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HODGE - St Eustatius

Postby Red » Tue Dec 29, 2015 2:45 pm

HODGE - looking for family history of Sarah Jane Hodge, listed as white. She married a Morton (George?) in St Thomas,Virgin Islands around 1870, had a child Louise around 1875. Sara Jane HODGE (with George?), and Louise then migrated to La Guaira Venezuela and lived there for years. Louise married, had 5 children in La Guaira with Mr. Scholtz.

Around 1903-4, Sara Jane HODGE, Louise Morton and her 5 children left for Port of Spain Trinidad around 1903.
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Re: HODGE - St Eustatius

Postby Badminton » Fri Jan 01, 2016 10:59 am

Possibles:


Descendants of John of anguilla Hodge

1 John of anguilla HODGE b: Bef. 1811 in of Valley Division, Anguilla. Free coloured.
. +Ann b: Bef. 1813 in of Valley Division, Anguilla. Free coloured.
2 Sarah Jane of anguilla HODGE b: Bef. September 28, 1831 in of Valley Division, Anguilla, West Indies. Free coloured. Baptism: September 28, 1831 Anglican Church, Anguilla.
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Descendants of Scipio Hodge

1 Scipio HODGE b: Bef. 1793 in of Valley Division, Anguilla. Free black. d: Bet. May 5, 1863 - April 28, 1864
. +Rebecca CARTY b: Bef. 1812 in of Valley Division, Anguilla. Slave of ? m: Abt. June 27, 1830 in Anglican Church, Anguilla, No. 65. Residence: April 23, 1840 of Spring Division, Anguilla.
2 Elizabeth HODGE b: in of Anguilla. d: Aft. May 5, 1863
2 Hannah HODGE b: in of Anguilla, West Indies. d: Aft. May 5, 1863
2 Sarah J HODGE b: in of Anguilla, West Indies. d: Aft. May 5, 1863
2 Joshua of anguilla HODGE b: 1833 in of The Valley, Anguilla. Labourer. d: November 5, 1917 in of the Valley Division, Anguilla. Black labourer. Aged 84y, cause unknown.
.... +Catherine of anguilla b: Bef. 1853 in of The Valley, Anguilla, West Indies.
... 3 Frederick Godwin of anguilla HODGE b: Bef. December 7, 1871 in of The Valley, Anguilla. Baptism: December 7, 1871 Anglican Church Anguilla.
2 Mary Ann of anguilla HODGE b: Bef. August 11, 1833 in of Valley Division, Anguilla. Free. Baptism: August 11, 1833 Anglican Church, Anguilla.
2 John of Anguilla HODGE b: Bef. August 11, 1833 in of Valley Division, Anguilla. Free. Baptism: August 11, 1833 Anglican Church, Anguilla.
2 Benjamin of anguilla HODGE b: Bef. August 11, 1833 in of Valley Division, Anguilla. Free. d: Abt. October 10, 1903 in Long Ground, Anguilla. Aged 70y. Burial: October 11, 1903 Anguilla, West Indies. Baptism: August 11, 1833 Anglican Church, Anguilla.
2 Deborah HODGE b: Bef. April 23, 1840 in of Spring Division, Anguilla. Black. Baptism: April 23, 1840 Anglican Church Anguilla.
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Descendants of Penelope Hodge

1 Penelope HODGE b: Bef. 1813 in of Spring Division, Anguilla. Slave of Jane Hodge.
2 Sarah HODGE b: Bef. June 12, 1831 in of Spring Division, Anguilla. Slave of Jane Hodge. Baptism: June 12, 1831 Anglican Church, Anguilla.

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Descendants of Peter of Anguilla Hodge

1 Peter of Anguilla HODGE b: Bef. 1814 in of Road Division, Anguilla. Labourer. d: Aft. April 22, 1840 Occupation: April 22, 1840 labourer, late of Spring Division, Anguilla.
. +HAGAR? b: Bef. 1816 in of Road Division, Anguilla. Labourer.
2 Sarah HODGE b: Bef. August 10, 1834 in of Road Division, Anguilla. Baptism: August 10, 1834 Anglican Church, Anguilla.


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Descendants of Sarah Jane of st.th Hodge

1 Sarah Jane of st.th HODGE b: 1830 in of St. Thomas, Danish Virgin Islands.
. +George Jeffery of st.th MORTON b: 1840 in of St. Thomas, Danish Virgin Islands. Carpenter. m: October 31, 1875 in All Saints Church, St. Thomas Virgin Islands. Entry No. 345. Bachelor 35, spinster 25. Both signed. Fathers not named.
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Re: HODGE - St Eustatius

Postby Saundra » Sat Feb 13, 2016 4:51 am

Helllo,
In regards to your listing of the descendants of Scipio Hodge,

" Benjamin of anguilla HODGE b: Bef. August 11, 1833 in of Valley Division, Anguilla. Free. d: Abt. October 10, 1903 in Long Ground, Anguilla. Aged 70y. Burial: October 11, 1903 Anguilla, West Indies. Baptism: August 11, 1833 Anglican Church, Anguilla."

Do you know if this Benjamin was married to a Margaret Pitcher? I know at least two of the children were Walter and William (born about 1866)

Thank you,
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Re: HODGE - St Eustatius

Postby Badminton » Sat Feb 13, 2016 8:11 am

That Benjamin was the son of slaves - Scipio Hodge, a free black man (freed/manumitted 24 Aug 1813 by Dr Benjamin Gumbs Hodge but formerly belonging to Ann Rogers (deceased)) and Rebecca Carty, a slave of ?

His son Benjamin is named in his Will of 4 May 1873, along with his other children.

The only Pitcher names (and no Margaret) I have on my database were of St. Kitts/Bath and Cheltenham.

My Pitcher info comes from Caribbeana Vol 1.

Sorry, can't help you more but have many Benjamin Hodge names from various islands on my database.
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Re: HODGE - St Eustatius

Postby Saundra » Thu Feb 18, 2016 6:42 pm

Thank you. I don't think this is my Benjamin. Yes, unfortunately for me, Benjamin Hodge is a common name. I will find him eventually.
My problem is my great grandfather's marriage and death records state he's from the British West Indies. His marriage license states his parents are Margaret Pitcher and Benjamin Hodge. The census records state, British West Indies. Family lore says Trinidad but I'm not sure if he was from Trinidad.
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Re: HODGE - St Eustatius

Postby Red » Mon Oct 31, 2016 1:20 pm

Sara Jane Hodge of St Thomas, born 1850. married to George Jeffery MORTON, born 1840. Sara Jane was born in St Eustatius. Those appear to be my ancestors. Any additional information would be appreciated.
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