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Hannah Patience Moon Dodson
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1807
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 1880
Douglas County
Oregon, USA

Nothing is known about Hannah's parents or siblings. Hannah B. Moon married Thomas Anderson 5 Oct 1824 in Jefferson Co., Tenn. See 1880 census on son Sam Houston Dodson's memorial in this cem for confirmation of Anderson marriage. Also see below for son Thomas F. Anderson data.

Mary Dodson b. 1814 TN, m. John Brown, d. 1903 OR

Sarah Dodson b. 1817 TN, m. (?) Liles

Matilda Elizabeth Dodson b. 1818 TN, m. Tomas Boles and Samuel Hunter, d. 1903 OK

Susan Dodson b. 1822 TN, m. Sampson Elam Boles

William Dodson b. 1823 TN, m. Julia Falby

Isabella Dodson b. 1824 TN, m. John Windle, d. OR

Emmy Dodson b. 1826 TN, m. (?) Pace

Malinda Dodson b. 1829 TN, m. Absalom Cooper, d. OR

Lucinda Dodson b. 1832, TN, m. Elam Green "Clem" Darnall; (born 1832 in Neosho, Newton Co., MO, and died 1860 in Neosho, Newton Co., MO)

John Dodson Jr. b. 1832 MO, m. Adeline Ingram, d. 1909 OR


Thomas F. Anderson b. 2 Oct. 1827 Warren Co., TN; d. 7 June 1900, Roseburg, Douglas Co., OR. Thomas crossed the plains from Newton Co., MO in 1850, settled Deer Creek, Douglas Co., OR. No record of wife or children. His Will listed brother and sister as heirs. He served as a Pvt., Co. H, 2nd Oregon Mounted Volunteers during the Indiana Wars. Thomas applied for admission to the Oregon Soldiers Home, Roseburg, OR on May 23 1899. He suffered from paralysis. He was 72 yrs. He was 5'9", gray eyes, dark hair (at 72?). He was a farmer & single. He was admitted Jan. 11, 1900. He is buried in the Roseburg National Cem., Roseburg, OR; Memorial 3885552.

Rebecca J. Anderson b. 7 April 1829, Warren Co, TN; m. (1) John Deweese (2) Benjamin Kirk; d. 8 Mar. 1907, Seneca, Newton Co., Missouri. Rebecca J. Anderson and John R. Deweese had a daughter Margaret Ellen Deweese. She had 6 children w/Ben Kirk. Rebecca & Ben Kirk are buried in the Kirk Cem., Seneca, Newton Co., MO; Memorial 12618935.

Daniel Lafayette Anderson b. 3 Dec. 1830 Warren Co., TN, m. Mary Ann Fitzhugh 1854, OR; d. 1913 OR. Went to Oregon in 1850 on the Oregon Trail; settled in Douglas Co., OR. Mary's parents were Solomon Fitzhugh & Polly Dickey of Logan County, Kentucky and North Carolina. In 1881, Daniel & Mary moved to Curry Co., Oregon, but he died Jan. 25, 1918 at the Old Soldier's Home in Roseburg. They had nine children: George, John, Evaline, Melvin, Hannah, Nancy, Fizhugh, Solomon, and Phebe.

*Andrew J. Anderson b. 1833 TN. It is believed that he died on the Oregon Trail in 1852.

*Enoch Perkins Anderson b. 4 Sept. 1835, Washington Co., AR (Arkansas), d. 18 Sept. 1908 Douglas Co., OR. He is buried in the Roseburg IOOF Cem., Roseburg, OR. See below link.

*Came to OR in 1852 w/John & Hannah Dodson.
Note that a Mrs. A.J. Anderson is found in the 1852 Oregon Trail Emigrants' List, but no "A.J. Anderson" is found. However, the list also shows a James Anderson who died on the Trail, so perhaps she was his wife. It has been assumed that "Andrew J" was for Andrew Jackson, but now believe his name was "Andrew James Anderson".

Nancy Dodson b. 1838 AK, m. John Jackson Whitsett, d. 1886 OR
Margaret Dodson b. 1839 MO, m. Francis Ingram
Martha Dodson b. 1841 MO, m. Thomas May, d. 1920 WA (Our Line; Kate McCarter and Marjorie Pace)
Lydia Dodson b. 1846 MO, m. Jackson Kelly
Samuel H. Dodson b. 1849 MO, m. Martha Hervey, d. 1929 OR

It is remarkable that all 20 of these children survived to adulthood and that most went on to have families of their own. Even more remarkable is that more than half would participate in the largest human migration in history.

Thanks to Kate McCarter and Marjorie Pace of Portland, Oregon for the information contained in John and Hannah's memorials.

Family links: 
  John Dodson (1791 - 1871)*
  Thomas F. Anderson (1827 - 1900)*
  Rebecca J. Anderson Kirk (1829 - 1907)*
  Daniel Lafayette Anderson (1830 - 1918)*
  Enoch Perkins Anderson (1835 - 1908)*
  Nancy Dodson Whitsett (1838 - 1886)*
  Martha Dodson May (1841 - 1920)*
  Samuel Houston Dodson (1848 - 1929)*
*Calculated relationship
72 yrs, 11 mos & 21 dys
Note: Footstone: H.D.
Gilmore Cemetery
Douglas County
Oregon, USA
Created by: J.D. Larimore
Record added: Sep 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58566640
Hannah Patience <i>Moon</i> Dodson
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