|Birth: ||Aug. 27, 1822|
|Death: ||Jan. 20, 1914|
Jabez Seymour Dodge came to Illinois in 1835. In 1851, he went with his brother William to California to search for gold but returned three years later. He was a farmer by trade. His farmhouse stood on the Northwest corner of Hill and Taylor in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.
The following is from History of DuPage County, Il. 1882:
"Served on school district several years, highway commissioner 11 yrs.
He made 2 trips to California, 1852 crossing the plains and stopped at Salt Lake City and listened to the great prophet of the Desert City. Returned Feb 1854. In April 1866, he went back by way of New York City and Panama, and returned the same way getting home on July 4 1866."
William Dodge (1778 - 1854)
Matilda Lyon Dodge (1784 - 1870)
Almeda Jane Powers Dodge (1828 - 1915)*
Nelson Powers Dodge (1849 - 1917)*
Clement A. Dodge (1851 - 1931)*
Clement Alburtus Dodge (1851 - 1931)*
Laura Ada Dodge (1855 - 1856)*
Ella Grace Jessica Dodge (1857 - 1923)*
Willie Burton Dodge (1860 - 1885)*
Orrin Douglas Dodge (1862 - 1944)*
Celia May Dodge (1865 - 1939)*
Note: He married Almeda Jane Powers on December 18,1848.
Forest Hill Cemetery
Plot: Lot #12.
Created by: Michael Harrington
Record added: Jun 24, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14713174