Diana Hodgson

Nevada, Mercer, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Diana

Diana Hodgson was born in 1810, in Nevada, Mercer, Kentucky, United States. She married William Petty on 6 August 1833, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Guilford, Guilford, North Carolina, United States in 1850. She died in Guilford, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Petty
Diana Hodgson
Marriage: 6 August 1833
Lydia Petty
Henry Petty
George Watson Petty
Elias Petty
Louisa Petty
James Andrew Petty
Amanda Petty
Rebecca Petty
Thomas C Petty
Rebeca Emiline Petty

Spouse and Children

6 August 1833
Guilford, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 20

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Age 36

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (northern): patronymic from Hodge .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Diana Petty in household of William Petty, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Diannah Hodgin, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Diannah Petty in entry for Francis S. Davis and Lydia Petty, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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