Libby Ellen Hodges

Brief Life History of Libby Ellen

When Libby Ellen Hodges was born on 20 February 1895, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, her father, Joel Jackson Hodges, was 32 and her mother, Arrena Margaret Montgomery, was 44. She lived in Washington Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Jackson Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. She died on 3 April 1985, in Flora, Monroe Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Musselman Cemetery, Camden, Jackson Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States.

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Joel Jackson Hodges
Arrena Margaret Montgomery
Alonzo Lee Hodges
Mary Susan Hodges
Julia Ann Hodges
James Robert Hodges
Cora May Hodges
Jennie Florence Hodges
Lulu Margaret Hodges
Bessie Bell Hodges
Libby Ellen Hodges

Sources (5)

  • Ellen L Hodges in household of Joel J Hodges, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Libby Ellen Hodges, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ellen Hodges in household of Joel J Hodges, "United States Census, 1920"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hodge with genitival or post-medieval -s. Occasionally, however, the name may be topographic for a person who lived or worked at the house of someone named Hodge or Roger.

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

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