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William Earl Dodge / Melissa Phelps


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William Earl Dodge / Melissa Phelps

Husband: William Earl Dodge
Born: 4 Sep 1805at: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Married: 24 Jun 1828at: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 9 Feb 1883at: New York City, New York, USA
Father: David Low Dodge
Mother: Sarah Cleveland
Notes: [13027]
Sources: [13028]
Wife: Melissa Phelps
Born: 3 Mar 1809at: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: at:
Father: Anson Green Phelps
Mother: Oliva Egleston
Sources: [13009]
Children
Name: William Earl Dodge Jr. [13029]
Born: 15 Feb 1832at: New York City, New York, USA
Married: at:  
Died: at:
Spouses: Sarah Hoadley Tappan

Name: Anson G. Phelps Dodge [13031]
Born: 25 Aug 1834at: New York City, New York, USA
Married: at:  
Died: at:
Spouses: Rebecca Wainwright Grew

Name: David Stuart Dodge [13032] [13033]
Born: 22 Sep 1836at: New York City, New York, USA
Married: at:  
Died: 1899at:
Spouses: Ellen A. Phelps

Name: Sarah Olivia Dodge [13034]
Born: 17 Apr 1839at: New York City, New York, USA
Died: at:
Spouses:

Name: Charles Cleveland Dodge [13035]
Born: 16 Sep 1841at: New York City, New York, USA
Died: at:
Spouses:

Name: Melissa Phelps Dodge [13036]
Born: 21 Dec 1844at: New York City, New York, USA
Died: at:
Spouses:

Name: Norma White Dodge [13037]
Born: 24 Nov 1846at: New York City, New York, USA
Died: at:
Spouses:

Name: George Eggleston Dodge [13038]
Born: 1 Dec 1849at: New York City, New York, USA
Died: at:
Spouses:

Name: Arthur Murray Dodge [13039]
Born: 28 Oct 1852at: New York City, New York, USA
Died: at:
Spouses:


Pedigree Chart for: William Earl Dodge

      /--
   /--
   |  \--
/--David Low  Dodge 
|  |  /--
|  \--
|     \--
|--William Earl  Dodge 
|     /--
|  /--
|  |  \--
\--Sarah  Cleveland 
   |  /--
   \--
      \--

Pedigree Chart for: Melissa Phelps

      /--Thomas  Phelps 
   /--Thomas  Phelps 
   |  \--Margaret  Watson 
/--Anson Green  Phelps 
|  |  /--Haynes  Woodbridge 
|  \--Dorothy Lamb  Woodbridge 
|     \--Elizabeth  Griswold 
|--Melissa  Phelps 
|     /--Ebenezer  Egleston 
|  /--Elihu  Egleston 
|  |  \--
\--Oliva  Egleston 
   |  /--Ebenezer  Egleston 
   \--
      \--

[13027] Upon the death of his father-in-law, became the head and manager of Phelps, Dodge & Co. William Earl Dodge was a merchant and reformer who helped organize the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA). Dodge was a Republican representative in Congress from New York City and the president of the National Temperance Society from 1865 until his death. William Earl Dodge was nicknamed the "Christian merchant" for having contributed "to every free evangelical church to every religious and benevolent movement started in New York City between the years 1830 to 1880." A statue of William Earl Dodge by John Quincy Adams Ward was erected in 1885 in Herald Square, in the triangle formed by Broadway, 6th Avenue and West 35th Street. In 1941 the statue was moved to Bryant Park. along the park path on the north side of the park near West 42nd Street.

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