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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Nathaniel Hodges
Clarissa Phelps
Marriage: 16 December 1813
Sophia Hodges
Child Hodges
Laura Ann Hodge Sr.
Caroline Hodge
Phelps Hodge
Minnie Amanda Hodges
Homer Phelps Hodge
Orphia Hodge
Caroline Romaine Hodges
Julia Hodges
Cornelia Hodge
Henry Clay Hodges
Charles Carroll Hodges
Captain William Romaine Hodges

Spouse and Children

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


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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.

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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