Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Tombstone Tuesday - Dodson Family


Family found in the Bethesda United Methodist Church Cemetery

                                                FATHER                          MOTHER
                                        JAMES DODSON              LETTIE DODSON
                                           JULY 15, 1815                 APRIL 20, 1820
                                            JUNE 2, 1891                   JUNE 17, 1894




 [1]1860 United States Federal Census in the St Georges Township of New Castle County in the state of Delaware.  James Dodson, head of household, male, white, d.o.b. abt. 1816 born in Maryland, he is 44 years of age at the time of this census. His occupation is farmer, value of personal estate listed at 1,400. Letia Dodson, female, white, d.o.b. abt.  1822 born in Delaware, she is 38 years of age at the time of this census.  May A Dodson, female, white, d.o.b. abt. 1840 born in Maryland, 20 years of age at the time of this census. Araminta Dodson, female, white, d.o.b. abt. 1842 born in Maryland, 18 years of age at the time of this census. Sarah F Dodson, female, white, d.o.b. abt. 1851 born in Maryland, 9 years of age at the time of this census. Catharine Dodson, female, white, d.o.b. abt. 1854 born in Maryland, 6 years of age at the time of this census. Also listed in the house hold are John Lockrey, male, white, d.o.b. abt. 1833 born in Ireland, 27 years of age at the time of this census. His occupation is listed as farm laborer.   Joseph Ford, male, white, d.o.b. abt. 1838 born in Delaware, 22 years of age at the time of this census. His occupation is listed as farm laborer.  James Bowie, male, white, d.o.b. abt. 1842 born in Maryland, 18 years of age at the time of this census. His occupation is listed as farm laborer. Thomas Cornegies, male, black, d.o.b. abt. 1838 born in Maryland, 22 years of age at the time of this census. Charles Coleman, male, black, d.o.b. abt. 1853 born in Delaware, 7 years of age at the time of this census.  


[2]1870 United States Federal Census in the St George Hundred, county of New Castle in the state of Delaware.  James Dodson, head of household, male, white, d.o.b. abt. 1815 born in Maryland, he is 55 years of age at the time of this census. His occupation is listed as a farmer, the value of his personal estate is listed at 2,000. Letitia Dodson, female, white, d.o.b. abt. 1820 born in Delaware, 50 years of age at the time of this census. Her occupation is listed as keeping house. Mary A Dodson, female, white, d.o.b. abt. 1840 born in Maryland, she was 30 years of age at the time of this census. Susan Dodson, female, white, d.o.b. abt. 1848 born in Delaware, she was 22 years of age at the time of the census. Catharine Dodson, female, white d.o.b. abt. 1853 born in Maryland, she was 17 years of age at the time of this census.  Also listed in the house hold are, Ann Pins, female, black, d.o.b. abt. 1860 born in Maryland, she was 10 years of age at the time of this census. Her occupation is listed as a domestic servant.  James Pearce, male, black, d.o.b. abt. 1840 born in Maryland, he was 30 years of age at the time of this census. His occupation is listed as farmer laborer.   Moses Jones, male, black, d.o.b. abt. 1851 born in Maryland, he was 19 years of age at the time of this census. His occupation is listed as farmer laborer.  Lewis Carty, male, black, d.o.b. abt. 1852 born in Maryland, he was 18 years of age at the time of the census. His occupation is listed as farmer laborer.   Henry Carty, male, black, d.o.b. abt. 1854 born in Maryland, he was 16 years of age at the time of the census. His occupation is listed as farmer laborer.  Philip Simmons, male, black, d.o.b. abt. 1810 born in Maryland, he was 60 years of age at the time of this census. His occupation is listed as farmer laborer. 



 [3]1880 United States Federal Census in Appoquinimink Township in the New Castle county in the state of Delaware. James Dodson head of household, male, white, d.o.b. abt. 1815 born in MA along with both parents being born in MA. His occupation is listed as a farmer, he was 65 years of age at the time of this census.  Letitia Dodson is listed as wife, female, white, d.o.b. abt. 1820 born in Delaware, both parents were born in Delaware. Her occupation is listed as keeping house, she is 60 years of age at the time of this census. Also listed in the household is John Jefferson male, black, d.o.b. abt. 1869, born in Delaware, both parents born in Delaware. His occupation is listed as servant/laborer; he was 11 years of age at the time of this census. Edward Sickz, male, black, d.o.b. abt. 1865, born in Delaware, both parents born in Delaware. His occupation is listed as servant/laborer; he was 15 years old at the time of the census. Rebeca Macin, female, white, d.o.b. abt. 1856 born in Delaware, both parents were born in Delaware. Her occupation is listed as servant/laborer, he she was 24 years of age at the time of the census.



[1] 1860 United States Federal Census Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 14 July 2015) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Census Place: St Georges, New Castle, Delaware; Roll: M653_96; Page: 910; Image: 213; Family History Library Film: 803096 NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.
[2] 1870 United States Federal Census Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 14 July 2015) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Census Place: Saint Georges Hundred, New Castle, Delaware; Roll: M593_120; Page: 747A; Image: 719; Family History Library Film: 545619 NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.
[3]1880 United States Federal Census Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 14 July 2015) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Census Place: Appoquinimink, New Castle, Delaware; Roll: 120; Family History Film: 1254120; Page: 389D; Enumeration District: 031; Image: 0299 NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls