Person:John Dodge (6)

Captain John Dodge
m. Bef 1636
  1. Captain John Dodge1636 -
  2. William Dodge1640 - 1720
  3. Hannah Dodge1642 - 1688/89
m. 20 Apr 1659
  1. William Dodge1667/68 -
  2. Jonathan DodgeBef 1677 - Bef 1756
m. Bef 1682
Facts and Events
Name Captain John Dodge
Gender Male
Birth? 25 Dec 1636 Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Christening? 25 Dec 1636 Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 20 Apr 1659 Salem, MAto Sarah Proctor
Occupation? 1670 Upper Bass RiverOperated a corn mill
Military? 1675 Naragansett Indian War - Beginning Of King Phillip's War
Marriage Bef 1682 to Elizabeth _____
Occupation? 1693/1696 Representative to the Geneary Court
Occupation? 1693/1702 Deputy in the General Court
Occupation? Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United StatesOwned a small mill at the head of Beverly Cove
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From Genealogy of the Dodge family of Essex County, Mass., 1629-1894S5

"Capt. John Dodge (William), 1636-1723, married Sarah Proctor for 1st wife, 10th April, 1659; married for 2d wife, Elizabeth, widow of John Woodberry; she died 6th January, 1726. aged 94. He lived in Beverly, and owned a mill at the head of Beverly Cove. In 1710 he gave thirty-three acres in Wenham to his grandson John, the son of John, who died about 1700; and four acres to his grand-daughter Sarah, which, in case of her death, was to go to her sister Mary. Capt. John served against the Narragansetts in 1675, was chosen Representative to the General Court in 1693-96 and 1702, was often on grand and petit jury, and on a variety of committees for town and parish business, and was a decidedly prominent and uselful [stet] man."

  1.   Giddings, Ralph Leander, and Crandall Bland Giddings. The Giddings family in North America: vol. 1, descendants of George and Jane of Ipswich: the first six generations. (Fort Collins, Colorado: Parkview Publishing, c1998)
    Page 34, 1998.
  2.   William Dodge, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995).

    Estate:...Both William and his son John were taxed 1s. in the special rate levied by Topsfield in 1667 [ EQC 3:386]. ...

    On 12 May 1685, William Dodge Sr. of Beverly, stating that he had given deeds of gift on the same date to his "two sons" John and William, now proceeded to give to others for whom he has parental love and affection....
    i JOHN, bp. Salem 25 December 1636 ("John, son of William Dody") [ SChR 16]; m. (1) Salem 10 [blank] 1659 Sarah Proctor, daughter of John Proctor; m. (2) Elizabeth (_____) Woodbury, widow of John Woodbury [evidence not seen, but so stated in Dawes-Gates 2:323].

    COMMENTS:...In a document presented at June Term, 1679, John West, aged about fifty-eight years, deposed that being present when William Dodge, Sr., and John Proctor, Sr., made up the match between John Dodge and Sarah Procter, son and daughter of Dodge and Procter, said William Dodge promised to give a parcel of land with his son John, and said Proctor engaged to give £40 with his daughter Sarah. Dodge further said "Notwithstanding what is given, what shall these young beginners do for household stuff," and deponent proposed that Dodge should give his son John £10 and Proctor should give his daughter £5 to be paid at the merchant's, to which proposition they both agreed [ EQC 5:195].

  3.   Hall, Frank Nelson, and Maud Marriett Ward. A Lovett genealogy: emigrant ancestor John Lovett of Beverly, Massachusetts, landed from England prior to 1639 : and allied families of Rea, Jordon, Thorndike, Larkin, Woodbery, Dodge, Proctor, Hale, Hall. (Denton, Texas, United States: Hall, 1965)
    Pages d1-d3, 1965.
  4.   The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society)
    Volume 46, Pages 383-391, 1892.
  5.   Dodge, Joseph Thompson. Genealogy of the Dodge family of Essex County, Mass., 1629-1894. (Madison, Wis.: Democrat Printing Co., 1894)
    Vol 1, p. 17-18.

    See text.