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John Dodge

Born:
1644
near River Tweed, England
Died:
1729
Block Island, Rhode Island
Father:
Tristram Dodge

Mother:
unknown
Brothers and Sisters:
Israel Dodge
Tristram Dodge
William Dodge
Margaret Dodge
Ann Dodge
Spouse:
Mary Gardiner
Children:
John Dodge
Mary Dodge
John Dodge
Catherine Dodge
David Britain Dodge
Sarah Dodge
Spouse:
Mary Enos
m. February 4, 1696
New Shoreham, Block Island,
Rhode Island
Children:
Elizabeth Dodge
Alexander Dodge

Additional Information:
Freeman, July, 1670. Bought land in Block Island Oct. 1, 1720, from his brother Israel of New London. Sold land in Block Island Feb. 1, 1724/25.

In 1691, John Dodge leased 4 acres of the "Minister's Land", land set aside to support the minister. "In that year, (1691) was made the following town record, as a lease to Mr. John Dodge, leasing to him 'the whole use of all the minister's share of uplands and meadow upon this Island, excepting the five acre meadow lott in Edward Ball's improvement; and he hath promised to pay to the town council for the use and benefit of this Island, the sum of forty shillings to be pay in current pay equivalent to money by the middle of next December ensuing."

--from "Livermore's History of Block Island, Rhode Island"


References: Last Updated:
30 August, 2000

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