Dodson and Dotson Biographies

Biographical Sketches of Dodson and Dotson Pioneer Families

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Please note:  These family histories and reports are transcribed as they were written.  Some information may not be accurate since many reports were written several generations after the events.  In some cases, reporters of family events got them wrong.  However, in many cases there are clues for further research, and in most cases, it is interesting reading. 

Alexander Dotson 1826 - 1902 born in Bedford County, PA

Arthur McCafferty Dodson 1819 to 1874 born in PA
and sons James Hillsey and John Fletcher Dodson

Charles Anderson Dotson  1821-1913 born in Randolph County, TN
and son Charles Lewis Dotson

Caroline Matilda Dodson 1845 - 1898 and her father Stiles Richard Dodson

Christian Bowman Dodson 1809 - 1891 born in Luzerne County, PA

Descendants of Daniel and Mary Sutton Dotson of Fayette County PA
Also: David, Joseph M, Eva, Samuel, Bazzle, Susanna and Thurman Dotson

Emanuel "Manuel" Dotson 1798 - 1881 born in Hampshire County, VA

Francis Marion Dotson 1861 - after 1927 born in Allen County, Ohio

George Dodson 1808 - 1890 From MD to Washington DC to Kentucky

Hiram Sayre Dotson 1823 - 1899 born in Harrison (Ritchie) County, VA

Rev Jesse Dodson 1752 - 1843 born in Halifax County, VA

James Hardin Dodson 1831 - 1898 born in KY died in Stoddard County, Missouri

James Madison Dodson 1772 - 1832 born in Alabama died in Missouri

John Dodson  1687 - 1784 born in Richmond County, VA

John Dodson 1771 - 1859 born in Northampton County, PA

John Dodson 1795 - 1849 born in PA

John Dodson  1816 - 1902 Born in Montgomery, Ohio and died in Illinois - Son of William Dodson born about 1788 in VA

John L Dodson 1836 - 1911 born in Georgia

Joseph Dodson ca. 1765 - 1827 born in Northampton County, PA
Also:   Richard, Joshua, Elisha,William, Temperance, Esther, Olivia , Joseph and Jesse.

Leonidas Dodson 1822 - 1889 born in St. Michael's, Talbot County, MD

Monroe Dodson 1826 - 1908  born in Luzerne County, PA

Richard Dodson  1731 - 1785 born in Chester County, PA

Richard Dotson  1752 - 1847 born in Frederick (Shenandoah County), VA

Samuel Dodson 1738 - 1795 born in PA

Thomas Dotson Family of Greenbrier County (W)VA

Thomas Dodson 1755 - 1818 born in PA

Thomas Dodson  1669 - 1740 born in England 
Talbot County MD and Descendants

Thomas, Leonard and Robert Dodson  3 Brother from Culpeper Virginia to Wayne County Kentucky

Solomon L Dotson 1816 - ca. 1900 born in Harrison County, VA

William Beal Dotson 1787 - 1875 son of John and Eleanor Howard Dotson born in MD

William and son James N Dodson of Missouri born in Missouri
William 1813 - 1879

William Dodson   1820 - 1905  Born in Montgomery, Ohio and died in Illinois - Son of William Dodson born about 1788 in VA

William Dotson born in TN, son Fountain, grandson James L & great grandson William Abraham Dotson born 4 July 1857 in Arkansas