James Hodge

South Carolina, United States

The Life of James

When James Hodge was born about 1834, in South Carolina, United States, his father, James H Hodge, was 36 and his mother, Francis Wells, was 32. He lived in Sumter, Sumter, South Carolina, United States in 1850.

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James H Hodge
Francis Wells
Elizabeth Mary John Hodge
James Hodge
Willoughby Hodge
Edmund Edward Hodge
Mrs Ellen Martha Hodge
John G Hodge
James B Hodge
Caroline L B Hodge
S J Hodge

Parents & Siblings



  • Elizabeth Mary John Hodge


  • Willoughby Hodge


  • Edmund Edward Hodge


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  • Mrs Ellen Martha Hodge


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World Events (8)

1835 · Angry Mob Seizes U-S Mail

Age 1

On August 31, 1835, in Charleston, South Carolina an angry mob takes control over the U-S mail and burns it in public.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

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.

Age 31

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English:1. from the medieval personal name Hodge, a short form of Roger . (For the change of initial, compare Hick .) 2. nickname from Middle English hodge ‘hog’, which occurs as a dialect variant of hogge, for example in Cheshire place names.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Jas F Hodge in household of Jas Hodge, "United States Census, 1850"

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