Nathaniel Hodges

12 August 1787–25 March 1869 (Age 81)
Monkton, Addison, Vermont, United States

The Life of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel Hodges was born on 12 August 1787, his father, Ezekiel Hodges Jun, was 35 and his mother, Mercy Foster, was 32. He married Clarissa Phelps on 16 December 1813, in South Hero, Grand Isle, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Milton, Chittenden, Vermont, United States in 1850. He died on 25 March 1869, in Shelby, Ohio, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Shelby, Richland, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Hodges
1787–1869
Clarissa Phelps
1793–1883
Marriage: 16 December 1813
Sophia Hodges
1814–1850
Child Hodges
1822–
Laura Ann Hodge Sr.
1824–
Caroline Hodge
1826–
Phelps Hodge
1829–
Minnie Amanda Hodges
1835–1920
Homer Phelps Hodge
1835–
Orphia Hodge
1816–1873
Caroline Romaine Hodges
1818–1847
Julia Hodges
1820–1820
Cornelia Hodge
1827–1916
Henry Clay Hodges
1828–1919
Charles Carroll Hodges
1830–1901
Captain William Romaine Hodges
1840–1921

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 December 1813
South Hero, Grand Isle, Vermont, United States
children

(14)

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 4

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1812

Age 25

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hodge .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nathaniel Hodges, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nathaniel Hodges in entry for Julia Hodges, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Ebenezer Hodges, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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