Several have asked that I post some of my ancestors for others to view, so here goes.
JOHN HODGE- arrived here on the Mayflower
I don't know quite how he connects to my line, but I am sure he must. He was from what I can tell the first Hodge/Hodges here in America. PLEASE NOTE: IT WAS COMMON TO ADD A LETTER OR TO DROP ONE.
1. MATTHEW HODGES B. aBT. 1740 d. 1799
+ MARGARET ?
Children of Matthew and Margaret Hodges:
i. LEMUEL HODGES SR. 2. (MATTHEW1.) was born in 1770
in N.C. he marr. REBECCA ? She was b. 1776 N.C.
Children of Lemuel Hodges sr. and Rebecca are:
i. HOSA HODGES
ii. MARTHA HODGES
iii. SAMUEL HODGES
iv. ELIAS HODGES
v. HENRY HODGES b. 1802, N.C. d. May 04, 1864 Henry Co,
vi. LEMUEL M. HODGES B. Oct. 04, 1810 Washington Co,
GA. d. Aug. 14, 1883 Henry Co, Al. marr. VINCY MARTIN
vii. JOHN ROBERT HODGES b. Abt. 1797
HENRY HODGES (Lemuel Hodges Sr2, Matthew Hodges 1.)
b. 1802 in North Carolina and he died May 04, 1864 in Henry co, AL. He married MASLEY (MOSELY) KENNEDY. She was born in 1812 in North Carolina and died Abt. 1915 in Henry Co, AL.
Children of Henry Hodges and Masley Kennedy are:
i. BRANTLEY HODGES b. Nov. 18, 1835 Sumter Co, GA. d.
Mar. 22, 1898
ii. JOHN HODGES b. 1834
iii. REBECCA HODGES b. 1839
iv. COLEMAN HODGES B. 1841
v. JOSEPH HODGES b. 1842
iv. MAY HODGES b. 1845
BRANTLEY HODGES (Henry3, Lemuel Sr 2, Matthew 1) was
born in November 18, 1835 in Sumter Co, GA. He died March 22, 1898 He married (1.) MARY ANN HAROLD 1855 She was b. in Dooly CO, Ga. He married (2.) MARTHA TALFORD in 1860 in Macon Co, GA She was born April 28, 1841 GA.
NOTES FOR BRANTLEY HODGES:
Brantley Hodges enlisted in the Confederate Army in 1862, joining the 10th Ga. Battalion and afterward transfering to Wade Hampton's Calvalry and remained there with his unit until the surrender at Aguesta, Ga in April of 1865.
Children of Brantley Hodges and Mary Talford are:
i. ANDREW JACKSON HODGES b. May 23, 1869 Henry Co,
Al. d. Apr. 16, 1943 McAlester, OK.
ii. MARY JANE HODGES b. Aug. 20, 1861
iii. HENRY S. HODGES b. Dec. 01, 1863 d. Nov. 28, 1947 @
iv. MARTHA ANN FERNETTA HODGES B. Aug. 07, 1866 d.
March 12, 1884
v. CHARLES(CHARLIE) HODGES b. May 07, 1871 d. 1954
vi. THERESA ALABAMA HODGES B. May 17, 1874
vii. WILLIAM ALLEN HODGES b. June 12, 1876 d. Sept. 04,
1942 Antioch, AR.
viii. JOSEPH FLOYD HODGES b. May 17,1879 Macon Co,
ix. DAVID K. HODGES b. Oct. 29, 1881 Macon Co, GA.
x. CARRIE MAY HODGES b. Feb. 05, 1886 D. 1890
ANDREW JACKSON HODGES was born in 1869 in Henry Co, AL. He died Apr. 16, 1943 in McAlester,OK. He Married
MARY ELIZABETH (LIZZY) MANN on June 26, 1892. Mary was the daughter of WILLIAM MANN and LUCY BUTLER. She was born June 04, 1872 near Knooxville, TN. She died Nov. 03, 1927 in McAlester, OK>
Burial for both in McAlester, OK.
Children of Andre Jackson Hodges and Mary Mann are:
i. FRANKLIN ARTIMUS HODGES b. July 07, 1893 d. 1961
ii. LETHA LAVADA HODGES b. July 26, 1895 at Hot Springs
AR. d. Jan. 02, 1978 at Modesto, Ca.
iii. NOMA HODGES b. Sept. 27, 1897 at Hot Springs, AR. d.
Dec. 26, 1897 At Hot Springs
iv. DEWY HODGES b. Feb. 25, 1899 hot Springs, Ar. d. Oct.
13, 1899 at Hot Springs
v. CARROLL HODGES b. Oct. 01, 1900 hot Springs, Ar. He
married GIBSON jUNE 1927, Carroll was a minister.
vi. MARDGRE HODGES b. Apr. 08, 1903 d. 1943 married
vii. ADA H. HODGES b. Oct. 16, 1909 d. Sept. 25, 1912
LETHA LAVADA HODGES was born on July 26, 1895 at Hot Springs, Ar. She died on Jan. 02, 1978 at Modesto, Calif. after a long battle with cancer. She married JOHN WESLEY LAWLER on Aug. 12, 1912 in Lofton, Garland Co, AR. John was the son of ARCHIBALD HORACE LAWLER and AMERICA
AKA MARY E. POLK. John was born April 26, 1888 at Rushfork, Garland Co, AR. (Rushfork is now part of the State Park just south of Hot Springs) John died July 13, 1984 in Eureka Springs, AR. He was 96 yrs.
John Lawler and Letha Hodges were my Grandparents.
I hope that by posting this, someone will gain some info into their family and that it might save them some headaches in future searches.
Good Luck To All of YOU!
P.S. Anyone out there know more on this line?