Biography of Vincent Dodge
Potter County, PA Biographies

VINCENT DODGE, farmer, P. 0. Elmer, was born in Addison, N. Y., December 18, 1840, a son of Israel and Sally (White) Dodge, natives of Chenango county, N. Y., who settled in Harrison township, in 1842, on the farm adjoining that now owned by our subject, which they cleared and improved, and made their home until death. They had nine children, viz.: Angeline (Mrs. Henry Cummings), Martin, A. Franklin, Elizabeth (Mrs. Horatio Aldrich), James, Vincent, Clarissa (Mrs. John Champlin). Annis (Mrs. Eugene Stevens) and Eugene. Vincent Dodge was reared in Harrison township. He was in the Civil war, enlisting in Company D, One Hundred and Thirty sixth Pennsylvania Volunteers, in August, 1862; served nine months, and was honorably discharged. He was afterward drafted into Company D, Fifty eighth Pennsylvania Volunteers, in which he also served nine months. In August, 1862, he married Hannah, daughter of Rev. Benjamin and Catherine (Gorton) Thomas, of Harrison township, and they have one daughter, Edith. Mr. Dodge has resided on the farm he now owns since the war, and has made all improvements in buildings He is a member of the G. A. R.; in politics he is a Republican.


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


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