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Elizabeth Browne (Riggs) Dod (abt. 1681 - abt. 1747)

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Elizabeth Browne Dod formerly Riggs
Born about in Newark, Essex County, New Jerseymap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Newark, New Jerseymap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Orange, Newark, Essex, New Jerseymap
Profile last modified | Created 8 Jun 2013 | Last significant change: 10 Aug 2019
17:54: Ellen Gustafson edited the Biography for Elizabeth Browne (Riggs) Dod (abt.1681-abt.1747). [Thank Ellen for this]
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Elizabeth Browne Riggs was born in 1681 in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, the daughter of Joseph Riggs b. 1742 Milford, CT and Hanna Browne b. 1658 Milford, CT. The Riggs family moved to New Jersey before 1668.

The Dod family changed the spelling of their surname to Dodd sometime around 1725 in New Jersey. They lived in the area now known as East Orange, New Jersey (2 miles west of Newark) which became known as "Doddtown."


Elizabeth Browne Riggs married Daniel Dod on 17 Jun 1702 in Newark, New Jersey, USA[1]

This marriage produced four known children (all born in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey:

  1. Stephen Dod b. 1703
  2. Phebe Dod b. abt 1704
  3. John Dod b. 1711
  4. Timothy Dod b. abt 1715.


  1. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Yates Publishing Source number: 639.000; Submitter Code: MLC. Note: Birth date: 1679 Birth place: Marriage date: 1702 Marriage place: APID: 1,7836::344763
  • Dodd, Allison, Folsom, Joseph. Genealogy and history of the Daniel Dod family in America, l646-1940, 1940, Bloomfield.

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