Elstun Alvin Dodge1

#18960, (30 November 1905 - 14 July 1988)
Father*Thomas Dodge1 (c 1875 - b 1936)
Mother*Rose E Chambers1 (1875 - 1952)


Alice Gillen b. 1908
Birth*30 November 1905He was born on 30 November 1905.1 
18 April 1910He appeared on the census of 18 April 1910 in the household of Charles Spencer Chambers and Elizabeth E Elstun at 86 West Milwaukee Avenue, Detroit, Wayne Co., MichiganG, grand son, age 4, b. and mother b. OH, father b. MI.2 
2 April 1930He appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 at 2905 Woodburn, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OhioG.3 
Marriage*6 November 1935He married Alice Gillen on 6 November 1935 at M. E. Parsonage, Brookville, Franklin Co., IndianaG.4 
26 April 1940He and Alice Gillen appeared on the census of 26 April 1940 at 2905 Woodburn, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OhioG; nei. Otto and Margaret Chambers, fam. 282; Annie Elstun (87), fam. 285.5 
between 19 August 1943 and 27 August 1944He was between 19 August 1943 and 27 August 1944.6 
Death1 June 1952He reported the death of Rose E Chambers on 1 June 1952 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OhioG.7 
Death*14 July 1988He died on 14 July 1988 at Deaconess Hospital, Hamilton Co., OhioG, at age 82.1,8 


  1. [S16] Social Security Death Index, (Washington, D.C.: Social Security Administration), index online Ancestry.com or FamilySearch.org, Elstun A Dodge, b. 30 Nov 1905, d. Hamilton Co. 14 Jul 1988.
  2. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Charles (60), b. and mother b. KY, father b. PA, machine shop painter; Elizabeth E (60), b. and mother OH, father b. NJ [sic], 8 children, 5 living; marr. 38 yrs.
  3. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. Elston A (24), b. and parents b. OH, single, picture show manager.
  4. [S648] Indiana Marriages 1811-1959/2007/2019 (index and images), online FamilySearch.org, Film # 004185590, img. 450/681, p. 143. Elstun Alvin Dodge, b. Cincinnati OH 30 Nov 1904, son of Thomas Dodge (b. Dundee MI, dec.) and Rose Chambers (b. New Richmond OH, res. 74th & South Shore Dr., Chicago IL, housewife), salesman, res. 74th and South Shore Dr., Chicago IL; and Alice Gillen, b. Columbus OH 16 Nov 1908, dau. of Joseph Gillen (b. Ironton OH, res. Columbus OH, ret. miner) and Matti Jones (b. Ironton OH, res. Columbus OH, housewife), nurse, rs. Franklin Co. IN; both 1st marr., lic. and marr. Franklin Co. IN 6 Nov 1935, by Rev. T E Adams, M E Church, Brookville IN.
  5. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. Elstun (34), b. OH, theater manager, same house in 1935; Alice (31), b. OH, theater ticket cashier, res. Ironton OH in 1935.
  6. [S364] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010, online Ancestry.com, Elstun Dodge, b. 30 Nov 1905, d. 14 Jul 1988, SSN 271-32-9781, served in US Army 19 Aug 1942 - 27 Aug 1944. Hereinafter cited as BIRLS.
  7. [S37] Ohio Dept. of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics Certificate of Death, File No. 39206, Reg. No. 3840, Reg. Dist. 3101, Primary Reg. Dist. 3101. Rose E Dodge, b. OH 13 Mar 1873, dau. of Elizabeth Elston and Charles Chambers; div., res. 2324 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, Hamilton Co. OH; d. Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati OH, 1 Jun 1952, age 79y 2m 18d, acute cardiac dilatation; inf. Elson A Dodge; bur. 4 Jun 1952, Green Mound Cemetery, New Richmond OH. Viewed at FamilySearch.com, Ohio Deaths 1908-1953 > 1952 > 38201-410000 > img. 1100/3083.
  8. [S401] Ohio Deaths 1908-1932, 1938-2007, online Ancestry.com, Elstun A Dodge, SSN 271-32-9781, real estate industry, wid., d. 14 Jul 1988, age 82, Deacom=ness Hospital, Cincinnati OH; death cert. 052801.