Elijah "Grandsir" Dodson[1]

Male 1785 - 1858  (72 years)


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  • Name Elijah "Grandsir" Dodson 
    Born 17 Sep 1785  (Halifax County) Commonwealth of Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 1858  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Shellsford Cemetery, 121 Bottoms Road, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee 37111 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I308  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 13 Oct 2018 

    Father Jesse Buford Dodson, Sr.,   b. 22 Nov 1752, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1843, Riceville, McMinn County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Ruth Dodson,   b. 12 Dec 1754, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1828, McMinn County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 0___ 1774  Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    • Ruth was his first cousin.
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1781  Hawkins County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1785  Pittsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1805  Claiborne County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1806  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1812  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1820  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F115  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah "Sallie" McGregor,   b. 0___ 1792, Bute County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1868, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married (Warren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Robert Dodson,   b. 10 May 1811, (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1879, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Eli Dodson,   b. 2 May 1813, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1876, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     3. Mary Ann "Polly" Dodson,   b. 14 Oct 1814, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1905, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     4. Richmond Dodson,   b. 25 Jan 1818, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1872, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     5. Maxa "Maxie" Dodson,   b. 18 Mar 1824, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1899, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     6. Myra Dodson,   b. 1821-1825, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1869, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     7. Temperance "Tempie" Dodson,   b. 26 Feb 1831, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0Feb 1918, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F114  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Sep 1785 - (Halifax County) Commonwealth of Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1858 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shellsford Cemetery, 121 Bottoms Road, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee 37111 Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - (Warren County, Tennessee) Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Twin to Elisha.

  • Sources 
    1. [S18] 1840 Warren County Census, transcribed by Betty Anderson Bridgewater, 1985., p. 11 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S22] "The Dodson Family of Warren County, Tennessee and Allied Families",, p. 7 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S48414] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=dodson&GSfn=elijah&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=45&GScntry=4&GSob=.

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

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

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

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

    8. [S49016] http://www.combs-families.org/combs/records/tn/warren/tl12a.htm.

    9. [S512] "The Dodson (Dotson) Family of North Farnham Parish,Richmond County,Virginia:, p. 110 (Reliability: 3).