|Death: ||Jul. 3, 1846|
Officers of the Continental and U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, 1775-1900about Marmaduke Dove
Name: Marmaduke Dove
Rank Information: Sailing Master, Resigned
Service Dates: 11 Nov 1802
Military Branch: US Navy Officers (1798-1900)
Dove, Marmaduke d. 3 Jul 1846 70 yrs. R57/33
Dove. In this city on Friday night, Marmaduke Dove, a Master in the U.S. Navy, aged 70 years. Long attached to the Navy Yard in this city. His funeral will take place from his residence opposite the Marine Barracks on Sunday, the 5th instant. at 2 o'clock p.m. which his friends are respectfully invited to attend.
Sailing Master, U.S. Navy - U.S. Flotilla, Norfolk Station, August 29, 1812 to February 9, 1814, when he was discharged. (Sailing Master is the officer of a ship who in time of war has charge of the ship, under the Captain). Was in Battle of Tripoli, under Commodore Preble, in 1801.
Application for pension, made by Margaret Dove, widow, August 18, 1846, before Justice of the Peace James Crandall, states: Marmaduke Dove entered the service of the United States in 1812; was Sailing Master, U.S. Navy; died July 3, 1846, while in this service; claims benefits of Act of Congress of June 30, 1834, granting pensions to widows of officers, seamen and Marines. Pension issued July 3, 1851. Widow also made application for bounty land on May 15, 1855. Captain Dove had applied for pension for permanent disability from injury in line of duty; granted April 9, 1837, effective April 20, 1833 ($5.00 per mo.).
Etter's Pocket Directory, 1841, lists Captain Dove as a member of the Board of Aldermen, Washington Corporation, 6th Ward; also as a member of the Board of Health.
The National Intelligencer, Aug. 19, 1845
In the Board of Aldermen, last evening, after a long discussion, which was continued until near 8 o'clock, it was resolved "that Marmaduke Dove, Esq. is entitled to the seat in this Board to which he has been returned from the Sixth Ward." Yeas 6, nays 3.
History of the Naval Lodge, No. 4, F.A.A.M.
Marmaduke Dove, who had previously occupied the East in Union Lodge, No. 6, and later affiliated with Naval Lodge, was installed Worshipful Master in 1819, the first chosen for the full present term of twelve months. "Captain" Dove, as he was universally known, was a warrant officer in the Navy, and for many years held a responsible position in the Navy Yard in Washington. He is described as having been a man of unusually commanding presence and genial magnetic personality. His zeal, fidelity and attachment to Masonry is evidenced by the fact that besides serving the Lodge as its principal officer during the years 1819-21, 1824-25, 1830-34, 1836-37 and 1841 he also held the positions of Junior Grand Warden in 1831; Senior Grand Warden, 1820, 1832, and 1834; Deputy Grand Master, 1821, 1836, 1838, and 1843, and Grand Master in 1839. His death occurred July 3, 1846.
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Margaret Dove (1786 - 1858)*
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Created by: Rubbings
Record added: Jun 05, 2012
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