BIRTH & DEATH:
Martin B. Hodges was born April 7, 1818 in Hopkins County, Ky and was taken by his parents in 1822, to Calloway Co, and in 1826 was brought to Graves Co where he has continued to resided to the present time. He is the Son of Drury Hodges, a native of Virginia, who died in Missouri. Drury's wife was Diana, Daughter of George Griffith, of Virginia. He was twice married and his children are Hiram, Miriam (Farmer), George W., James, Irvine, Anderson, Matilda (Swafford), subject(i.e. Martin B. per MDH), Barbara (Arant), Dinah (Davidson), and Mary. .... He was married in 1846 to Miss Louisa Cargill....He also Married Miss Nancy Cargill..."Histories and Biographies of Ballard, Calloway, Fulton Graves, Hickman, McCracken & Marshall Co., Ky." pg 229 by Battle, Perrin & Kniffin
Death place also from Clair Davenport, 1425 Audubon Dr., Bowling Green, Ky 42101 Believe that he died in Scott Co., Mo. He had moved there with his daughter Matilda Hodges Swafford. Matilda died in Scott Co.
1st marriage to Diana Griffith January 23, 1800. "Marriage bonds of Franklin Co. VA 1786-1858" by Wingfield page 116
2nd marriage Ruth Means "Marriage Records McCracken Co., Ky."Vol 1 Pg 9 copied by Bettie Bass Tate, 4640 Buckner Lane, Paducah, Ky. 42001.
Matilda Hodges married James S. Swafford with consent of John Griffith, 2-6-1833 they then moved to Scott Co. Mo.. (where was Drury?? Had he left for Missouri??)
June 6 1799, Drury Hodges was Surety for Edmond Smith Sleator (this last name is probably Sleaton) and Susanah Dis Hong in Franklin Co. VA. "Marriage bonds of Franklin Co. VA 1786-1858" by Wingfield page 208
There is a Drury Hodges on the 1800 Franklin Co., Va. tax list. This from Paul W. Hodges, Rt. 1, Point Blank, Tx 773641
1807 Not on Hopkins Co., KY
In 1818 Drury is in Hopkins Co., Ky.
He is listed in Calloway Co., Ky. on the 1822 Jackson Purchase tax list with 1 white male over 21, 5 children 4/14, and 4 horses. "Tax List of the Jackson Purchase 1822-1825" by Don Simmons.
On the 1823 Calloway Co., Ky. tax list Drury is listed as 1 white male over 21 and 3 horses. "Tax List of the Jackson Purchase 1822-1825" by Don Simmons.
On the 1824 Calloway Co., Ky. tax list 1 white male over 21 and 3 horses. "Tax List of the Jackson Purchase 1822-1825" by Don Simmons.
On the 1825 Calloway Co., Ky. tax list it shows Drury as 1 white male over 21 and 3 horses. "Tax List of the Jackson Purchase 1822-1825" and "Graves Co KY, Tax List 1824-1833" by Don Simmons.
On the 1826 Graves Co., Ky. tax list it shows Drury as 1 white male over 21 and 1 horses. "Graves Co KY, Tax List 1824-1833" by Don Simmons.
On the 1828 Graves Co., Ky. tax list Drury is listed as 1 white male over 21 and 6 horses. "Graves Co. KY, Tax List 1824-1833" by Don Simmons.
On the 1830 Graves Co., Ky. tax list Drury is listed as 1 white male over 21 and 1 horses. "Graves Co. KY, Tax List 1824-1833" by Don Simmons.
On the 1810 Kentucky Census, Drury is in Hopkins Co. page #371 with 3 males 0/10, 1 male 10/16, 1 male 26/45 and 1 female 0/10, 1 female 26/45
On the 1810 Kentucky Census, there is also a Drury Hodges listed in Clay Co., Ky, age 16/26 with one female 16/26
Served on Grand Jury Graves Co
Drury moved to Scott Co., Mo. with his daughter Matilda Swafford and her family before 1840. This info from Clair Davenport, 1425 Audubon Dr., Bowling Green, Ky 42101 and "Pot Pourri Vol. 3" by the Jackson Purchase Gene. Soc.
Bettie Tate was told by Gwen Meadows, Rt. 1, Boaz, Ky. that Drury's 2nd wife Ruth Means was a destitute young woman that he married to give her a home.
November 1, 1822 Martin B Griffith, Henry Darnell, Drury Hodges buyers at Morton Mauding Estate. "Pioneers of Caldwell Co."
On the 1820 Kentucky Census, Drury Hodges is in Caldwell Co. KY, 2 males under 10, 1 male 10-16, 1 male 16-18, 1 male over 45, 1 female under 10, 1 female 16-26, 1 female 26-45.
On the 1820 Georgia Census, a Drury Hodges is in Jones Co., GA, 1 male over 45, 1 female 16-26, 1 female over 45, 3 engaged in agriculture, 1 male slave under 14, 1 female slave 14 to 26.
