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.

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Giles Jackson Hodges
Barthena C Burchfield
Martin Alexander Hodges
Sarah "Sudie" Hodges
William J T Hodges
William J T Hodges

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    Martin Alexander Hodges



    William J T Hodges


    William J T Hodges


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World Events (8)


Age 3

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

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.

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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"

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