Alvin Child Hood

28 February 1801–2 December 1863 (Age 62)
Stephentown, Rensselaer, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Alvin Child

When Alvin Child Hood was born on 28 February 1801, in Stephentown, Rensselaer, New York, United States, his father, George B. Hood, was 39 and his mother, Mrs. Sarah Hood, was 41. He married Aurelia Lee about 1825, in Orleans, New York, United States. He died on 2 December 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alvin Child Hood
1801–1863
Aurelia Lee
1806–1884
Marriage: about 1825

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1825Orleans, New York, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1803
    Age 2
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1803 · The U.S doubles in size
    Age 2
    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 18
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Huth
    Hodde
    Hoad
    Hodder

    Sources (22)

    • Alvin Hood, "United States Census, 1840"
    • Alvin Hood in entry for Aurilia Hood, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Alvin Hood, "United States Census, 1850"

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