On the 1830 Georgia Census, A Drury Hodge is in Jones Co., GA, 1 male under 5, 1 male 60 to 70, 1 female 50 to 60
1790-1870 Missouri Census Index Ancestry.com
1831 HODGES DRURY Pike County MO No Township Listed-tax List " MO 1830-1839 Census Index" "MO174957"
RESIDENCE: Marlboro Co. SC 1797
Drury Hodges listed in the South Carolina Baptists 1670?1805, by Leah Townsend, PhD., Genealgical Publishing Co., Inc., 1978: (from Hopkins Co. KY Web Site)
Marlboro Co. SC
Drury Hodge listed in statistics of Horse Creek and Fork Shoal Churches, 1790?1802. He is listed for years 1797 and 1799. (page 221) (from Hopkins Co. KY Web Site)
On the 1840 Tennessee Census, a Drury Hodge is in Shelby Co., TN, 1 male age 20-30, 1 male under 5, 1 female 20-30, 1 female under 5.
On the 1840 Missouri Census , Scott Co., MO, James Swafford, 1 male under 5, 1 male 20-30, 1 female under 5, 1 female 5 to 10, 1 female 20 to 30, 1 female 40-50.
On the 1850 Alabama Census, Coosa Co. AL., a Drury Hodges age 67, Farmer, born Virginia, wife is Mary age 72 born Virginia. No children listed. Page 91.
In the 1850 Census for Johnson Co Arkansas, Pg 155 there is:
Anderson Hodges age 45 born Tn. Farmer
Mary?? Hodges age 27 born Tn.
William W. Hodges age 7 born Ark.
Pleasent J. Hodges age 5 born Ark.
Eliza Jane Hodges age 10 born Ark.
Elizabeth E Hodges age 7/12 born Ark.
Ruben Hodges age 15 born ALABAMA (Note State)
Anderson Hodges age 8 born Ark.
On the 1880 Virginia Census, Franklin Co. VA., Anderson Hodges 70 years Farmer, born VA. Father & Mother born in VA; Nancy Hodges 70 yrs. Wife; Hebron Hodges age 39 labor; (married 11-5-1840 Anderson Surety) Anna Fisher Hodges age 31 dau-in-law; Florence age 10 gr. dau; Nancy M. Hodges age 8 gr dau; Creed Hodges age 6 gr son; Victoria F Hodges age 2 gr dau.
A Drewry R Hodges Married Mrs Mahala B Fickle m. 4-27-1847 Platte Co., MO. "Missouri Marriages before 1840"
Martin B. Hodges Married a Jane McCreery 2-25-1836 in Washington Co. MO., "Missouri Marriages before 1840"
A Drury Hodges owned land in Lawerance Co. Alabama, 2-26-1819. "Old Land Records of Lawerance Co. Ala." page 244 Located Pogue Library.
To Drury Hodges 300 acres in Greene Co. TN., on Lick Creek, adjoining William Hodges. For 10 pounds per 100 acres, No 391 page 260-Richard Caswell at Kinston, 20 September 1787. "North Carolina Land Grant Recorded in Greene Co. TN." page 31.
To William Hodges 300 acres in Greene Co. TN., on both sides of Lick Creek chiefly on eastside, adjoining Amos Hodges, and John Murphy, Drury Hodges. For 10 pounds per 100 acres, No 570 page 263-Richard Caswell at Kinston, 20 September 1787. "North Carolina Land Grant Recorded in Greene Co. TN." page 31
Hodges Burying Ground Ac. 1.25 miles northwest of Main St. in Bridgeport in the bottoms of South Benson Valley. (Smith Farm). Almira Magill, Aug 25, 1809 - Mar. 16, 1881; William H. Hodges, June 2, 1803 - Sept 28, 1875 (Is this Hiriam?? MDH); Elizabeth T. Hodges Jan 19, 1796 - Oct 10, 1874; John Magill, 1759-1842; M. S. Davison, June 27, 1797 - Oct. 27, 1863(Is this kin to Dinah Hodges Drury's Daughter?); Elizabeth Jane Hodges Jackson, Mar 26, 1827 - Apr 2 1855; Elizabeth Hodges, Feb 2, 1775 - Feb 24, 1840; Dr. John A. Magill, May 11, 1794 - Jan. 17, 1853. "Hopkins Co. Records V10" page 60.
Anderson Hodges and Nancy Hodges 11-25-1831 Surety by Joel Hodges "Marriage Bonds of Franklin Co VA" By Wingfield page 116
On the will of Thomas Hodges March 1750, Cumberland Co., Va. there is a Drury Hodges listed. "Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Reel 935256 Batch 7432316 #15"
Caldwell Co. had control over Jackson Purchase until 1822. This included Calloway and Graves county
in the 1820 Census.
John, Jesse, and Moses Hodges sons of Edmund Hodges had Daughters and/or Sons married in the years between 1790 & 1806 in Franklin and Pittsylvania Co., VA.
