Stokes family genealogical research papers, 1709-1960.


Stokes family genealogical research papers, 1709-1960.

The Stokes Family Genealogical Research Papers consist of genealogical research materials compiled and collected by Anson Phelps Stokes, author of the Stokes Records (1910), and his daughter, Helen Phelps Stokes on the Phelps and Stokes families, who were primarily bankers and merchants in New England and New York in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Materials in the collection include correspondence, manuscripts of genealogical works, family trees, genealogical pamphlets, notes, numerous copies and a small number of original family documents. Highlights include correspondence (1843-1847) of Anson Greene Phelps and his daughters, Caroline Phelps Stokes and Elizabeth Phelps James and an 1867 safe conduct for James Stokes signed by William H. Seward.

5.88 linear feet (14 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 7965414

New York Public Library System, NYPL

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Anson Greene Phelps (1781-1853) was a New York merchant, a member of the New York Young Men's Bible Society, a descendant of Massachusetts Bay Colony Governor Thomas Dudley and the founder of the Phelps, Dodge & Co. import-export business. He took three sons-in-law into the business, William Earl Dodge (the son of Phelps' business partner, David Low Dodge), Daniel James, and James Stokes (the son of British-born merchant Thomas Stokes, who was also in business with Phelps). Alth...

Stokes, William E. D. (person)

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