Sabra Horn

about 1740–
Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Sabra

Sabra Horn was born about 1740, in Virginia, British Colonial America. She married Thomas Hodges on 17 October 1759, in St James Northam Parish, Goochland, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters.

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Thomas Hodges
Sabra Horn
Marriage: 17 October 1759
Sally Hodges
Ann Hodges
Elizabeth Hodges
Jane M Hodges

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Hodges



17 October 1759
St James Northam Parish, Goochland, Virginia, United States


    Sally Hodges


    Ann Hodges


    Elizabeth Hodges


    Jane M Hodges


World Events (1)


Age 35

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, German, and Dutch: from Middle English, Middle High German, Middle Dutch horn ‘horn’, applied in a variety of senses: as a metonymic occupational name for someone who made small articles, such as combs, spoons, and window lights, out of horn; as a metonymic occupational name for someone who played a musical instrument made from the horn of an animal; as a topographic name for someone who lived by a horn-shaped spur of a hill or tongue of land in a bend of a river, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this element (for example, in England, Horne in Surrey on a spur of a hill and Horn in Rutland in a bend of a river); as a nickname, perhaps referring to some feature of a person's physical appearance, or denoting a cuckolded husband.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, from Old Norse horn ‘horn’, ‘spur of land’.3 Swedish: ornamental or topographic name from horn ‘horn’, ‘spur of land’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sabra Hodgers in entry for Elizabeth Loyd, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"
  • Sabra Horn in entry for Ann Hodges, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"
  • Sabra Horn and Tho. Hodges, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940" (no parent names)

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