Family: Elder Jesse Buford Dodson, Sr. / Ruth Dodson (F115)

m. 0___ 1774


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  • Father | Male
    Elder Jesse Buford Dodson, Sr.

    Born  22 Nov 1752  Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Nov 1843  Riceville, McMinn County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Matlock Cemetery, Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  0___ 1774  [1, 2, 3, 4]  Halifax County, Virginia  [1, 2, 3, 4] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Eleanor Sloan | F15497 
    Married     
    Father  Thomas Dodson, Jr. | F171 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Elizabeth Rose | F171 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Ruth Dodson

    Born  12 Dec 1754  Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Nov 1828  McMinn County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Matlock Cemetery, Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Elisha Dodson, Sr. | F294 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sarah Everett | F294 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Nancy Dodson

    Born  1773  (Halifax County) Commonwealth of Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  John Cunningham | F9682 
    Married  1792   

    Child 2 | Male
    Nimrod H. "Tip" Dodson, Sr.

    Born  ~ 1775  Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Jan 1837  Viola, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Elizabeth Chisum | F1792 
    Married  21 Oct 1797  Grainger County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Elizabeth Dodson

    Born  1776  (Pittsylvania County) Commonwealth of Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 May 1850  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Obediah Jennings | F43 
    Married  (~ 1793)  (North Carolina) Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    Elisha Dodson

    Born  17 Sep 1785  (Halifax County) Commonwealth of Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  27 Apr 1864  Polk County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Reliance Cemetery, Polk County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Matlock | F2092 
    Married  1804  (Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    Elijah "Grandsir" Dodson

    Born  17 Sep 1785  (Halifax County) Commonwealth of Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1858  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Shellsford Cemetery, 121 Bottoms Road, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee 37111 Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Sarah "Sallie" McGregor | F114 
    Married    (Warren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location

    Jesse Buford Dodson, Jr.Child 6 | Male
    Jesse Buford Dodson, Jr.

    Born  7 Mar 1791  (Halifax County) Commonwealth of Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Aug 1878  McMinn County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Matlock Cemetery, Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Newton | F3169 
    Married  0___ 1810  McMinn County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Male
    William Dodson

    Born    (Halifax County, Commonwealth of Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 8 | Female
    Sarah "Sary" Dodson

    Born  4 Jun 1795  (Halifax County, Commonwealth of Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  After 1860  (Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  William Matlock | F6869 
    Married  14 Jun 1814  Grainger County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 9 | Female
    Tabitha Dodson

    Born  19 Mar 1798  (Halifax County, Commonwealth of Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Nov 1839  Riceville, McMinn County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  John Rice | F6870 
    Married  18 Aug 1819  Bean Station, Roane County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 10 | Female
    Sarah "Sallie" Dodson

    Born  0___ 1800  (Grainger County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  ~ 1870  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Smyrna Cemetery, Irving College, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Jehu McGregor | F526 
    Married  (~ 1820)  (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 11 | Female
    Ruth Dodson

    Born  1 Apr 1802  (Halifax County, Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Mar 1885  McMinn County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Liberty Cemetery, McMinn County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Allen Ware | F6872 
    Married  1820  (McMinn County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes  Married:
    • Ruth was his first cousin.

  • Sources 
    1. [S22] "The Dodson Family of Warren County, Tennessee and Allied Families",, p. 263.

    2. [S51271] http://graveyardgossip.blogspot.com/2010/03/martini-family-jesse-dodson-frontier.html.

    3. [S6754] "Outline Descendant Report for Jesse John Dodson (1623-1716)", submitted by Betsey Lanning, June 9, 2015, betlann@yahoo.

    4. [S9542] "Will of Elisha Dodson", submitted by Diane Armstrong on August 1, 2016, di@montanapets.org.