Biography of George H. Hodges
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

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Hodges, George H., was born in the town of Greenfield, upon the farm he owns, February 9, 1839, youngest son of Thomas and Mary (Hanford) Hodges, natives of Kent. England, who came to Saratoga Springs in 1836. and to Greenfield in 1837, settling on the farm now owned by George H., where Thomas died in 1853, and his wife in 1880. They had eight children, all born in England, save George H., and six are now living. George H. was reared upon a farm and educated in the district school. He is a farmer and owns 275 acres of land. He enlisted in 1862 in Co. G, 153d Regt. N. Y. Vol. Infantry, and served three years as orderly sergeant and first and second lieutenant. In 1868 he married Mary E. White and they have four children: Clara B., William, Charles and Edson. Mrs. Hodges died in 1884 and in 1887 he married Mary E. Hawkins and they have one daughter, Florence. Mr. Hodges is a member of Greenfield Lodge No. 308, I. O. O. F.; Post Wheeler No. 684, G. A. R.; and of the Grange No. 807, P. of H. He has served as justice of the peace fourteen years and filled other offices of trust.


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