Patience Hodgdon

14 June 1793–
Madbury, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Patience

When Patience Hodgdon was born on 14 June 1793, in Madbury, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Peter Hodgdon, was 50 and her mother, Patience Chase, was 42. She married Jonathan Jenkins about 1814, in Madbury, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States.

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Jonathan Jenkins
Patience Hodgdon
Marriage: about 1814

Spouse and Children

about 1814
Madbury, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States

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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 15

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 32

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hodsdon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Patience Jenkins in household of Jonathan Jenkins, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Patience Hodgdon, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Patience Hodgdon, "New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"

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