Son of Richard Dodge and Edith Brayne Dodge. It has been thought Joseph was christened at 9 years old in 1651 and was raised in Beverly Essex County, Massachusetts. He married there to Sarah F. Eaton in February of 1671. He was a farmer of his acreage near his father in the Beverly area. The Dodge land became known as Dodge Row and a portion of it remains today as the Dodge Row Cemetery, Beverly, Massachusetts.He was one of the executors of his father’s estate, receiving a liberal share jointly with his brother Edward. They held the same under a verbal agreement until February, 1708-09, when they put their division in writing.
Joseph’s sons, Jonah and Elisha, were the executors of his estate.
Sources: Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com; Genealogies of Dodge Family of Essex County, Massachusetts
Richard Dodge (1602 – 1671)
Edith Brayne Dodge (1603 – 1677)
Sarah F. Eaton Dodge (1654 – 1714)*
Joseph Dodge (1676 – 1756)*
Jonah Dodge (1683 – 1754)*
Richard Dodge (1628 – 1628)*
Richard Dodge (1642 – 1705)*
Sarah Dodge Woodbury (1644 – 1726)*
Joseph Dodge (1651 – 1716)