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Clelland Finley DODDS

Male 1826 - 1894  (67 years)


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  • Name Clelland Finley DODDS 
    Born 27 Sep 1826  Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Jul 1894 
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    • 1850 Census: Indiana: Monroe: Bloomington, p. 226:
      Cleland F. Dodds, 26, merchant, $3000, born in IN.

      Counties of Morgan, Monroe and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical.
      Charles Blanchard, Editor. Chicago:F. A. Battey & Co., Publishers, 1884.
      MONROE COUNTY, INDIANA
      BLOOMINGTON TOWNSHIP AND CITY
      PAGE 560
      CLELLAND F. DODDS was born September 27, 1826, in Monroe County, Ind. His parents, Samuel and Rachel (Rheinhart)Dodds, natives of Kentucky, came to Monroe County in 1819, and lived on the old homestead one mile south of Bloomington, where the fafather died in September, 1834. The mother died in November, 1851. The subject of this sketch is the sixth son and youngest child in family. He was reared at home, where he received a good common school education. When twenty-one years of age, hhe removed to Bloomington, and formed a partnership with A. Helton in the dry goods business, continuing about two years. In 1857, he began farming on the old farm, where he remained for ten years. In 1869, he opened an insurance and real estatate office in connection with farming implements. He is still in the insurance business for the Hartford Fire Insurance Company, and also the Phoenix of Brooklyn. In 1865, he was elected County Commissioner, serving for three years. He served for two years as Trustee of Perry Township. On March 20, 1878, he was elected Mayor, to fill the unexpired term of C. W. Henderson (first Mayor of Bloomington), and reelected in 1879, also in 1881, and again in 1883, which office he at present holds, faithful in the discharge of its duties. He is a member of the I. O. O. F. He was married July 31,1851, to Mary E. Orchard, of Monore County. They have twelve children--Mary C., Samuel C., Henry A., Ella B., Andrew J., William J., Claudius M., Cora L., Cornelius F., Carrie C., Mattie M. and Flora. Politically, he is a Republican, and he and wife are members of the PresbyterianChurch.
    Person ID I1461  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2020 

    Father Samuel Finley DODDS,   b. 11 Mar 1783, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1831, Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Rachael Josephine RINEHART,   b. 13 Jan 1785, Lincoln Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1851  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1804  Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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