- OBITUARY:Post, Hudson, MI. Confirms birth July 1831. Does not say the state. He was an Odd Fellow.
LENAWEE Co. Unable to tie other Hodges in the community to Allen's family. No family is mentioned in his obiturary.
FATHER: Not the Allen C. Hodges who purchased property in Livingston Co., MI before 1840. The 1840 census fits. Not there in 1850.
I found the probate record for Allen C. Hodges b. 1811 which names his children, no son Allen is included.
CENSUS: Have not found Allen no Andrew J. Hodge in 1850 census. That may be key.
In 1860 Erwin, Steuben Co., NY
Allen C. Hodge 28 b. NY farm laborer, value personal estate $10
Mary Hodge 23 b. NY
Josephine O. Hodge 5 b. NY
Alton J. Hodge 3 b. NY
George N. Hodge 2 b. NY
In the 1860 census, he lives next to Andrew J. HODGE age 25, who may be his brother, day laborer, b. NY. value personal estate $50
Mary E. (possibly Platt) 23 b. NY ;
Hulda 4 b. NY
Henry 1 b.
Jesse Platt 13 b. NY
(Andrew J. Hodge was a deserter in Civil War). Have found no other census record for him.
In the 1870 census, Erwin, Steuben Co., NY, (Painted Post Post Office)
A. C. Hodges b. 38, laborer, b. NY, cannot read or write, US citizen 21 or older
Mary 33, keeping house b. NY, cannot read or write
Josephine 15, att. school b. NY, attended school within year, cannot read or write
Alfin 13, male, att. school, b. NY cannot read or write
George N. 12, att. School, b. NY cannot read or write
Jackson F. 7 attended school b. NY
Lydia E. 10 f. attended school, b. NY
James H. 5, attended school
Hubert 3, b. NY
Ira 7/12 b. NY, if both within year, what month, Nov.
In the 1880 census, Erwin, Steuben Co., NY
Allen C. Hodges 46 laborer b. PA, paren
Mary, 43 married b.NY parents b. NY, cannot write
Nelson 22, laborer, b. NY, father b. PA mother b. NY (same for rest of children)
Josephine 25, domestic servant, rhumatism, crippled, b. NY
Eva 19, dau. at home, rhumatism, crippled, b. NY
James 15, at home b. NY
Hubert 13 son b. NY attended school
Ira 12, son, at home, attended school b. NY
Maggie 8, dau at home attended school, b. NY
Mary 5, b. NY, at home, attended school, b. NY
Norma 3, dau. b. NY
Lillian 10/12 b. NY
1865 state census says b. Steuben Co.
Marriage record from the family bible, says married by John Day, Justice of the Peace. I found the JP in the 1860 census for Erwin. John Day was an attorney b. MA.