Notes for JOHN DODGE: Capt. John Dodge (William 1), 1636 -1723, married Sarah Proctor for his first wife, 10th April,1659, married for 2d wife, Elizabeth, widow of John Woodberry; she died 6th January, 1726, aged 94. he lived in Beverly and owned a mill at the head of Beverly Cove. In 1710 he gave thirty - three acres in Wenham to his grandson John, the son of John, who died about 1700; and four acres to his grand-daughter, Sarah, which, in case of her death, was to go to her sister Mary. Capt. John served against the Naragansetts in 1675, was chosen Representative to the General Court in 1693 - 1696 and 1702, was often on grand and petit jury, and on a variety of committees for town and parish business and was a decidedly prominent and useful man. Source: Dodge, Joseph Thompson, Genealogy of the Dodge family of Essex County, Mass., 1629-1894 Madison, Wis.: Democrat Printing Co., 1894, 756 pgs. DO NOT CONFUSE CAPT JOHN DODGE SON OF WILLIAM WITH LT JOHN DODGE SON OF RICHARD
i JOHN, bp. Salem 25 December 1636 ("John, son of William Dody") [ SChR 16]; m. (1) Salem 10 [blank] 1659 Sarah Proctor, daughter of John Proctor; m. (2) Elizabeth (_____) Woodbury, widow of John Woodbury [evidence not seen, but so stated in Dawes-Gates 2:323].
More About JOHN DODGE: Baptism: 29 Dec 1631, East Coker, Somerset, Eng.303 Record Change: 31 Jul 2004
More About JOHN DODGE and SARAH PROCTOR: Marriage: 10 Apr 1659, Beverly, or Salem, Massachusetts.304