth, lived near Modesto [IL]. He owned land on which stood a school house. He deeded or willed the land to Sally [for] her lifetime, then it was to go to the trustees of the school district. He afterwards died and she lived on. Finally she leased the land to the school for a stipulated amount each year, during her lifetime, and moved to Franklin, where she died at the age of 103. The school trustees really paid for the land, before she died when they had it given to them. Couldn't wait, they thought, for her to die. She married a Talkington and he died before or soon after she went to Franklin to live."

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Note for:   Margaret DODD,   ABT 1807 -          Index

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     According to Lucy Dodd Miller's notes: "Nothing known of her."

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Note for:   Charles Scott DODD,   16 JUN 1811 - 19 NOV 1881         Index

Burial:   
     Place:   Sulphur Springs Cem.

Individual Note:
     According to Lucy Dodd Miller's notes: "Went with parents to Jefferson Co, TN early in life; went to Bradley Co, Tenn. in Oct 1830, [where] he purchased land....In 1851, brought his family to Sangamon Co. in covered wagons."
According to the History of Sangamon County, Charles went with his parents to Jefferson County, TN, but in 1836 moved to Bradley County, TN and was married in McMinn County, TN. He bought land in TN, but moved in 1851 to Illinois and settled on a farm "east of Loami, which property he sold one year later, and purchased the 200 acre farm in the southeast part of Loami Twp. which had been partly cleared, for $11 an acre. The tax in those days was about $18 on this farm and the personal property thereon, but Mr. Dodd improved the farm to such an extent that his taxes became $200."

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Note for:   Mary Stewart DODD,   1814 -          Index

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     According to Lucy Dodd Miller's notes: Probably called Polly.

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Note for:   Jesse DODD,   13 SEP 1819 - 3 AUG 1880         Index

Burial:   
     Place:   Oak Grove Cem, Chatham, IL

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     1880 census??
    Jessa DODDS Self M Male W 60 TN Farmer
    Susan DODDS Wife M Female W 26 IL Housekeeper KY IL
    John DODDS Son S Male W 16 IL Farmer TN IL
    George DODDS Son S Male W 13 IL At Ho
    Kittie DODDS Dau S Female W 10 IL At Ho
    Ida DODDS Dau S Female W 7 IL At Ho
    Jessa DODDS Son S Male W 3 IL At Home TN IL

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Note for:   Elizabeth Jane RUTHERFORD,    -          Index

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     According to Lucy Dodd Miller's notes: Second wife of Wm L. Dodd. See his bio for her story. Supposedly had 2 girls after Hiram; not known if they were by Hiram's father or another man.

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Note for:   Hiram DODD,   ABT 1839 - 31 DEC 1909         Index

Burial:   
     Place:   Horse Creek Cemetery

Individual Note:
     According to Lucy Dodd Miller's notes: "William L. Dodd's first wife, the mother of [the first 8 children] died and he married again. Hiram Dodd was born to this union and the second wife was named Jane. She seems to have been married before and had a child. But a former husband or a relative had this child and she wanted it. After she married William L., she and he rode 2 horses and went to the place where the child was. She got off the horses, handed the reins to William and ran a picked up the child; got back to him and got on her horse. William handed her the reins and they turned and rode away. The other man sued William L. and finally got all his money and possessions; this accounts for his having lived in Iowa and Illinois and finally dying in Sangamon Co.
There were 2 girls born [after Hiram], but no one here knows if they were sisters or half-sisters to Hiram. Jane died in Tenn. and could have married again, after William died, and had these two girls before she died....
William L died when Hiram was 10 years old; his mother married again. He didn't like his stepfather and he left home; came to Sangamon Co, Ill and lived with his half-brother, Charles Dodd."

1880 Census record for Sangamon county, IL
    Hiram DODD Self M Male W 41 TN Labor
    Evaline DODD Wife M Female W 36 IL Keeping House IL IL
    Wm. Henry DODD Son S Male W 19 IL Works On Farm TN IL
    Mary S. DODD Dau S Female W 17 IL At Home TN IL
    Manda J. DODD Dau S Female W 14 IL At Home TN IL
    Laura F. DODD Dau S Female W 13 IL At Home TN IL
    Lottie May DODD Dau S Female W 11 IL TN IL

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Note for:   Eveline JACOBS,   1844 -          Index

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     Mrs. Dodd has Eveline born in 1836. Mrs. B's notes don't list her, but the Bradley Family book mentions 9 children to George Jacobs, and Cherie Logan says 1844, so it needs work.

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Note for:   Mary Templeton JONES,   5 FEB 1815 - 4 JUN 1906         Index

Burial:   
     Place:   Sulphur Springs Cem.

Individual Note:
     According to Lucy Dodd Miller's notes: She was called "Polly", like her mother.

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Note for:   Joshua B. JONES,   ABT 1763 - 1830         Index

Individual Note:
     According to Mary Hodge's notes, Joshua's parents were from Wales and originally settled in Monroe County, VA. Joshua moved from VA to NC as an adult and was a soldier in the War of 1812. He later moved to TN and established himself as a Methodist minister.