Edna Porter Hodges

31 January 1838–8 April 1900 (Age 62)
Winside, Wayne, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Edna Porter

When Edna Porter Hodges was born on 31 January 1838, her father, Macaijah Hodges, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Gray, was 38. She married John Mahlon Meade on 13 February 1856, in Washington, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Washington, Tennessee, United States in 1850. She died on 8 April 1900, in Winside, Wayne, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Beloit, Mitchell, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Mahlon Meade
Edna Porter Hodges
Marriage: 13 February 1856
William Meade
about 1856–
George Washington Meade
Benjamin Y Meade
about 1864–
Elizabeth Orlena Mead
Owen Meade
Paralie Ann Meade
John A Meade
Eleanor Fannie Meade
Giles Guy Meade

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 February 1856Washington, Tennessee, United States
  • Children


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    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 8
    Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Sources (20)

    • Edna P Hodges in household of Michael Hodges, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Edna P Hodges, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Edna P Meade in household of John M Meade, "United States Census, 1880"

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