JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK

JEFFERSON COUNTY MIGRATIONS

Migrations Part 74: Surnames DODGE, GRAVES, HALL


DODGE:

Elihu Dodge was born 21/22 August 1756 in Colchester, New London Co., CT, and died 26 Nov. 1830 in Salem, New London Co. CT. He married 1)Hulda Tiffany on 15 May 1774 in Colchester. She was born 3 July 1753 in Hebron, Tolland Co., CT. He married 2nd to Lucretia Rogers who was bc 1759 and died 8 March 1842 in Salem, CT. Elihu and Lucretia are buried in the Wesley Brown Cemetery in Salem, CT. Elihu was a Corporal in Captain Jones' Co., under Col. Latimer from 24 August 1777. Lucretia applied for a Widow's pension on his service, W.17730.
NOTE: Elihu Dodge is NOT listed in the DAR Patriot Index.

Of the children that Elihu and Hulda had, there was a daughter, Sarann (Sally) Dodge who was born 15 May 1778 and died after 1813. She married George Dodge II, son of George Dodge Sr., and Jemima Wise. He was born 20 June 1776 in Colchester, New London co., Ct and died 24 April___. His brother, Nathan Dodge married Abigail Graves.

One of the children of George Dodge II and Sarann Dodge was Erastus Dodge who was born 10 May 1798 in Jefferson Co., NY. He died on 8 August 1843 in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois. He married Melissa Morgan on 16 August 1818. Melissa Morgan was the daughter of Nathaniel Morgan and Mary Wheeler. Melissa died on 10 December 1845 in Nauvoo, Illinois and both are buried in Nauvoo. Erastus was a stone mason.

Children of George and Sarann Dodge:

1) George Dodge II, b 5 June 1819 NY, d 15 June 1819

2) Nathaniel Morgan Dodge, b 28 May 1820 NY, d 28 May 1820

3) Seth George Dodge, b 22 April 1821: m 1)Lovina Braden on 29 May 1840 and 2)Marriah Jane Davidson, 28 April 1853, d 3 Nov. 1882

4) Augustus Erastus Dodge, b 6 Dec. 1822; m 1)Sarah Yulley, August, 1842 and 2)Marion Wallace Clark, 5 Sept. 1850 and 3)Martha Jane Calvert, d 12 June 1900

5) Charles Dodge, b 15 Sept. 1824, d 18 Sept. 1824

6) Sally Morgan Dodge, b 7 June 1826 in Jefferson Co., NY and d 15 April 1827

7) Sarah Melissa Dodge, b 7 June 1827, m. Joshua Thomas Willis, 22 July 1848, d 1 April 1890

8) Mary Margaret Dodge, b 27 Aug. 1829, m. Christopher Jacobs, 24 Dec. 1849, d 27 March 1887

9) Nathaniel Morgan Dodge (twin), b 26 June 1831, m Duritha Hayden, d Feb. 1872

10) Nathan Dodge (twin), b. and d. 26 June 1831

11) Zenos Wing Dodge, b 11 May 1834 Caldwell Co., MO

12) Joseph Nathan Dodge, b 19 June 1836 in Caldwell, MO, d 6 Aug. 1836

13) Enoch Ephrium Dodge, b 2 Sept. 1838 in Caldwell, MO, m. Harriet Young

14) John Porter Dodge, b 8 Jan.1841 in Nauvoo, Illinois, d 30 May 1841

15) Irene Rebecca Dodge, b 8 March 1843 in Nauvoo, d 10 Aug. 1843

Sources: CT VIR, CT Rev. War Records, tombstones, cemetery records, Dodge family records.

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GRAVES:

David Graves was born 25 June 1773 in southern Vermont and died in September 1844 in Alexandria, Jefferson Co., NY. He married 1)Annis Church and 2)Judith Chase of Oneida Co., NY. She died in April 1876 in Theresa, NY at 91 years.

Children of David Graves:

1) Lucinda Graves, b 10 Feb. 1802

2) Polly Graves, b 15 Dec. 1804

3) Hiram Graves, b 6 Feb. 1807

4) David Graves, Jr., b 11 May 1809; m. Orrilla J. Horr on 19 Oct. 1834, d 3 July 1874

5) Judith Graves, b 10 June 1811m. Wilder; lived in Lafargeville, Jefferson Co.

