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Milton Hale Dodge (b. June 30, 1877, d. March 2, 1938)Milton Hale Dodge (son of Owen Livergood Dodge and Nancy Ann Bowman) was born June 30, 1877 in Gaines, Michigan, and died March 2, 1938 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.He married Myrtella Pemberton on February 17, 1901 in Pasadena, California, daughter of Robert Pemberton and Sarah Jane Adams.
Notes for Milton Hale Dodge:
At the age of 24 years he decided to give up school teaching and to accept a good position in the business of his cousins, Otto and William Thum in Grand Rapids.It seemed a good idea to him to do a bit of travel before beginning the new job, and to see some cousins in California, also Thums, living in Pasadena.While there his cousin Margaret Thum "trotted out some cute girls in the neighborhood for hale to date:.He first dated Jeanette Pemberton, but then he saw Jeanette's younger sister Myrtella, then not yet 18 years old, and decided that was the girl for him.He asked her for a date which she refused, thinking she would be cutting out her older sister, until Jeanette said she was not that interested in the Dodge boy from Michigan.Myrtella then had some dates with the Dodge boy; he told her about his fine new hob in Michigan and asked her to marry him.After talking it over with her parents, she consented.They were married in Pasadena 17 Feb 1901 and the couple went to Michigan to live.
More info on page 147 of House of Benjamin
More About Milton Hale Dodge and Myrtella Pemberton:
Marriage: February 17, 1901, Pasadena, California.
Children of Milton Hale Dodge and Myrtella Pemberton are:
- +Gladys Myrtella Dodge, b. March 11, 1902, Gaines, Michigan.
- +Edna Jeanette Dodge, b. April 18, 1906, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
- Ruth Evelyn Dodge, b. August 30, 1909.