Henry Cay Hodges

Male8 May 1895–2 August 1964

Brief Life History of Henry Cay

When Henry Cay Hodges was born on 8 May 1895, in West Plains, Howell, Missouri, United States, his father, William James Hodges, was 41 and his mother, Laura Ann Hixon, was 40. He lived in Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Merced, California, United States in 1940. He died on 2 August 1964, in Chowchilla, Madera, California, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Chowchilla Cemetery, Chowchilla, Madera, California, United States.

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William James Hodges
Laura Ann Hixon
John Franklin Hodges
Lucy Bell Hodges
Mary J Hodge
Oscar Robert Hodges
Edgar A Hodges
Andrew Wesley Hodges
Henry Cay Hodges

Sources (10)

  • Henry Hodges, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Henry Hodges - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Henry Hodges
  • Henry C Hodges, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 11

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.


Age 19

Earliest Grave: Roy W. Grigsby BIRTH 1912 DEATH 8 Jun 1914 (aged 1–2) BURIAL Chowchilla Cemetery Chowchilla, Madera County, California, USA MEMORIAL ID 79634765

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hodge with genitival or post-medieval -s. Occasionally, however, the name may be topographic for a person who lived or worked at the house of someone named Hodge or Roger.

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

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