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Biographical Sketch for
William Bradford Dodge Family

  • This is a large extended family.
  • Surprisingly, a single woman, Judith Dole Dodge, bought some of the government land.
  • We have a James Dole in our records, and believe that he might be the brother of Sarah Dole Dodge.
    
    William
     Bradford
      Dodge-----+  +--Sally "Sara" Dole
                |  |
                +--+--Samuel "Little" Dole--+  +--William Bradford
                |  |                        |  |
    Sarah Dole--+  |                        +--+--Samuel Webster--------+  +--Annie Bonner
                   |                        |  |                        +--+--Lucy Palfrey
                   |  Deborah Palfrey True--+  |  Margaret Smith Bonner-+  +--May Gordon
                   |                           |                           +--Lily True
                   |                           |                           +--Royal Sherman
                   |                           |                           +--Josephine True
                   |                           |                           +--William Bonner
                   |                           |
                   |                           +--Sarah Helen
                   |                           |
                   |                           +--Mary True
                   |                           |
                   |                           +--Joseph True
                   |                           |
                   |                           +--Anna Robertson
                   |                           |
                   |                           +--Charles Nelson
                   |                           |
                   |                           +--Lucy Gray
                   |
                   +--Lydia Little----------+  +--Anna E.
                   |                        |  |
                   |                        +--+
                   |                        |  |
                   |  John Dearborn---------+  +--Lydia B.-----------+
                   |                                                 |
                   |                              George L. Stewart--+
                   |
                   +--James Madison---------+  +--William Bradford
                   |                        |  +--(unknown) Dole
                   |                        +--+
                   |                        |  +--Julia Crie------------+
                   |  Jane Rayner Crie------+  |                        |
                   |                           |  Mr. Tukey-------------+
                   |                           |
                   |                           +--George Cheever--------+  +--George White
                   |                           |                        +--+
                   |                           |  Sarah Latimer White---+  +--Alice Ethelwyn
                   |                           |
                   |                           +--(unknown) Crie
                   |                           +--(unknown) Crie
                   |                           |
                   |                           +--Margaret Jarvis
                   |                           |
                   |                           +--Frances Maria--------+
                   |                           |                       |
                   |                           |  George Jamieson------+
                   |                           |
                   |                           +--Edward Payson--------+
                   |                                                   +--+--Helen Cornelia
                   |                              Rubie C. Barry-------+
                   |
                   +--William Bradford------+
                   |                        +--+--Burton Payne
                   |  Julia Payne Gray------+
                   |
                   +--Lucy Nelson-----------+
                   |                        +--+--William Bradford Dodge---+
                   |  William Augustus Gray-+                              |
                   |                              Julia A. Payne-----------+
                   |
                   +--Judith Dole
                   |
                   +--Phineas
                   |
                   +--Hannah Little---------+  +--Benjamin F.
                   |                        +--+--William H.
                   |  Benjamin F. Stedman---+  +--Clarissa
                   |                           +--S. L.
                   |
                   +--Truman Osborne
                   |
                   +--Anna Wiggin
                   |
                   +--Martha Scott
    
    

    Rev. William Bradford Dodge

    Read biographical sketches published (unknown) and 1891,

    Known as "Father Dodge". Born on September 29, 1783, in Rowley, Essex County, Mass. Son of revolutionary war soldier Phineas Dodge, born September 02, 1745, died February, 14, 1768, and Lucy Nelson, born June 22, 1745, and died in 1837. Teacher in Salem, Mass. Married Sarah Dole on April 09, 1807. See tree above for children. Came to Millburn on May 15, 1844. Joined Millburn Church November 17, 1844. Pastor Millburn Church 1844 through 1862 (resignation letter). Leader against slavery. Elected Justice of the Peace. Founding force behind Millburn Mutual Insurance Company Died April 01, 1869, at age 85 years and 6 months. Buried Millburn Cemetery. (obituary). (photos available: 1860, 1865).

    Sarah Dole

    Born December 08, 1781, in Newberryport, Mass. Daughter of Samuel (1745-1805) and Hannah Little Dole. Married William Bradford Dodge on April 09, 1807. Died February 13, 1870, at age 88 years and 2 months. (obituary).


    Children of William Bradford and Sarah Dole Dodge


    Sally "Sara" Dole

    Born about 1808. Died 1810.

    Samuel "Little" Dole

    Born 1809. Married Deborah Palfrey True on May 20, 1835, in New York City. She was born in 1809 (1811?) in Peoria, the daughter of Joseph (b. 1785) and Polly Berry (d. 1878) True. She died in 1888. Children. Died 1875.

