Anson Green Phelps

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Anson Greene Phelps

Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT, USA
Death: November 30, 1853 (72)
New York City, New York, USA
Place of Burial: Manhatten, NY County, NY
Immediate Family:

Son of Lt. Thomas Phelps and Dorothy Lamb Phelps (Woodbridge)
Husband of Olivia Olcott Phelps
Father of Elizabeth Woodbridge Phelps; Melissa Dodge; Caroline Olivia Stokes; Anson Green Phelps, Jr.; Lydia Ann Phelps and 1 other
Brother of Thomas Woodbridge Phelps

Occupation: Founder Phelps Dodge Mining Corporation
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About Anson Green Phelps

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...Anson Greene Phelps (March 24 1781 – November 30 1853) was a co-founder of mining company Phelps Dodge, which he founded in 1833 along with his son-in-law William E. Dodge..."

"...Born in Simsbury, Connecticut in 1781, his mother died when he was 12 years old, after which he was raised in the house of the minister of Simsbury. He was descended from the early American Colonial Governors Thomas Dudley, John Haynes and George Wyllys. On 13 October 1799, he chose Thomas Woodbridge Phelps as his guardian..."

"...Anson married Olivia Egleston, daughter of Elihu and Elizabeth Egleston, on 26 October 1806. He and Olivia had nine children: Elizabeth, Melissa, Caroline Olivia (died in infancy), and Caroline, all born in Hartford, Connecticut; and Harriett, Anson Green Jr., Olivia Egleston, and Lydia Ann, all born in New York City. His grandsons included Anson Phelps Stokes and William Earl Dodge Stokes, and a great-grandson, a well-known philanthropist also named Anson Phelps Stokes..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Anson Greene Phelps', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 23 November 2010, 14:18 UTC, <> [accessed 28 January 2011]

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Anson Green Phelps's Timeline

March 24, 1781
Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT, USA
August 22, 1807
Age 26
Hartford, CT, United States
March 3, 1809
Age 27
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
November 30, 1812
Age 31
Hartford, Hartford Co., CT, USA
January 5, 1821
Age 39
New York, NY, United States
November 30, 1853
Age 72
New York City, New York, USA
New York, NY, United States
Manhatten, NY County, NY