BENJAMIN OR CHRIS DODD CEMETERY

 

On U.S. 221 south of Laurel Branch Road

N36 54.413†† W80 20.825

5 Oct 2007

Maurice Slusher, Hugh Nester & Genevieve Starkey

 

 

 

On this date we found only two stones:

 

Benjamin Dodd††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 18 Jul 1780††††††††††††††††† 8 Sep 1856

 

Caleb Dodd††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† age 11 yr 8 mo 10 d††† 9 Aug 1824

 

Some years before Evelyne Rutrough had documented:

 

Mary Dodd (nee Prosize)††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 30 Dec 1780††††††††††††††† 22 Jun 1844

w/o Benjamin Dodd

 

Rebecca Dodd††††††††††††††††††††††† age 78 yr†††††††††††††††††††† abt.1766†††††††††††††††††† 10 Mar 1844

 

Emily Bishop††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† age 3 yr 3 mo 10 d††††† 29 Feb 1852††

 

 

Hugh Nester had a snapshot taken about 8 years prior to this visit and showing the stone of Caleb standing.As of this date, there were no standing stones and Benjaminís and Calebís were almost covered with grass.It is believed that many of the Dodd relatives and neighbors were buried here - Bishop, Weaver, and probably others.

 

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