Barthena C Burchfield

13 February 1843–18 July 1881 (Age 38)
Claiborne, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Barthena C

When Barthena C Burchfield was born on 13 February 1843, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States, her father, Martin Burchfield, was 23 and her mother, Susanna Bullard, was 22. She married Giles Jackson Hodges in May 1883, in Tazewell, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Civil District 9, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died on 18 July 1881, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Giles Jackson Hodges
1832–1919
Barthena C Burchfield
1843–1881
Martin Alexander Hodges
1861–1936
Sarah "Sudie" Hodges
1865–1948
William J T Hodges
1866–
William J T Hodges
1866–

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

    Martin Alexander Hodges

    Male1861–1936Male

    Female1865–1948Female

    William J T Hodges

    Male1866–Male

    William J T Hodges

    Male1866–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 3

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 19

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places called Birchfield, from Old English birce ‘birch’ + feld ‘open country’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Barthena Hodges in household of Giles Hodges, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Barthena C Hodges in household of Giles J Hodges, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Bethena C Burchfield in household of Martin Burchfield, "United States Census, 1850"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.