John Hodge

Male16 September 1826–

Brief Life History of John

John Hodge was born on 16 September 1826, in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom as the son of Archibald Hodge and Alison Knight.

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Archibald Hodge
Alison Knight
Archibald Hodge
John Hodge
Alexander Park Hodge
William Hodge
William Hodge

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  • John Hodge, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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Siblings (5)

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Age 4

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 6

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.


Age 17

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk and Suffolk): from the Middle English personal name Hogge, a rhyming pet form of Roger . In The Canterbury Tales, Chaucer's cook, ‘highte Hogge of Ware’, is invoked ‘Now tell on, Roger …’. Since Middle English spellings of the personal name are often impossible to distinguish from the nickname Hog(ge) ‘hog’, some early examples may be variants of Hogg .

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

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