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Dorothy "Dolly" Goddard

Female 1758 - 1845  (87 years)


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  • Name Dorothy Goddard 
    Born 29 Jan 1758  Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    History 1773  North Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    She being but 16 years when married, her father, Nathan, built her a large home, which became the "Mayo Tavern." After her husband's death, she maintained the tavern. The following was written in the History of North Orange: "Aunt Dolly was noted for her parties and good cooking. The story is told that at one time a party of soldiers passed through the place and stopped at the house for food. Aunt Dolly had a sheep killed, dressed and cooked for them in short order - they then went on their way.
    Mayo Tavern
    Mayo Tavern
    Died 7 Jun 1845  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Buried North Orange Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Siblings 5 Siblings 
    Person ID I291  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2022 

    Father Nathan Goddard,   b. 18 Jan 1725, Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1806, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Dorothy Stevens,   b. 1718, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1808, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1748  Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage Nathan was 23 years - Dorothy was est 30 years. (Were Married 57 years). 
    Family ID F322  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Benjamin Mayo,   b. 11 Dec 1750, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1797, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 1773  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    Age at Marriage Dorothy was est 14 years - Benjamin was est 22 years. (Were Married est 24 years). 
    Marriage License 1 Nov 1773  Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 12 children 
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jan 1758 - Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - 1773 - North Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1773 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage License - 1 Nov 1773 - Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Benjamin Mayo - 24 Nov 1774 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Nathan Mayo - 8 Mar 1777 - Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Calvin Mayo - 18 Oct 1778 - Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Dolly Mayo - 19 Feb 1781 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Stephen Mayo - 2 Feb 1783 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Esther Mayo - 18 Apr 1785 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Lucena Mayo - 16 May 1787 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - baby boy Mayo - 7 Mar 1789 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Roxana Mayo - 9 Dec 1791 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Dolly Mayo - 7 Jul 1793 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - William Mayo - 20 Jul 1795 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Roxana Mayo - 21 Jun 1797 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jun 1845 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - North Orange Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1037] Holman, Mary Lovering. The Stevens Miller Ancestry , (Concord, New Hampshire: Rumford Press, 1948).

    2. [S232] Systematic History Fund. Vital Records of Petersham, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849, (Worcester, Massachusetts: Franklin P. Rice, 1904).

    3. [S454] Mayo, Chester Garst. John Mayo of Roxbury, Massachusetts 1630-1688 A Genealogical and Biographical Record of His Descendants, (Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1965).

    4. [S1054] Coolidge, Ruth M. Goddard Genealogy , (Brookline, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1983).

    5. [S466] Ward, Martha E. History of North Orange, Massachusetts, (Orange, Massachusetts: North Orange Reunion Association & Enterprise and Journal, 1924).

    6. [S459] Eldredg, Ruth DeFonda, compiler. Transcription of Early Handwritten Records of Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts volume 2, (Wheat Ridge, Colorado: Search and Reserach Publishing Corp, 2001).

    7. [S460] Fiske, Arthur D. Cemetery Records of Orange, Franklin Co., Mass., (Seattle, Washington: Seattle Genealogical Society, 1963).

    8. [S463] Bond, Henry. Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts including Waltham and Weston, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860).