George Washington Hodges

28 June 1836–18 November 1909 (Age 73)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Hodges was born on 28 June 1836, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Macaijah Hodges, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Gray, was 37. He married Mary Elizabeth Jenkins on 21 November 1876, in Washington, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Washington, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Civil District 12, Washington, Tennessee, United States in 1900. He died on 18 November 1909, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 73.

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George Washington Hodges
Mary Elizabeth Jenkins
Marriage: 21 November 1876
Gentry Hodges
Mae Hodges
Roscoe Lee Hodges
Elore Hodges
Lottie G Hodges
Nellie Hodges

Spouse and Children

21 November 1876
Washington, Tennessee, United States


    Gentry Hodges



    Roscoe Lee Hodges


    Elore Hodges


    Lottie G Hodges


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 17

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 26

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hodge .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George W Hodges in household of Micajah Hodges, "United States Census, 1870"
  • G W Hodges, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George W Hodges, "United States Census, 1900"

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