Edna Porter Hodges

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

The Life 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
1833–1881
Edna Porter Hodges
1838–1900
Marriage: 13 February 1856
William Meade
1856–
George Washington Meade
1859–1944
Benjamin Y Meade
1864–
Elizabeth Orlena Mead
1862–1940
Owen Meade
1869–1961
Paralie Ann Meade
1872–1954
John A Meade
1875–1938
Eleanor Fannie Meade
1878–1910
Giles Guy Meade
1880–1971

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 February 1856
Washington, Tennessee, United States
children

(9)

    William Meade

    Male1856–Male

    Male1859–1944Male

    Elizabeth Orlena Mead

    Female1862–1940Female

    Benjamin Y Meade

    Male1864–Male

    Male1869–1961Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

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.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 24

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hodge .

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

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Sources (3)

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

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