Joseph Hodgson

13 August 1773–11 June 1855 (Age 81)
Guilford College, Guilford, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Hodgson was born on 13 August 1773, in Guilford College, Guilford, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, John Hodgson, was 42 and his mother, Mary Mills, was 41. He married Ann Wilson on 28 July 1794, in Springfield MM, Guilford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Center Township, Hendricks, Indiana, United States in 1850. He died on 11 June 1855, in Hendricks, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mill Creek Friends Cemetery, Danville, Center Township, Hendricks, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Hodgson
1773–1855
Ann Wilson
1772–1855
Marriage: 28 July 1794
Eli Hodgson
1795–
Elizabeth Hodgson
1796–1860
Amy Hodgson
1797–
Abigail Hodgson
1799–
Sarah Hodson
1800–
Mary Emily Hodgson
1803–1865

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 July 1794
Springfield MM, Guilford, North Carolina, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1774 · Edenton Tea Party

Age 1

On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.
1776

Age 3

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 27

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English (northern): patronymic from Hodge .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Hodson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joseph C Hodson in entry for Sarah Osborn, "Indiana, Church Records, 1743-1966"
  • Joseph Hodson in entry for Sarah Osborn, "Indiana, Church Records, 1743-1966"

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