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Jabez Seymour Dodge
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1822
Brandon
Rutland County
Vermont, USA
Death: Jan. 20, 1914
Glen Ellyn
DuPage County
Illinois, USA

Jabez Seymour Dodge came to Illinois in 1835. In 1851, he went with his brother William to California to search for gold but returned three years later. He was a farmer by trade. His farmhouse stood on the Northwest corner of Hill and Taylor in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

The following is from History of DuPage County, Il. 1882:

"Served on school district several years, highway commissioner 11 yrs.

He made 2 trips to California, 1852 crossing the plains and stopped at Salt Lake City and listened to the great prophet of the Desert City. Returned Feb 1854. In April 1866, he went back by way of New York City and Panama, and returned the same way getting home on July 4 1866."
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Dodge (1778 - 1854)
  Matilda Lyon Dodge (1784 - 1870)
 
 Spouse:
  Almeda Jane Powers Dodge (1828 - 1915)*
 
 Children:
  Nelson Powers Dodge (1849 - 1917)*
  Clement A. Dodge (1851 - 1931)*
  Clement Alburtus Dodge (1851 - 1931)*
  Laura Ada Dodge (1855 - 1856)*
  Ella Grace Jessica Dodge (1857 - 1923)*
  Willie Burton Dodge (1860 - 1885)*
  Orrin Douglas Dodge (1862 - 1944)*
  Celia May Dodge (1865 - 1939)*
 
 Siblings:
  Amanda Dodge Hardy (1802 - 1900)*
  Julia Dodge Capron (1804 - 1899)*
  Vilura Dodge Meacham (1805 - 1891)*
  Noah Mason Dodge (1809 - 1883)*
  Almira A. Dodge (1810 - 1835)*
  Azuba A. Dodge Babcock (1818 - 1916)*
  Jabez Seymour Dodge (1822 - 1914)
  Rhodilla Ugenia Dodge Meacham (1825 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: He married Almeda Jane Powers on December 18,1848.
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Glen Ellyn
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Lot #12.
 
Created by: Michael Harrington
Record added: Jun 24, 2006
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Jabez Seymour Dodge
Added by: Michael Harrington
 
Jabez Seymour Dodge
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Jabez Seymour Dodge
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