Dods Family

Draft #5 October 1999

Reference # 10
1855 State of New York Census of Montgomery County
(on file at Montgomery County Archives at Fonda New York)

John D. Dodd age 45 born Montgomery County lived there 45 years, occupation farmer
Sarah Dodd age 42 wife born Montgomery Co and lived there all her life
Nancy E. Dodd age 14 born Montgomery County
Cornelius age 10 born Montgomery County
Hester M. Dodd age 7 born Montgomery County
(William Patt age 12 servant born in Prussia)

Reference #11
1850 Federal Census
A. Town of Hope Hamilton County

Dodds Daniel Age 36 Farmer born New York State
Hannah age 40 born New York State
John age 86 born New York State
Margaret age 75 born New York State

B. Town of Amsterdam Montgomery County Family #320

Dodds John age 40 Born New York State (written as John Dodge), occ farmer
Sarah Age 40 born New York State
Sammons James age 20 labourer born New York State
Sarah age 20 Born NYS

Likely the John Dodds son of Thomas as no children listed
and John son of Cornelius had 3 children under 10 at the time of the census see Ref #24

Reference #12
1790 census of Town of Mohawk Montgomery County

Bartholomew Dodds
4 males 16 & up
2 males under 16 8 females

Refernce #12A
1810 Census of Saratoga County New York State

John Dods Saratoga 189
10010-20 (1 male between 26 and 45)

Reference #13
1825 New York State Census

Town of Hope
page #3 John Dodds
3 males, 3 females, 1 male entitled to vote, 1 married female under 45 and 2 unmarried females under 16

Reference #14
1830 Federal Census

Dodd Cornelius, Town of Amsterdam, Montgomery County
Dodds Bartholomew, Town of Cambridge, Washington County

Reference #15
Amsterdam Recorder Deaths & Marriages 1858-1861 via Gail Rathburn

Page #1 Dodds, John died in Amsterdam on 5 May 1858, son of Cornelius and Mary Dodds age 47 (This John Dods buried Dods Cemetery see Ref #18

Page #34 Dodds Mrs Sarah widow of the late John Dodds died in Amsterdam 13 July 1860 age 48 (This is NOT the wife of John Dods above ) See Reference #20)

Mohawk Valley Register Deaths 1858

page 12 Dodds John aged 47 died at Amsterdam 5 May 1858

Miscellaneous Marriages and Deaths 1855-1867 Amsterdam News Notices
from handwritten scrapbook of the Late Jennie Manny

page #15 in this town on the 12th inst (1864) Mr. John Dodd age 57/3/7

Reference #16
Land Deeds Montgomery County

info via Gail Rathburn of 1 Knox Avenue Johnstown New York Zip 12095 in 1985 to David Avery

Reference #16 A
to Bartholomew Dods from Peter David both of the Mohawk District
Dated 15 May 1788 and recorded 30 March 1789 book 2 page 157

amount 105 Pounds for southern part of Lot Number 22 in the patent granted to William Corry and others (1737?) in the Mohawk district (Likely in the present town of Charlestown or Florida Montgomery County)

Reference #16B
To Bartholomew Dods of the Town of Floridy from Cornelius Haring of the Town of Johnstown.
Dated 11 May 1801 and recorded July 1801 Book 8 Page 96

Amount $870 for 348 1/4 acres being Lot 6 and Lot 55 in Benson Tract then in the town of Mayfair now in the Town of Benson (Lot 55 is west of North Street and north of Hamilton County Road #6 thro Benson while Lot 6 is directly south of Lot 55) (Middle Benson cemetery is located on lot #6)

Reference # 16 C
To Cornelius Dods of the Town of Amsterdam from Bartholomew Dods and wife Mary of the Town of Benson
Dated 16 February 1804 and Recorded 29 June 1804 Book 9 page 215

Amount $585 146 acres in the Kayaderosseras Patent (in the Town of Amsterdam)

Reference #16 D
To Bartholomew Dods of Mayfield from Amaziah Rust of Johnstown
Dated 10 June 1806 Recorded 1 February 1813 Book 13 page 249

Amount $500 Lot #4 and the southern part of Lot 57 (of the Benson Tract) in the Township of Benson in the Town of Mayfair (now the Town of Benson) (property north and south of Hamilton County Road 6 at the Harter Road)

Reference #16 E
To John Peck from Cornelius Dods and wife Mary
Dated 28 February 1831 and recorded 5 March 1831 Book 29 page 20

amount $600 southern end of Lot #6 and the east end of lot #7 of small lots of the Kayaderosseras Patent in the Town of Amsterdam

Reference #16 F
to Mary Dods et al (being Nancy Putman, wife of David Putman of Charleston, Saratoga County; Catherine Ann Severance, wife of Levi of the Village of Amsterdam, Nancy Alida Dodds; Cornelius Dodds and Mary Esther Dodds of Amsterdam from John Dodds of the Town of Amsterdam

