Harvey Alexander Hood

Male12 October 1835–12 March 1847

Brief Life History of Harvey Alexander

When Harvey Alexander Hood was born on 12 October 1835, in Hoodville, Hamilton, Illinois, United States, his father, Benjamin Hood, was 40 and his mother, Nancy Daily, was 30. He died on 12 March 1847, at the age of 11.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Hood
1795–1856
Nancy Daily
1805–1851
John D. Hood
1825–1902
Addison Hood
1830–1898
Charles Wesston Hood
1844–
William D. Hood
1827–1861
Dempsey Hood
1828–1846
Anderson Hood
1829–1898
Benjamin F. Hood
1832–1832
Charity Hood
1833–
Harvey Alexander Hood
1835–1847
Miss Hood
1837–1837

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    World Events (3)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 1

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    1839 · From Swamp to Beautiful Place

    Age 4

    By 1829 Venus, Illinois had grown sufficiently and in 1832 was one of the contenders for the new county seat. However, the honor was awarded to a nearby city, Carthage. In 1834 the name Venus was changed to Commerce because the settlers felt that the new name better suited their plans. But during late 1839, arriving members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bought the small town of Commerce and in April 1840 it was renamed Nauvoo by Joseph Smith Jr., who led the Latter-Day Saints to Nauvoo to escape persecution in Missouri. The name Nauvoo is derived from the traditional Hebrew language. It is notable that by 1844 Nauvoo's population had swollen to around 12,000 residents, rivaling the size of Chicago at the time. After the Latter-Day Saints left the population settled down toward 2,000 people.

    1846

    Age 11

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

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English hod, hood, hodde ‘hood’, either for someone who wore a hood (like the medieval folk hero Robin Hood) or who made and sold hoods. In Kent and Sussex the name may sometimes have been confused with Hoad .

    English: from the Middle English personal name Hod(e), a variant of Ode or Odd with prosthetic H-; see Ott and Oates and compare Hodson 2.

    English and Scottish: variant of Hudd, from the Middle English personal name Hudde, Hutte, which could represent Old English Hud(d)a or its ancient Germanic equivalent Hud(d)o, but is more likely from Anglo-Norman French Hud(de), a pet form of Hugh.

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

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