Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p440


Volume 2, Page 440

Hodges fam. without any positive author. but by conject. solely, presumes him
to be the foll. WILLIAM, Taunton 1643, had w. Mary and two s. John, b. a.
1650; and Henry, a. 1652. Descend. have been num. and hon. See Hedges.
Seven of this name had, in 1834, been gr. at the N. E. coll.

    HODGKINSON, WILLIAM, Plymouth 1623, says Farmer, but we are ignor.
where he derived his informat. for he was not a "first comer," had no share in the
div. of ld. Perhaps the yr. is wrong, yet I never heard at P. of such a name, and
think it means Hodgkins. A Mary H. m. at Boston, 2 Feb. 1654, Samuel Bedwell.

    HODGMAN, JOSIAH, Reading nam. by Eaton among early sett. may have been
b. a. 1669, Webber, and early brot. up by Thomas H. wh. gave him ld. in 1703,
call. him "Josiah H. alias Webber, wh. was dutiful to me as a s. while he liv.
with me." He m. 18 May 1691, Elizabeth . . . . wh. d. 5 May 1712; and he m. 3
Dec. 1724 for sec. w. Grace Boutell, wid. of the sec. John of R. by wh. he
had no ch. Nor by the first w. do we kn. of more than a single ch.
Thomas, b. 18 Feb. 1693, from wh. is deriv. a wide-spr. offspr. The f. d. 24
Mar. 1749; and his wid. d. 19 July 1756. THOMAS, Salem, m. Oct. 1661, Catharine
More, says Essex Inst. II. 151, and I hear no more. THOMAS, Reading, m. 12 Aug.
1663, Mary Morrill, the young wid. prob. of Ezekiel of R. is thot. to have had no
issue, but to have adopt. the preced. orphan Josiah, in early youth. He d. 28 Aug. 1729;
and his wid. d. 10 Nov. 1735, in her 96th yr. as is told by the gr.stone remain.
near the ch. with wh. she unit. Nov. 1669.

    HODSDON, HODSDEN or HODSDIN, JEREMIAH, Dover 1665, perhaps had
Esther, wh. m. 25 Dec. 1663, Edward Waymouth. NICHOLAS, Hingham 1647,
rem. to Cambridge, mak. gr. purch. of ld. on both sides of Charles riv. belong. to
Cambridge and Boston, now in Newton and Brighton, and drew sev. others from H.
The name is in Col. Rec. spell. Hudson wh. see.

    HODSON, HODGSON or HODSHON, GEORGE, Cambridge, came, it is said, very
early, by w. Jane had Ann, b. 30 Sept. 1645; and d. Abiah, 3 Apr. 1648. JOHN,
New Haven, merch. m. 2 Sept. 1651, Abigail Turner, d. of Nathaniel, had Abigail,
b. 25 Mar. 1654; Sarah, 5 Apr. 1657; Mary, bapt. 8 July 1660; John, 1663; both d.
soon; Samuel, Sept. 1664, d. young; John, bapt. 7 Apr. 1667; Mary, again, 17 Apr. 1670,
d. young; Ann, Feb. 1672, d. at 1 yr.; Nathaniel, H. C. 1693, was a propr. 1685, with
prefix of respect, in his will of July 1690, provid. for his s. at coll. He d. