Indiana McCaslins

Dwight Carl DoddsAge: 84 years18931978

Name
Dwight Carl Dodds
Birth November 15, 1893 29 27
MarriageLucille CoverView this family
yes

Birth of a brotherPaul C Dodds
December 1896 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherRalph E Dodds
August 1899 (Age 5 years)
Census 1900 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherStanford J Dodds
about 1905 (Age 11 years)
Death of a siblingUnknown Child Dodds
before 1910 (Age 16 years)

Census 1910 (Age 16 years)
Death of a fatherThomas Jefferson Dodds
October 4, 1914 (Age 20 years)
Death of a brotherHarry T Dodds
October 18, 1914 (Age 20 years)
Burial of a brotherHarry T Dodds
after October 18, 1914 (Age 20 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Mount Hope Cemetery, Plot 10-0056-03 (Find A Grave Memorial# 34645396)
Birth of a son
#1
Dwight Junior Dodds
September 12, 1919 (Age 25 years)
Death of a sonDwight Junior Dodds
November 10, 1919 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Mary Jeanne Dodds
May 21, 1921 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Wade Richard (Richard Wade) Dodds
June 26, 1924 (Age 30 years)
Note: given as 18 Jun 1924 on his Social Security Applications and Claims index
Death of a wifeLucille Cover
March 25, 1968 (Age 74 years)
Death May 1, 1978 (Age 84 years)
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father
mother
Marriage: April 11, 1888, Cass, Indiana
15 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
Harry T Dodds
Birth: July 1891 26 25Indiana
Death: October 18, 1914Logansport, Cass, Indiana
2 years
himself
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
6 years
younger brother
sibling
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himself
wife
Marriage:
son
Dwight Junior Dodds
Birth: September 12, 1919 25 20Gary, Lake, Indiana
Death: November 10, 1919Gary, Lake, Indiana
20 months
daughter
3 years
son
Wade Richard (Richard Wade) Dodds
Birth: June 26, 1924 30 25East Gary, Lake, Indiana
Death: April 21, 1990, Maricopa, Arizona

Birth1900 US Federal Census
BirthSocial Security Death Index
Census1900 US Federal Census
Census1910 US Federal Census
DeathSocial Security Death Index
Shared note
In the 1900 US Federal Census for Logansport, Eel, Cass Indiana, 35-year-old Ohio-born Thomas J Dodds and his 33-year-old Indiana-born wife Louise [Stanford] Dodds have been married twelve years. Louise has born five children and all five are living. These five Indiana-born children are 10-year-old Walter J, 8-year-old Harry T, 6-year-old Dwight C, 3-year-old Paul C,and 9-month old Ralph E. Also in this household is Louise' mother, 62-year-old Pennsylvania-born widow Sarah A [maiden name unknown] Stanford. The family is living at 1611 North in a rented house. Walter has attended school nine months of the past year. Thomas is a railroad switchman and has no months out of work in the past year. Thomas, Louise, Walter and Sarah are literate and speak English. Thomas' parents were born in Ohio; Louise' father was born in Canada and her mother in Pennsylvania; the children's father was born in Ohio and their mother in Indiana; Sarah's parents were born in Pennsylvania. In the 1910 US Federal Census for Logansport, Eel, Cass Indiana, 47-year-old Ohio-born T J Dodds [sic] and his 43-year-old Indiana-born wife Louise [Stanford] Dodds have been married twenty-two years. Louise has born seven children, but only six are living. These six Indiana-born children are 20-year-old Walter J, 18-year-old Harry T, 16-year-old Dwight C, 13-year-old Paul C, and 10-year-old Ralph E and 5-year-old Stanford J. Also in this household is Louise' mother, 72-year-old Pennsylvania-born widow Sarah A [maiden name unknown] Stanford. The family is living at 1817 High Street. Paul and Ralph have attended school in the past year. Thomas is a railroad yard master, Walter is a "machine operator for a picture show" [projectionist], Harry is a clerk in the railroad office, and Dwight is a laborer in the railroad shops. Everyone is literate and speaks English except Stanford. Thomas' father was born in Pennsylvania and his mother in Ireland [sic]; Louise' father was born in Canada and her mother in Pennsylvania; the children's father was born in Ohio and their mother in Indiana; Sarah's parents were born in Pennsylvania. On 5 Jun 1917, when 23-year-old Dwight C Dodds registers for the WWI draft, he states that he is living at 414 Polk, Gary, Lake, Indiana, that he was born 15 Nov 1893, that he was born in Logansport, Cass, Indiana, and therefore is a natural born citizen. He is a clerk for the American Sheet and [?] Plate Co in Gary, Indiana. Dwight is the sole support of his [widowed] mother. He is single, caucasian, has never served in the military and does not claim exemption from draft. He is of medium height, slender build with brown eyes and light brown hair. He has no physical condition that would disqualify him for military service. Dwight C Dodds, born 15 Nov 1893, died 1 May 1978 in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan 48603. He had applied for his Social Security number in Indiana before 1951.