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Charles Scott "Charlie" Dodd, Sr
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Birth: Jun. 11, 1811
Knox County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 19, 1881
Loami
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

When he was young, his family moved from Knox County to Jefferson County, Tennessee.

On February 24, 1831, he married Mary Templeton "Polly" Jones in McMinn County, Tennessee. Shortly after they moved to Jefferson County, Tennessee, where their daughters Catherine and Nancy Blakely were born. About 1835, they moved to Bradley County to farm there, where they had seven more children; Joshua Jones, James Ellis, William Henry, Mary Anne, Amelia, Sarah A. and Charles Melvin Dodd.

In 1851, he left Bradley County, Tennessee and brought his family to a farm east of Loami. His brothers and their families came with him along with his step brother, Hiram Fry Dodd, who had been living with them. The group travelled to Illinois by wagon train.

A year later, he sold the land they came to in Loami Township and bought a two hundred acres farm in southeast Loami Township. He improved that farm to such an extent that the taxes on it increased near twenty times the amount it was when he bought it.

They had two more children, once settled in Loami Township: Jesse W., who survived to adulthood, married and had children and Alexandra Dodd, who was born in 1858 and died February 17, 1862.

He was a Democrat, had no religious affiliation and was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 354 in Auburn.

written by Pauline

*managed by a descendant of Charles Scott Dodd and Polly (Jones) Dodd.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William L Dodd (1782 - 1852)
  Elizabeth Leffel Dodd (1782 - 1840)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Templeton Jones Dodd (1815 - 1906)*
 
 Children:
  Catherine Dodd Lawson (1832 - 1903)*
  Nancy Blakely Dodd Weir (1834 - 1920)*
  Joshua Jones Dodd (1836 - 1916)*
  James Ellis Dodd (1838 - 1920)*
  William Henry Dodd (1841 - 1862)*
  Mary Anne Dodd Hall (1842 - 1879)*
  Amelia Dodd Mahard (1844 - 1916)*
  Sarah A. Dodd Campbell (1846 - 1893)*
  Charles Dodd (1848 - 1920)*
  Jesse W. Dodd (1856 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Woodruff Dodd Campbell (1808 - 1881)**
  Charles Scott Dodd (1811 - 1881)
  William L Dodd (1818 - 1880)*
  Jesse Dodd (1820 - 1880)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
....... DODD
MARY T. ..... CHARLES
1815-1909 1809-1881
 
Burial:
Sulphur Springs Cemetery
Loami
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Pauline
Originally Created by: JDanz
Record added: Jan 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32578060
Charles Scott Charlie Dodd, Sr
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Charles Scott Charlie Dodd, Sr
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Charles Scott Charlie Dodd, Sr
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My husband's 3x great grandfatherJill
- Jill
 Added: Nov. 24, 2013
My 3rd Great-Grandfather. -Heather Dodd Johnson
- Heather Johnson
 Added: Mar. 11, 2012
 
 
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