Florence Oellah Hodge

4 March 1884–
Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Florence Oellah

When Florence Oellah Hodge was born on 4 March 1884, in Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Hodge, was 47 and her mother, Anna Louisa Beers, was 32. She married John Calvin Richmond Wilson on 8 April 1908, in Sunbury, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Gamble Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and South Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930.

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Family Time Line

John Calvin Richmond Wilson
Florence Oellah Hodge
Marriage: 8 April 1908
John C Wilson Jr.
Anna Wilson

Spouse and Children

8 April 1908
Sunbury, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States


    John C Wilson Jr.


    Anna Wilson


Parents and Siblings

    William Hodge


    Anna Louisa Beers




    Edward George Hodge



    Anna B Hodge


    Sarah MacBeth Hodge


    Susan W Hodge


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 21

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 32

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English:1. from the medieval personal name Hodge, a short form of Roger . (For the change of initial, compare Hick .) 2. nickname from Middle English hodge ‘hog’, which occurs as a dialect variant of hogge, for example in Cheshire place names.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Wilson in household of John C Wilson Sr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence O Wilson in household of John C Wilson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence Hodge in household of Wm Hodge, "United States Census, 1900"

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