Maria Hodge

14 June 1888–13 December 1953 (Age 65)
New Zealand

The Life of Maria

When Maria Hodge was born on 14 June 1888, in New Zealand, her father, Edward Henry Hodge, was 35 and her mother, Mary Berryman, was 30. She married John B Scott on 14 May 1930, in New Zealand. She died on 13 December 1953, in Nelson, New Zealand, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

John B Scott
Maria Hodge
Marriage: 14 May 1930

Spouse and Children

14 May 1930
New Zealand

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Henry Hodge





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World Events (8)


Age 5

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1896 · National Council of Women

Age 8

The National Council of Women of New Zealand was created as an organization after women won the right to vote. Today works to help achieve gender equality in New Zealand and in 2017 introduced Gender Equal NZ, which is fighting for Zealanders to have the freedom and opportunity to determine their own future no matter which gender they are.

Age 19

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

Name Meaning

English:1. from the medieval personal name Hodge, a short form of Roger . (For the change of initial, compare Hick .) 2. nickname from Middle English hodge ‘hog’, which occurs as a dialect variant of hogge, for example in Cheshire place names.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Maria Hodge, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1896"

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