Oct. 28, 1847 Weybridge Addison County Vermont, USA
Aug. 20, 1918 Jerseyville Jersey County Illinois, USA
DODGE. Died 08-1918. Vilas L. Dodge, 70, a native of Weybridge, VT, died recently. Funeral services were held from his home near Kemper. He was a prominent farmer of that vicinity. He leaves his wife, Laura (Daniels) Dodge and 5 children, Miss Mary E., a teacher in Jersey grade schools, Harriet of Kemper, Mrs. Charlotte Wilhite of Jerseyville, George D. Dodge of Chicago and Fred L. Dodge of Medora. He came to Illinois with his parents when he was a child of 6, lived for 1 year in Whiteside County, and then to the Kemper area. Rev. J. W. Brinkman, pastor at Kemper Baptist Church served. Medora Masonic Lodge was in charge of services at the grave in Kemper cemetery. Pall bearers were L. E. Cantrill of Piasa, Walter Harris, T. a Loomis and Earl Kahl of Medora, L. M. Dickerson of Brighton and Wm. Kennedy of Fidelity.
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