Eula Hodges

9 June 1874–28 November 1958 (Age 84)
Steele, St. Clair, Alabama, United States

The Life of Eula

When Eula Hodges was born on 9 June 1874, in Steele, St. Clair, Alabama, United States, her father, William Terry Hodges, was 30 and her mother, Susan Leona Allena Beason, was 25. She married Samuel Harrison Simpson on 23 August 1899, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States for about 25 years and Election Precinct 20, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 28 November 1958, in Kenilworth, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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Samuel Harrison Simpson
Eula Hodges
Marriage: 23 August 1899
Mary Leone Simpson
Margaret Terry Simpson

Spouse and Children

    Samuel Harrison Simpson



23 August 1899
Jefferson, Alabama, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified

Age 1

A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hodge .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eula Simpson in household of Samuel Simpson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eula Simpson in household of Sam Simpson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eula Simpson in household of Sam Simpson, "United States Census, 1930"

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