Dodds, D. L., born August 18, 1865, resides on the farm which his father owned and occupied for many years.
Mr. Dodds was educated at Barre and Burlington, Vt., and at Poughkeepsie, N. Y. He is a successful farmer and a
dealer in produce. His father, David Dodds, came from Scotland in about 1845, and settled at North Hero, where
be soon acquired property which he prudently and successfully managed until his death. He owned about 400 acres
of land in the town, and his capacity for business led him into other pursuits, especially dealing in grain, etc.,
which also yielded him a large remuneration. He was one of the most active business men of the county. In 1857
he married Sarah J., daughter of Uriah and Mary Hazen, and they were the parents of twelve children: Mary C., born
January 2, 1858, married J. H. Sternburgh; J. Watson, born April 23A.p859, died April 14, 1880; Emma J., born January
17, 1861, married R. E. Samson; Oscar H., born June 11, 1863; David Leslie; William R., born September 5, 1867;
Helen M., born February 20, 1870; Warren C., born December 21, 1871; John born December 20, 1873; Walter W., born
October 10, 1875; Solon A., born December 13, 1877; and Clyde R., born October 23, 1879. Mrs. Dodds died April
3, 1881, in her fortieth year. He married, second, Lettie Bennett, in April, 1885. One son, Stanley S., was born
to them on March 14, 1886. Mr. Dodds died March 1, 1890, in his sixty third year.
History of Franklin and Grand Isle Counties Vermont
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y.
Grand Isle County, VT Biographies
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