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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Family Time Line

George Mitchell Hedge
1816–1888
Belinda Atkinson
1816–1894
Marriage: 6 November 1839
Sarah Hedge
1840–
Napoleon Hedge
1840–1847
Anderson Hedge
1841–1895
Aaron G. Hedge
1843–1865
Sarah Ann Hedge
1844–1921
Manoah Hedge
1846–1916
Isabella Hedge
1846–
Porter Hedge
1848–1903
Isabella Hedge
1850–1916
Teresa Hedge
1851–1855
Violet Hedge
1852–
Oliver Perry Hedge
1853–1924
Robert Hedge
1854–1855
Violette Hedge
1856–1909

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 November 1839
Coshocton, Ohio, United States
children

(14)

    Sarah Hedge

    Female1840–Female

    Napoleon Hedge

    Male1840–1847Male

    Anderson Hedge

    Male1841–1895Male

    Aaron G. Hedge

    Male1843–1865Male

    Sarah Ann Hedge

    Female1844–1921Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

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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