A Drury Hodges S0-28806 served Capt. Harris' Co. TN Mil as A private "War of 1812 Pensioners" page 1002.
A Drury Hodges, Pvt, Col Wm. Johnson, Capt Wm. Alexander, Det of E TN Drafted Mil.. pg 257 "Tennessee in the war of 1812"
A Drury Hodges was on the tax list in Greene Co., TN in 1783 "Early Tennessee Tax List" (As a point of information A George Griffith was in Grainger Co. TN., in 1899)
Drury Hodges served on the jury of the third term of the Graves County Court held in Mayfield, Ky., (i.e. George Hopkins his sons brother-in-law also served on this Jury)."Histories and Biographies of Ballard, Calloway, Fulton Graves, Hickman, McCracken & Marshall Co., Ky." pg 229 by Battle, Perrin & Kniffin
Susananh Hodges was the daughter of Edmund Hodges & Nepathia Walker, Susananh married John Slayden, who had among other children an Edmund Slayden born 2/13/1777 and died 11/9/1841 in Hopkins Co. KY. His grave has E. Slaton. He is named in his fathers will as Edmund Slayden, and in Edmond Hodges will as Edmond Slayton. Most Ky records show the spelling as Slaton. "Slaton family" book located in Madisonville, KY Library.
ADMINISTRATION JAMES HODGES ESTATE:
Drury Hodges served as administrator of James Hodges estate who died before 10-6-1807 when the administrator was given permission to sell Negroes from the estate. Administration was first given to Hiram Hodges with Natan Yoes and John Yoes his security, 7-7-1808 Drury Hodges was shown as the administrator. "Tennessee Tid Bits 1778-1914 Vol II".
Deed David London(sic.) to James Hodges for 640 Acres was proven by the oath of Robert Perry (maybe Terry) and ordered to be registered. "Robertson County TN. Court Minute Book 1 page 22." 10-6-1807 Ordered that the adm.(sic administration) of the estate of James Hodges Des(sic. Deceased) be at liberty to sell the personal property of the estate. "Robertson County TN. Court Minute Book 1 page 464."
10-6-1807 Letters of administration on the estate of James Hodges Des. (sic. Deceased) granted to Hiram Hodges who gave bond in the sum of five hundred dollars with Nathan Yoes & John Yoes his securities. And took the oath required by law. "Robertson County TN. Court Minute Book 1 page 466
January 1808 the administration of the Estate of James Hodges Dec (sic. deceased) delivered into court an inventory of said estate, which is ordered to be recorded. "Robertson County TN. Court Minute Book 2 page 8 1808-1811."
August 13, 1807 an inventory of the bonds(sic) & notes of James Hodges-
John Yoes. . . . . . . . . . . $30.00
John Berry . ....... . . . . . . . 5.25
Henry Isback(sic.)do . . . .20.00
Hiram Hodges do. . . . . . .75.00
Hiram Hodges dv. . . . . . .40.25
Drury Hodges dv.. . . . . . .60.00
Goods & Chattles totaled(sic). .100.25
The above inventory delivered into court Jan term 1808 "Robertson Co., TN will book 1 page 253"
Apr 5, 1808 Tuesday, (pg 17)
Deed John Perry to Nathan Yoes for 3 acres of land was proven in open court by the oaths of John Yoes and Drury Hodges and ordered to be registered.
Deed - John YOES to Nathan YOES 100 acres of land was acknowledged in open Court by said John YOES and ordered to be registered "Robertson County TN. Court Minute Book 2 page 17 1808-1811."
July Term 1808 Drury Hodges adm. vs. Robert Perry(maybe Terry) George Henley & fielding Smith who was appear an bail for the difd (sic. defendant) delivered his body into court Enhonaration of himself - Matthew Juton? Jr. & Jethro Jvinn?? came into court and ask his deft. ...."Robertson County TN. Court Minute Book 2 page 56 1808-1811."
July Term 1808 Drury Hodges Adm. of James Hodges Decd. vs Robert Perry (maybe Terry) to which at April term 1808 the plaintiff appeared... (could not read all of the court records)"Robertson County TN. Court Minute Book 2 page 61 1808-1811."
Elias Hodges of Granville Co. SC., Last Will & Testament, dated 8-19-1779 proved 10-25-1800, leaves cousin, Drury Hodges when (sic) 16 cattle, etc., to Mary wife exrs wife Mary and brother Robert Hodges, Effingham, Misc."Georgia Intestate Records"
Is this Drury Thomas's and is this Robert Kin to Franklin Co. VA Robert Hodges?
Mike Look at Marlboro Co. SC 1786-1804 very hard There apears to be a James, Drury, Welcome, John etc
HODGES OF MARLBORO CO SC HODGES OF MARLBORO CO SC (from Hopkins Co. KY Web Site)
+John HODGES I
Philip Or Philemon? HODGES
Abel HODGES OF MARLBORO CO SC
Willis HODGES OF MARLBORO CO SC
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