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The Dodsons were of North Farnham Parish in Richmond Co. VA, but was involved with many Northumberland Co. VA families.

Abraham Dodson 1723 Richmond Co. VA. died in Prince William Co. VA. His son, Greenham Dodson, died in 1776 Pr. William Co. VA. Archibald Shirley witnessed his will. Greenhams brother, Enock Dodson and his children mostly died in Abbeville Co. South Carolina. Nancy Dodson married William Barmore, Lucy Dodson married Peter Barmore etc., Enoch and his wife Elizabeth are listed as members of the Turkey Creek Baptist Church in Abbeville Co. South Carolina.  ________________________________

Abraham Dodson's aunt, Mary Dodson, married ______ Oldham. ________________________________

Thomas Dale d. 1772, brother of Reuben Dale whose children married into the Shirleys, married Alice Dodson. ________________________________

The name, Greenham Dodson, originates from Jerimiah Greenham of Richmond Co. VA. In 1709, Jeremiah Greenham witnessed the will of Rebecca Price who left clothing to the daughter of John and Jane Shirley. ________________________________

Thomas Dodson, father of the above Abraham, was transported to Northumberland Co. VA by George Eskridge who also brought over on the same ship, Jane Shirley, Mary Price, Thomas Price and Richard Price. ============================

The above info from Ken 



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