William Cason Hodges Jr

Brief Life History of William Cason

When William Cason Hodges Jr was born about 1805, in Tennessee, United States, his father, William Cayson Hodges Sr, was 28 and his mother, Keziah Roberson George, was 27. He married Nancy Davis in 1830, in McNairy, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in McNairy, McNairy, Tennessee, United States in 1850. He died in 1860, at the age of 56, and was buried in Pilot Point, Denton, Texas, United States.

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William Cason Hodges Jr
Nancy Davis
Marriage: 1830
Albert James Hodges
Morgan Hodges
Hank Hodges
Mary Elizabeth Hodges
Thomas Joe Hodges
Frank Hodges
Amanda T Hodges
Harriett Jane Hodges
Elizabeth G Hodges
Nancy D Hodges

Sources (4)

  • William Hodges, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Cason Hodges Jr -
  • William Heodges, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (8)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.


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

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

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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