    Lydia Little

    Born 1811. Married John Dearborn. He was born in 1803 and died September 25, 1860, at age 57. Children. Died July 01, 1848, at age 37.

    James Madison

    Born August 05, 1812, in New Hampshire. Married Jane Rayner Crie on August 09, 1837, in Portland, Maine. She was born in 1809 and died in 1887. Children. School teacher at Dodge School. Died February 02, 1887 (one source says June).

    William Bradford

    Born 1813. Married Julia Payne Gray. Children: Burton Payne, born April 26, 1869.

    Lucy Nelson

    Born May 13, 1815. Married William Augustus Gray. Children Died August 6, 1845.

    Judith Dole

    Known as "Aunt Judith". Born 1817 in Mass. Did not marry. Bought land from federal government. Charter member of Millburn Sewing Circle, 1845. Bought quarter section of property in Dakota. Died 1903. Buried in Yankston, S. D.

    Phineas

    Born 1818. Died 1818, at age 11 weeks.

    Hannah Little

    Born 1819 in Salem, Mass. Came to Lake County in 1842. Married Benjamin F. Stedman on December 02, 1844. Children. Died 1884.

    Truman Osborne

    Also seen spelled "Trueman". Born 1821. Died 1822 at age 21 months.

    Anna Wiggin

    Born 1823. Died 1824 at age 4 months.

    Martha Scott

    Born 1824. Died 1826.


    Children of Samuel and Deborah Palfrey True Dodge


    William Bradford

    Born 1836. Died 1836.

    Samuel Webster

    Born 1838. Married
    Margaret Smith Bonner about October 14, 1865. She was born about 1845. Children: Annie Bonner, born 1866, died 1927; Lucy Palfrey, born 1868; May Gordon, born 1870; Lily True, born 1870, died 11 days later; Royal Sherman, born 1872, died November, 1912, at Peoria, Illinois; Josephine True, born 1875; William Bonner, born 1880, died 1886. Died 1909.

    Sarah Helen

    Born 1841.

    Mary True

    Born 1843.

    Joseph True

    Born 1845.

    Anna Robertson

    Born on February 10, 1848, in St. Louis, Missouri. Married Charles E. Miller on December 30, 1869. He was born on March 25, 1844, in St. Louis, the son of Mr. and Catherine Rachel Stenger Miller. He died on December 30, 1918, in St. Louis. Children: Howard Eliot, born on November 16, 1870, died on September 8, 1963; Arthur Dodge, born on April 27, 1873, died on February 9, 1940; Webster Lincoln, born on March 2, 1875, died on June 20, 1953; Channing Miller, born on April 7, 1880, died on May 28, 1932. Died on September 17, 1919, buried in St. Louis.

    Charles Nelson

    Born 1850.

    Lucy Gray

    Born 1853.


    Children of James Madison and Jane Rayner Crie Dodge


    We cannot read the copy of the document that we took several of these names from. We believe that one of the "(unknown)" names may be James, who our records show lived in Boston.

    William Bradford

    Born 1838.

    (unknown) Dole

    Born 1840.

    Julia Crie

    Born 1845. Married Mr. Tukey. Moved to Richmond Park, New Jersey. Died in 1912.

    George Cheever

    Born January 20, 1842, in Salem Mass. Married
    Sarah Latimer White on December 07, 1875. (photos available: 1900 and 1901). She was born May 12, 1844, in New York, and died on July 01, 1929. Children: George White, born November 13, 1877, married Florence A. Harris on March 11, 1903, died December 28, 1968 (photo available: 1886, and 1915); Alice Ethelwyn, born September 28, 1883, married Clarence Bock on October 26, 1905, died January 10, 1973 (photo available: 1886). Raised niece Vera Hope Worden. Civil War Corporal. Died June 29, 1904 (obituary). (photos available: 1886, 1900, and 1900)

    (unknown) Crie

    Born 1843.

    (unknown) Crie

    Born 1843.

    Margaret Jarvis

    Born 1846. Died April, 1870, of consumption.

    Frances Maria

    Known as "Aunt Fanny". Born 1848 in Ill. Married George Jamieson (2nd wife) on January 24, 1878. He was born April 7, 1837, and died January 9, 1917. Died April 25, 1924.

    Edward Payson

    Born September 1852. Married Rubie C. Barry on December 20, 1877. Children: Helen Cornelia, married John Fredrick Buss of Rochester, Wis., on June 7, 1904, and moved there. Carpenter. Secretary of Millburn Mutual Insurance Company. Died 1919 at his daughter's home in Rochester, Wisconsin.
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