William Hoge

Brief Life History of William

When William Hoge was born about 1786, in Hogestown, Silver Spring Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Hoge, was 27 and his mother, Martha Rittenhouse Quayle, was 25. He died in his hometown.

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John Hoge
Martha Rittenhouse Quayle
James Hoge
William Hoge
Jonathan Hoge
Mary Jane Hoge

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    World Events (3)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

    1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

    On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Franz, Alfons, Erwin, Hermann, Otto, Reinhard, Reinhold.

    North German (Rhineland): nickname for a person of high status, from Middle Low German hoge ‘high’. Compare Hoch .

    German: shortened and altered form of the topographic name Hager . This is a Gottscheerish (i.e. Gottschee German) surname, originating from the Kočevsko region in Lower Carniola, Slovenia (see Kocevar ).

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

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