Biography of Martin Dodge
Potter County, PA Biographies

MARTIN DODGE, farmer, P. 0. Harrison Valley, was born in Oxford, Chenango Co., N. Y., January 30, 1831, a son of Israel and Sally (White) Dodge, who settled in Harrison township, Potter Co., Penn., in 1842. He was reared in Harrison township, where he received a common school education. He was in the Civil war, enlisting in August, 1862, in Company D, One Hundred and Thirty sixth Pennsylvania Regiment, and was honorably discharged at the expiration of nine months' service. March 30, 1864, he enlisted in Company D, Fifty third Pennsylvania Volunteers, and was honorably discharged at the close of the war. In 1863 he settled on the farm he now owns and occupies, on which he made a start prior to his second enlistment, and has since cleared the same and made all the improvements in buildings, etc. He was married, June 17, 1863, to Jane, daughter of Isaac Horton, of Tioga county, Penn. Mr. Dodge is a prominent and representative farmer and citizen of Harrison township, has served one term as treasurer of Potter county, and has filled several of the local offices of the township. He is a Republican in politics, and is a member of the Masonic fraternity.


From:
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
J. H. Beers & Co. Publishers
Chicago, Ill. 1890


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