Biographical Sketch of Lucius Bradley Dodge
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Dodge, Lucius Bradley, Weybridge, was born in Weybridge, Addison county, Vt., on February 26, 1839. His parents were J. R. and Vesta (White) Dodge. J. R. Dodge was born in Weybridge, Vt., on February 12, 1808, and upon reaching manhood, in company with his brother, purchased the farms now owned by L. B. D. and Daniel Wilkins. After his marriage he settled on a portion of this place and remained there the remainder of his days. He had two children — one son and a daughter, Martha F. (now Mrs. Henry B. Jacobs) and L. B. D. He was selectman for several years, and also a justice of the peace. He died on December 30, 1883. His wife died in May, 1877. Lucius Bradley Dodge was educated in the common and select schools in Weybridge, Vt.; was married on December 24, 1861, to Martha A. Wright, a daughter of Caleb Wright, a well-known resident of New Haven, Vt. They have three sons — Charles Wright (born January 31,1867), Albert Grant (February 21, 1869), and John E. Rice (born June 18, 1871). The two younger children are pupils at the Weybridge select school. He was selectman of the town for four consecutive years; was first selectman of the town in 1884. He is a successful farmer and fine-wool sheep and stock raiser, owns 270 acres, and occupies a residence which was built by J. R. and Sardis Dodge some fifty-five or more years ago.