Asa Hodges Sr.

Brief Life History of Asa

When Asa Hodges Sr. was born about 1774, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, his father, Isham Hodges Sr, was 45 and his mother, Nancy Judith Hill, was 39. He married Chloe Marcum in 1796, in Franklin County, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 28 October 1823, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 50.

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Asa Hodges Sr.
Chloe Marcum
Marriage: 1796
Josiah Hodges
Isaiah Hodges
Elizabeth Hodges
Phoebe Hodges
Frances Hodges
Isham Hodges
Asa Hodges Jr.

Sources (10)

  • Asa Hodges, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Will books, 1777-1867; general indexes, 1777-1949
  • Asa Hodges, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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Name Meaning

English: variant of Hodge with genitival or post-medieval -s. Occasionally, however, the name may be topographic for a person who lived or worked at the house of someone named Hodge or Roger.

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

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