Hodge, Lorenzo Dow, Sr.

Name: Hodge, Lorenzo Dow, Sr.
Burial Date: 1937, 08/07
Age at Death: 89
Plot Location: 170 G
Notes: husband of Amanda E(Trent)
War: Civil War

Hodge Family Marker


Hodge, Lorenzo Dow

Lorenzo Dow Hodge was born on August 1, 1847, in Indiana. He married Amanda E. Trent on September 13, 1867, in Owen County, Indiana. They had four children in 20 years. He died on August 6, 1937, in Sterling, Kansas, at the age of 90, and was buried there.

Full Obituary for couple STERLING BULLETIN  August 1937

Birth: Aug. 1, 1847
Death: Aug. 6, 1937

Lorenzo Dow Hodge was born 1 Aug 1847 in Owen County Indiana passed away 6 Aug 1937. Amanda E. Hodge, born in Spencer, Owen County, Indiana Jan 15, 1846, passed away 4 Aug 1937 at the age of 91 yrs, 6 months and 20 days.They were married in Owen County 12 Sept 1867. They had four children. Larkin Wilson Hodge died in infancy. Surviving children V.S. Hodge of Hutchinson, Florence L. Bishop of Sterling and Wm. T. Hodge of Sterling. Five grandchildren Frank S. Hodge, Mrs. Helen Welch and Lorenzo Dow Hodge of Hutchinson, Mrs. Ida Walton of Witchita and Rev. W.E. Bishop of Belle Fourche, S. Dakota.

Mr. and Mrs. Hodge came to Kansas in a covered wagon in 1876 taking a soldiers’¬†claim near Sterling. Mr. Hodge was next to the last surviving member of the local G.A.R. having served about one year in the Civil War.

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Amanda E Trent Hodge (1846 – 1937)

Sterling Cemetery
Rice County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Dusty
Record added: Dec 08, 2009
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