George Hodgson

1749–28 March 1836 (Age 87)
Woodthorpe, Derbyshire, England

The Life of George

George Hodgson was born in 1749, in Woodthorpe, Derbyshire, England as the son of Mr. Hill. He had at least 9 sons and 3 daughters with Ann Meridith. He died on 28 March 1836, in Woodthorpe, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 87, and was buried in Woodthorpe, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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George Hodgson
Ann Meridith
Thomas Hodgsen
Ann Hodgson
George Hodgson
William Hodgson
William Hodgson
Robert Hodgson
Elizabeth Hodgshon
Joseph Hodgson
Richard Hodgson
John Hodgson
Jane Hodgson
Isaac Hodgson

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    Mr. Hill




World Events (8)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 3

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 5

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

Age 26

"On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."

Name Meaning

English (northern): patronymic from Hodge .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Hodgson in entry for Jane Hodgson, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • George Hodgson in entry for Jane Hodgson, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • George Hodgson in entry for Richard Hodgson, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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