6) Olive Graves, b 14 Sept. 1813

7) Belinda Graves, b 5 Dec. 1815

8) Joseph Graves, b. 17 June 1818

9) Sylvia Graves, b. 2 March 1819; m. Halsey Ellis, d 4 Dec. 1913; resident of Lafargeville, NY and Lee, Oneida Co., NY

10) Jacob Milton Graves, b 6 June 1821, m Emily L. Horr

11) Lewis Lavias Graves, b 4 Dec. 1823, m Clara A. Bradner

12) William Graves, b 2 March 1826, d June 1892; lived Geneva, NY

13) Annis Graves, b 8 Oct. 1829

14) John Davis Graves, b 8 Oct. 1832 at Clayton, Jefferson Co., NY

15) Amy Graves, m Vanduzen and lived in Alexandria Bay, NY


Elijah Graves was born 23 April 1760 in E. Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT and died 22 Oct. 1823 in Westmoreland, Oneida Co., NY. He married Elizabeth Warner on 27 March 1782/83. She was born 18 May 1758 in New London, CT, and died 11 Jan. 1832 in Antwerp, Jefferson Co., NY. Elijah was a private in the Revolutionary War and his service was drummer. He is listed in the DAR Patriot Index.

Children of Elijah Graves and Elizabeth Warner:

1) Benjamin Graves, b 6 Oct. 1783; m 1)Achsah Halbert on 28 Oct. 1807; m 2)Molly Stark on 6 June 1809; m 3)Nancy Halsey, 22 Dec. 1829 and died 23 March 1868

2) Elizabeth Graves, b 13 Aug. 1785, d 8 Nov. 1872

3) Joseph Graves, b 3 Oct. 1787; m Anna M. Graves 16 May 1815; d 26 Dec. 1875

4) Dolly Graves, b 18 March 1790, d 21 Dec. 1863

5) Mary Graves, b 21 June 1793, d 13 May 1833

6) Hannah Graves, b 9 Feb. 1796; m Ambrose Woodward Huntington on 11 Oct. 1818, and d 7 Nov. 1827 He was born 1 Sept. 1791, son of William Huntington and Prescendia Lathrop.

7) Elijah Graves, b 9 Dec. 1797, m 1)Sarah Wicks on 21 March 1825 and 2)Lurinda Tappon on 12 March 1835; died 26 Aug. 1865

8) Sterling Graves, b 11 May 1800, m Ruby Otis on 4 March 1821 and d 16 Sept. 1881

9) China Graves, b 8 July 1801; m. Cyrus Thompson Huntington on 10 July 1823, d 2 April 1887
He was b 15 May 1801, brother of Ambrose Woodward Huntington (husband of Hannah)


Joseph Graves, son of Elijah Graves and Elizabeth Warner (3 above), was born 3 Oct. 1787 in E. Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT and died 26 Dec. 1875. He married Anna M. Graves, a first cousin, daughter of Sterling Graves and Anna Cone, on 16 May 1815 in Copenhagen, Lewis Co., NY. She was born 29 July 1795 in E. Haddam, Ct. and died 1 Nov. 1882 in Black River, Jefferson Co., NY. Joseph was a soldier in the War of 1812, a lieutenant in the Militia in 1811 and captain from 1815 to 1818. He was appointed Commissioner of War Supplies and stationed at Sackets Harbor. Later he was a merchant of Watertown, NY and then retired to his farm in Rutland, Jefferson Co. He served as a town supervisor for ten years and member of the Assembly of the State of New York in 1843.

Children of Joseph Graves and Anna M. Graves:

1) Edwin A. Graves, b 4 Feb. 1816

2) daughter, b 10 Aug. 1818, d 11 Aug. 1818

3) Hubert Graves, b 27 June 1820; m Adelaide De La Fleur on 25 Aug. 1840

4) Anna Jane Graves, b 10 Oct. 1826, d 27 Feb. 1842

5) Delia Josephine Graves, b 12 Feb. 1831, m Erasmus Darwin Allen, on 30 Dec. 1847, d after 1875. He was b 5 April 1814 and d 13 Aug. 1885. Lived Rutland, VT


Elijah Graves, son of Elijah Graves and Elizabeth Warner (7 above), was born 9 Dec. 1797 in E. Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT and died 26 Aug. 1865 in Champion, Jefferson Co., NY. He married 1) Sarah Wicks on 21 March 1825. She was born 26 Feb. 1806 in NY and died 17 Dec. 1832 in Oxbow, Jefferson Co; buried Oxbow Cem. He married 2)Lurinda Tappon on 12 March 1835. She was born 11 March 1807 and d 7 Feb. 1882. This family was first in Antwerp, then Pamelia, then Antwerp and then Champion, all of Jefferson Co., NY.

