======================================= Source: HISTORY OF WYOMING CO., NY BY: F. W. BEERS, 1880 =======================================
MATTHEW DODDS was born in Yorkshire, England, May 1st, 1843. Feb. 27th, 1873, he married HARRIET D. WARREN, of Warsaw, NY, by whom he has had two children. He came to America from Yorkshire, England, in the fall of 1865, and is one of the most successful bee keepers in western New York, keeping fifty swarms. Russell Warren, Mrs. Dodd's father, was born in Washington Co., NY, Oct. 28th, 1803, and settled in Wyoming Co., NY in 1826. Emily Thompson, afterward Mrs. Russell Warren, was also a native of Washington Co., NY. She came to Wyoming Co., NY in 1824, traveling with an ox team and consuming twenty-two days in the journey. She died March 21st, 1876. Mr. and Mrs. Warren had nine children. The latter was a member of the Methodist church thirty-five years.