Martha A. Hodson

1847–1915 (Age 68)
Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States

The Life of Martha A.

When Martha A. Hodson was born in 1847, in Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States, her father, Isaiah Hodson, was 44 and her mother, Mary Atwell, was 41. She married Samuel Hicks on 16 July 1866, in New Columbus, Adams Township, Madison, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Union Township, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died in 1915, in Adams Township, Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Gilmore Cemetery, Adams Township, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Hicks
Martha A. Hodson
Marriage: 16 July 1866
Emma Lorena Hicks
Anna May Hicks
Elmer Lawrence Hicks
Oscar O Hicks
Mary S Hicks

Spouse and Children

    Samuel Hicks



16 July 1866
New Columbus, Adams Township, Madison, Indiana, United States


    Emma Lorena Hicks


    Anna May Hicks


    Elmer Lawrence Hicks


    Oscar O Hicks


    Mary S Hicks


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 4

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire and Staffordshire): patronymic from Hodge .

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

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Story Highlight

Samuel Hicks Jr. and Martha A. Hodson History

Transcription of "Man about Town: Samuel Hicks Family Came to Ovid in 1838," Originally published 2 Sep 1970, by Gene Bock, in the Anderson Daily Bulletin. "After a few false starts and some wander …

Sources (3)

  • Martha A Hicks in household of Samuel Hicks, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha A Hadsan in household of Isaiah Hadsan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha A Hicks, "United States Census, 1910"

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