George Mitchell Hedge

30 May 1816–31 July 1888 (Age 72)
Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa, United States

The Life of George Mitchell

When George Mitchell Hedge was born on 30 May 1816, his father, Aaron Hedges, was 25 and his mother, Sarah DeWitt, was 20. He married Belinda Atkinson on 6 November 1839, in Coshocton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Oxford Township, Coshocton, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Eddyville, Mahaska, Iowa, United States in 1870. He died on 31 July 1888, in Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa, United States.

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George Mitchell Hedge
Belinda Atkinson
Marriage: 6 November 1839
Sarah Hedge
Napoleon Hedge
Anderson Hedge
Aaron G. Hedge
Sarah Ann Hedge
Manoah Hedge
Isabella Hedge
Porter Hedge
Isabella Hedge
Teresa Hedge
Violet Hedge
Oliver Perry Hedge
Robert Hedge
Violette Hedge

Spouse and Children

6 November 1839
Coshocton, Ohio, United States


    Sarah Hedge


    Napoleon Hedge


    Anderson Hedge


    Aaron G. Hedge


    Sarah Ann Hedge


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 4

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.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 20

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a hedge, Middle English hegg(e). In the early Middle Ages, hedges were not merely dividers between fields, but had an important defensive function when planted around a settlement or enclosure.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George M Hedge, "United States Census, 1850"
  • G M Hedge, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George Hedge, "United States Census, 1860"

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