James Henry Hodgkinson

21 April 1873–21 November 1959 (Age 86)
Shelby, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of James Henry

James Henry Hodgkinson was born on 21 April 1873, in Shelby, Illinois, United States as the son of Henry H. Hodgkinson and Maragette E. Coles. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Margaret Elizabeth "Maggie" Cooper. He lived in Carroll, Arkansas, United States in 1935 and Prairie Township, Carroll, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He died on 21 November 1959, in Arlington, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Pickens Cemetery, Green Forest, Carroll, Arkansas, United States.

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James Henry Hodgkinson
Margaret Elizabeth "Maggie" Cooper
Beatrice Hodkinson
Herbert Harlin "Jack" Hodgkinson
Jessie Elmira Hodgkinson
Robert Roy Hodgkinson

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 2
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike
Age 4
The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 23
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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Ho(d)gkin (see Hodgkin ) + son.History: The name Hodgkinson has long had two main areas of concentration; in western Lancashire, England, around Preston, and in northern Derbyshire around Ashover. It appears in the Preston guild rolls in 1582 in the spelling Hogekynson. The English actor John Hodgkinson came to NY in 1792.

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

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Sources (22)

  • James Hodgeskinson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Henry Hodgkinson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • James Hodkinson in household of George Hodkinson, "Kansas State Census, 1895"

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