Mary Elizabeth Hodges

October 1847–June 1919 (Age 71)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Hodges was born in October 1847, in Georgia, United States, her father, Hodges, was 22 and her mother, Mrs. Martha or Marthy B. Hodges, was 17. She married William Strickland before 1875, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Rockdale, Randolph, Alabama, United States in 1880 and Lacon, Morgan, Alabama, United States in 1910. She died in June 1919, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

William Strickland
Mary Elizabeth Hodges
Marriage: before 1875
Henry Thomas Strickland
John Andrew Strickland
James Robert Strickland Sr.
Ella Jane Strickland

Spouse and Children

before 1875
Georgia, United States


    Henry Thomas Strickland


    John Andrew Strickland



    Ella Jane Strickland


Parents and Siblings



    Mrs. Martha or Marthy B. Hodges




World Events (8)


Age 14

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 19

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hodge .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary E Stricklen in household of Henry Stricklen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • E Stricland, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Martha Hodge, "United States Census, 1860"

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