Children of Elijah Graves and Sarah Wicks:

1) July E. Graves, b. 13 Jan. 1826 at Pamelia, m Joseph D. Hunt on 12 Dec. 1842, d 1914. He died 3 May 1874.

2) Joseph Franklin Graves, b 26 July 1827; m Lydia L. Bent, 10 April 1851, d 3 Oct. 1907

3) Eliza T. Graves, b 11 March 1829 at Pamelia, d 10 Aug. 1831

4) Sarah J. Graves, b 18 Jan. 1831 at Pamelia, d 27 Jan. 1832

5) Elijah B. Graves, b 28 Nov. 1832; m Sophronia E. Bishop on 22 Feb. 1853, d 20 May 1882

Children of Elijah Graves and Lurinda Tappon:

6) Clark Archibald Graves, b 7 Feb. 1826; m 1)Margaret Middleton on 29 Dec. 1859 and 2)Elmina Backus Ure, 12 Nov. 1879

7) Sarah Ann Graves, b 27 Aug. 1837 at Antwerp; m Warren W. Willard on 18 Dec. 1866, son of Ira Willand and died Delano, CA; lived in Antwerp

8) Elsey T. Graves, b 1 May 1839 in Antwerp; d after 1850

9) Eliza E. Graves, b 26 June 1842 in Antwerp; m Frederick C. Carter on 21 Feb. 1866; lived in Champion, NY


Sterling Graves, son of Elijah Graves and Elizabeth Warner, (8 above) was born 11 May 1800 in E. Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT and died 16 Sept. 1881 in Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY. He married Ruby Otis on 4 March 1821 in Rutland, Jefferson Co., NY. She was born 4 May 1798 in Brattleboro, Windham Co., VT and died 3 May 1859 in Antwerp, Jefferson Co. Sterling purchased a farm at Antwerp where he lived for about 40 years. In March of 1861 he moved to Watertown, NY and lived there until his death.

Children of Elijah Graves and Ruby Otis:

1) Gilbert Oscar Graves, b 4 April 1822; m Isabel C. Wilson on 7 Nov. 1849, d 24 Aug. 1878

2) Mary J. Graves, b 1 April 1827, d after 1860

3) Otis Sterling Graves, b 17 Sept. 1831; m 1)Hattie E. Mauly on 16 Aug. 1859 and 2)Martha Phebe Dewey on 28 Oct. 1873

4) Ruby Ann Graves, b 14 Feb. 1826; m Rev. E. S. Cheeseman in 1861 and lived in Herman, St. Lawrence Co., NY.

Source: Graves Family Association Records.

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HALL:

Samuel Hall was born 3 April 1768 in Wallingford, New Haven Co., CT and died 7 July 1841 Brookfield, Madison Co., NY. He married Anna Ives, daughter of Jotham Ives and Anna Foster, of Torrington, Litchfield CT about 1794. She was born 26 Sept. 1773 in Torrington and died 7 July 1858 in Madison Co., NY.

Children of Samuel Hall and Anna Ives:

1) Levi Hall b 15 Dec. 1795; d 14 July 1806

2) Martia Hall b 4 April 1798, d 21 Feb. 1834
Dau: Emily/Emeline Hall b 14 May 1820; d 28 April 1911 m Rufus Foote

3) Ira Hall b 26 Aug. 1800, d 19 April 1879, Hounsfield, Jefferson Co., NY; m 3 April 1827 to Sophia Foote; she died 31 Aug. 1831 in Hounsfield. He m. 2) Mandana Swift, d/o Thomas Swift and Fannie Brown of Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY, on 3 May 1832 in Hounsfield. She was born 5 Aug. 1813 in Potsdam and died 8 Sept. 1885 in Hounsfield.

4) Hiram Hall b 27 June 1802; d 26 April 1835, Jefferson Co., NY

5) Joel Hall b 25 Feb. 1805; d 24 Feb. 1817 NY

6) Anna Hall b 8 July 1807, d 27 June 1831 NY

7) Samuel S. Hall, Jr. b 26 Jan. 1810; d Nov. 1887 in Oneida Co., NY; m. 16 Oct. 1834 to Nancy Ann Blakely.

Source: Hall Family Records; see Ives Family this site for Jotham Ives and Anna Foster.


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