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Sheffield Phelps

Sheffield Phelps

called "Ted" by his college friends, a nickname that was passed to one of his two namesake grandsons

Born: July 24, 1864 in New Haven, CT

Father: William Walter Phelps


Mother: Ellen Maria Sheffield


Married: Claudia Wright Lea


June 01, 1892, Wilmington, DE

Occupation: Journalist


  1. William Walter
  2. Claudia Lea
  3. Eleanor Sheffield


Wedding Announcement

Col. Phelps Houseboat Launched

Land Patents

Published Biographies


Died: December 9, 1902 in Aiken, SC



On The Matter Of His Will

Phelps Family of America

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