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Samuel Benjamin Dottridge
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1786
London
Greater London, England
Death: May 24, 1854
East Sandwich
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA

Son of Michael Dottridge and Elizabeth Athill of England.

Samuel was from an industrious family in London, England known for its land holdings, lumber works, carpentry and the funeral business.

Samuel came to Cape Cod, Massachusetts in the 1805 and apprenticed as a carpenter to John Brewster in Brewster, MA. In 1807 at age 21, he began his own carpentry business building homes. Samuel became a founding father of Cotuit, a carpenter with interests in the salt works industry and schooners.

He married Abigail (Kilby) Chase on 5 June 1808 in Harwich, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Thomas Kilby and Anna Wixom an Old Cape Cod family from Brewster, Massachusetts.

Read more about the Dottridge family here:
http://www.cotuithistoricalsociety.org/homestead.htm

Samuel and Abigail had 5 children:
1) Abigail Cook Dottridge Nickerson
2) John Dottridge
3) Elizabeth A Dottridge Ewer
4) Samuel Kilby Dottridge
5) Anne Dottridge Adams

Plus two children from Abigail's first marriage.

After Abigail's death, Samuel married Susan Allen.

Samuel's headstone is a Quaker headstone, with the information written across the top, rather than the side.

Samuel's well built home is now the Cotuit Historical Society Museum. http://www.cotuithistoricalsociety.org/museums.html
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Michael Dottridge (1746 - 1818)
 
 Spouses:
  Abigail Kilby Dottridge (1777 - 1848)*
  Susan H. Allen Dottridge (1786 - 1875)*
 
 Children:
  Anne Dottridge Adams (1809 - 1882)*
  Samuel Kilby Dottridge (1811 - 1854)*
  Elisabeth A Dottridge Ewer (1814 - 1851)*
  John Dottridge (1816 - 1889)*
  Abigail Cook Dottridge Nickerson (1818 - 1861)*
 
 Sibling:
  John Dottridge (1781 - 1843)*
  Samuel Benjamin Dottridge (1786 - 1854)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mosswood Cemetery
Cotuit
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Susan Barbara
Originally Created by: Beth Ivie-Allen
Record added: Apr 18, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 108697185
Samuel Benjamin Dottridge
Added by: Susan Barbara
 
Samuel Benjamin Dottridge
Added by: Susan Barbara
 
Samuel Benjamin Dottridge
Added by: Susan Barbara
 
 
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