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Dodd Family Cemetery
Saint Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota

118 North Minnesota Ave
St. Peter, MN 56082

Traverse Twp, T110N R26W Sec 16
Lat: 44 19' 35"N, Lon: 93 57' 19"W

Contributed by David McGuire, Jan 29, 2003 [dm5589@aol.com] Total records = 4.

The burial site is behind the Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion on Minnesota Ave just north of the intersection with Broadway Ave, in Saint Peter, west side of street.

The Dodd graves are the only burials located near St. Peter's main business district. A single flat stone marks the gravesite, a small stone was added after 1922.

Captain Dodd donated the land for the church c.1854. When he died he was buried on the church grounds, later joined by his wife and two children.

References: Bob Wettergren, parish historian and members of the Dodd family.

Dodd, Captain William Bigelow, b. 1816 East Bloomfield, N.J., d. 1862 New Ulm MN, in Dakota Conflict of 1862, s/o Abiathar and Mary (Bigelow) Dodd, founder of city of St Peter 1853
Dodd, Harriet Newell (Jones), b. 1835 Cabot VT, d. 1863, w/o Captain William B. Dodd
Dodd, Harriet Virginia, b. 1856, d. 1856, age 3mo, d/o Capt. and Mrs. Dodd Dodd, Willis Gorman, b. 1855, d. 1922, s/o Captain and Mrs. Dodd, ashes buried under a small stone above the large old stone.

 

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