Dodge/Balch Cemetery
Colburn Road, New Boston, New Hampshire
(430'6"N, 7144'48"W)
See this location on a Topozone map here - Look for the little red cross

This little cemetery is up on a hill above the road, and easy to miss - look for the white gate.
These photos of all the visible named stones were taken May 2003.
Large, hi-res photos are available, contact: cagenjo@optonline.net


Read Frances Ellingwood's article about this cemetery
(More information coming soon)
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Looking up from the road
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Top of the hill
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Inside the cemetery
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Rachel (Newell) &
Ephraim Colburn
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Ephraim Colburn
1777-1855
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Horace Colburn
1816
David Colburn
Rebecca (Richards)
& David Colburn
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Sarah (Gilbert) &
Willard Colburn
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Margie, Mary
& Hannah
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Ruth (Woodbury) Dodge
1755-1832
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Nehemiah Dodge
1753-1825
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Footstones
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Lydia Dodge
1784-1836
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Rebecca Dodge
1784-1822
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Dimon Dodge
1778-1840
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Anne (Wilson) Dodge
1791-1862
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Francis & Sarah
Dodge
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Deborah (Kenniston)
Balch
1775-1827
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John Balch
1779-1822
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Deborah & John Balch
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George, Sarah &
John Dunlap
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Abigail
1802-1826
w/o A.W. Tewksbury
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Rebecca (Balch)
12/19/1796 - 9/22/1896
& Ezra Dodge
8/9/1790-2/3/1853
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Sarah (Dodge) Balch
1752-3/16/1822
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Sarah & Robert Balch
m. 11/28/1769
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Robert Balch
7/28/1743 - 3/4/1830
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New Hampshire Old Graveyards Association
Here is the information I have gathered from the stones so far.
To see photo reference numbers, rest cursor on thumbnail photo,
then scroll down to related text below.

Information within parentheses is from other resources, NOT the gravestones.


Dodge and Tewksbury Row
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Nehemiah Dodge died Jan 29, 1825  AE 72 years
(b. Aug. 13, 1753 - son of Robert & Lydia) 

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Mrs. Ruth (Woodbury) wife of Nehemiah Dodge
died Aug. 18, 1832 AE 77 years
(b. Aug. 18, 1832) 

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Miss Lydia, daughter of Nehemiah Dodge
died Jan. 4, 1836  AE 52 years

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Miss Rebecca, daughter of Nehemiah & Ruth Dodge 
died July 22, 1822 AE 38 years

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Dimon Dodge died Jan. 19, 1840
(b. Nov. 10, 1778 - son of Nehemiah & Ruth)

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Anne Wilson wife of Dimon Dodge 
died Aug. 29, 1862  AE 71 years
(b. Jan 27, 1791, m. May 11, 1811)

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Abigail (Balch) wife of A(mos) W(ood) Tewksbury,
died Oct. 27, 1826 AE 24
Nehemiah D. AE 4 mos.
Abigail died Mar. 2, 1827 aged 10 mos.
Children of A.W. & A. Tewksbury
Colburn Row
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David Colburn
Continental Line Rev War
1747-1820
Rebecca Richards
1751

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Rachel (Newell) wife of Ephraim Colburn died Mar. 8, 1866
AE 79yrs. 8mos. 13 days

Ephraim Colburn died May 19, 1855  AE 78 yrs.

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Horace Colburn died Sept. 16, 1816 AE 11mos. 18ds.

p5170230
Willard Colburn died Aug. 26, 1879 AE. 72ys. 7ms. 6ds.
Sarah Gilbert his wife died Dec. 12, 1885 AE 76ys. 7ms. 4ds.
Colburn

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Hannah, Mary & Margie
(They are the children of Willard & Sarah Gilbert Colburn)

Balch, Dodge and Dunlap Row
p5170247
Robert Balch died Augt. 3, 1830  AE 85

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Sarah wife of Robert Balch Died Mar. 16, 1822
AE 69y. 8m. 7d.

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Mr. John Balch died June 20, 1822 AE 43 yrs.

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Mrs. Deborah (Kenniston) wife of John Balch
died June 18, 1827 AE 52 yrs

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Rebecca B(alch) wife of Ezra Dodge died Sept. 22, 1878 
AE 81 yrs. 9ms. 3ds. (b. Dec. 19, 1796)

Ezra Dodge died Feb. 3, 1853 AE 63
(b. Aug. 9, 1790)
(This stone was found on Aug. 14, 1987
buried under decayed leaves and creeping vines)

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Francis Dodge died Nov. 19, 1846 AE 85
Sarah his wife died June 17, 1831 AE 65

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Geo. W. Dunlap died June 30, 1859 AE 63 ys. 4ms. 23ds.
Sarah H.(Balch) his wife Jan. 20, 1834 AE 34yrs. 2mos.
John A. their son died Jan. 23, 1853 AE 20yrs. 6mos. 19ds.
Former burials at this site
The body of Harriet W. Morgan was removed Mar. 30, 1880 to Lot #46,
New Boston Village Cemetery.  The bodies of Deacon Livermore Langdell,
his wife Fannie, and his son Niles were removed May 14, 1883 to Lot #17,
3rd survey, New Boston Village Cemetery.


Other cemetery pages are available here and some other Dodge family burials are listed here

Page revised December 16, 2003 & January 9, 2004
Special thanks to Frances Ellingwood for new information about these burials.
She has generously shared her memories and her records.
Read her article about this cemetery
More details will be published here soon


Page was also revised November 15, 2003
(thanks to Norman Dodge of Seattle, WA for input)
All corrections and new information are welcome.
Page originally created on June 6, 2003