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 Jabez Seymour Dodge

Jabez Seymour Dodge

Birth
Brandon, Rutland County, Vermont, USA
Death 20 Jan 1914 (aged 91)
Glen Ellyn, DuPage County, Illinois, USA
Burial Glen Ellyn, DuPage County, Illinois, USA
Plot Lot #12.
Memorial ID 14713174 · View Source
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Jabez Seymour Dodge came to Illinois in 1835. In 1851, he went with his brother William to California to search for gold but returned three years later. He was a farmer by trade. His farmhouse stood on the Northwest corner of Hill and Taylor in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

The following is from History of DuPage County, Il. 1882:

"Served on school district several years, highway commissioner 11 yrs.

He made 2 trips to California, 1852 crossing the plains and stopped at Salt Lake City and listened to the great prophet of the Desert City. Returned Feb 1854. In April 1866, he went back by way of New York City and Panama, and returned the same way getting home on July 4 1866."
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Gravesite Details He married Almeda Jane Powers on December 18,1848.

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  • Created by: Michael Harrington
  • Added: 24 Jun 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14713174
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jabez Seymour Dodge (27 Aug 1822–20 Jan 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14713174, citing Forest Hill Cemetery, Glen Ellyn, DuPage County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Michael Harrington (contributor 46760007) .