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Dorothy Goddard

Female 1758 - 1845  (87 years)


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  • Name Dorothy Goddard 
    Nickname Dolly 
    Born 29 Jan 1758  Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • Mayo (1965) gives her birth date as 15 January 1758.
    Gender Female 
    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, North Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    • Benjamin Mayo Esq.
      Died
      May 2, 1797
      Aet 47
      Dolly Mayo
      His wife
      Died
      June 7, 1845
      t 88

      In the same plot is the following stone:
      Infant died March 18, 1789
      Dolly
      Died April 20, 1793
      Aet 12 yrs
      Roxy died 1795
      4 yrs
      Children of Benj. &
      Dolly Mayo
      Suffer little children to come unto me
      And forbid them not
    Person ID I291  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2018 

    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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 28 Nov 1748  Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 8, 9, 10
    • Bond (1860) gives Lois as a child of this family. This is in error, as Lois Stevens was married in 1762.
    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
    Marriage License 1 Nov 1773  Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Mayo,   b. 24 Nov 1774, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1824, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)  [Birth]
     2. Nathan Mayo,   b. 8 Mar 1777, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1814, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)  [Birth]
     3. Calvin Mayo,   b. 18 Oct 1778, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1845, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [Birth]
     4. Dolly Mayo,   b. 19 Feb 1781, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1793, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Stephen Mayo,   b. 2 Feb 1783, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1871, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [Birth]
     6. Esther Mayo,   b. 18 Apr 1785, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1813  (Age 28 years)  [Birth]
     7. Lucena Mayo,   b. 16 May 1787, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1879, Bunker Hill, Macoupin County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [Birth]
     8. baby boy Mayo,   b. 7 Mar 1789, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1789, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     9. Roxana Mayo,   b. 9 Dec 1791, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1795, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)  [Birth]
     10. Dolly Mayo,   b. 7 Jul 1793, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1860, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [Birth]
     11. William Mayo,   b. 20 Jul 1795, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1857, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [Birth]
     12. Roxana Mayo,   b. 21 Jun 1797, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1855, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jan 1758 - Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - 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." - 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 MapsDied - 7 Jun 1845 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - North Orange Cemetery, North 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).

    9. [S1042] Morse, Abner. A Register of the Descendants of Several Ancient Puritans volume II, (Boston: H.W. Dutton & Son, 1859).

    10. [S1041] Hapgood, Warren. The Hapgood Family Descendants of Shadrach 1656-1898 , (Boston: Warren Hapgood, 1898).