Recorded 1 May 1858 Book 70 page 142 Amount $1

burial ground lot in which are buried the bodies of Cornelius Dodds and wife and others on the farm owned by the party of the first part

Reference #17
Compendium of Mohawk Valley Families by Maryly B. Penrose published by Genealogical Publishing Co Inc. page 199

Dods wills for greater detail see Reference #1

1790 census see Reference #12, lists Bartholomew

Gravestone Inscriptions Dods Cemetery on Cranes Hollow Road

Road between Cranesville and Manny's Corners approximately 1/2 mile south of Manny's Corners on East Side of Road surrounded by a three foot Stone wall Town of Amsterdam Montgomery County New York State, Info from Montgomery County Cemetery listings at County Archives Fonda New York (Notes from November 1993 and October 1987 visit by RGM

Trees and brush have been removed from Cemetery since 1987)
(see also Eglin References)

Cornelius Dods Born Sept 25 1774 died July 22 1849
Mary Dods born June 15 1774 died April 10 1853 (her maiden name was Mary Glen)
Eldia dau of Cornelius and Mary Died 1 June 11 1824 age 11
Large stone
John Dodds Born Nov 27 1810 Died May 5 1858
aged 47 years 5 mo & 8 days

Esther (Hester records) Dods born Dec 30 1821 / died Jan 9 1848
broken stone
Catherine Milroy wife of Cornelius Dods
Sept 4 1870 age 23 yrs 1 mo & 19 days (record)

Cornelius Dods 1845-1923 (new granite stone)
Harriet C. Thayer born July 17 1848
Stone broken 1993 (Died 3 May 1894 Cemetery Records)

Sarah W. Palmer wife of Jacob and John Dods born June 5 1810
died March 21 1895
Sylvanus Palmer died June 20 1851 age 84 yrs & 20 days
Hannah Ward wife of S. Ward died 28 Dec 1830 age 57 yrs 1 mo

Mary E. Dods dau of John and Sarah died Sept 19 1844
age 1 yr 5 mo & 6 dys

Jacob Dodd born Feb 17 1805 died April 15 1830

Thomas Dodds died Nov 12 1840 age 62 years (1987)

Thomas Wooster died Dec 6 1858 in his 30th year

Almira Wooster died Sept 8 1883 age 53

added draft #2A from Cemetery Records

John H. Dods son of Thos. and Amy
Died 6/12/1864 born 3/5/1807 or 5/5 1807

Eglin Thomas born 7/14/1796 Died age 80

Larrabbee Nancy G. Dau of John and Rachel died 5/1 /1848 in 10th year

Putman Cornelius D. son of David and Nancy Died 8/22/1849 age 16 yrs 0 mon and 22 days

this appears to be a private Cemetery Long time next door neighbour Sophia Fitus of 646 Crane's Hollow Road, Amsterdam N. Y. does not know who has maintained the cemetery nor who put the red granite grave stone on the Cornelius Dods( 1845-1923) grave between 1987 and 1993

Reference #19
(Dods info from Mrs. Fay Niesson ? Route 4 Blackfoot Idaho dated 1967 ? via David Avery)

A. Green Hill Cemetery Amsterdam Montgomery Co

Dodds, Sylvenas N.. born Amsterdam N.Y. killed in action Civil War 11 November 1862, age 43 years

B. Staley Cemetery on farm beyond Corbin Hill School house south of farm on Montgomery -Schoharie Townline. Possibly located on East Corbin Hill Road east of Montgomery County Road #30A in the Town of Charleston

Decilia Dods, wife of Henry C. Staley died 29 March 1865
age 88 years 6 months and 11 days

C. Presbyterian Church of Hagaman's Mills, Town of Amsterdam

on 24 December 1861 Henry Addison Bell of Glenville N.Y. married to Nancy Elida Dodds of Amsterdam N.Y.

D. Presbyterian Church of Amsterdam (Village of Amsterdam)

on 18 June 1831 David Putman to Nancy Dodds, witnesses were Cornelius Dodds and George H. Tuttle (dau of Cornelius 1774-1849)

on 20 September 1834 John B Swartz and Jane Dodds (not placed)

on 7 August 1838 Levi W. Severns And Catherine A. Dodds (dau of Cornelius)

on 28 February 1839 John Dodds and Sarah Laribee (not placed)
see ref #24 re Sarah Larrabee (I,RGM, believe this John to be son of Thomas Dods (1778-1840)

on 31 December 1863 Cornelius Dodds and Catharine Milroy (son of John 1810-1858)

E. Records of First Presbyterian Church of West Galloway in the Town of Perth Fulton County

Abigail and Susan Dodd on 3 Sept 1830 children of Mrs Joseph Dodd, widow

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Robert G. Moore
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