Ethel Maude Hodge

23 May 1891–4 August 1953 (Age 62)
Vesta, Johnson, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Ethel Maude

When Ethel Maude Hodge was born on 23 May 1891, in Vesta, Johnson, Nebraska, United States, her father, Clarkson Hodge, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth A. Collins, was 24. She married Frank Lester Eliker on 28 December 1908, in Alma, Harlan, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Oxford, Furnas, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years and Overton Election Precinct, Dawson, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 4 August 1953, in Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Overton, Dawson, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Lester Eliker
Ethel Maude Hodge
Marriage: 28 December 1908
Gladys Esther Eiker
Frank Eliker

Spouse and Children

    Frank Lester Eliker



28 December 1908
Alma, Harlan, Nebraska, United States


    Gladys Esther Eiker


    Frank Eliker


Parents and Siblings

    Clarkson Hodge


    Elizabeth A. Collins




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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 (3)

  • E Maude Eleker in household of F Lester Eleker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maude E Eliker in household of Lester F Eliker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel M Eliker in household of Frank L Eliker, "United States Census, 1930"

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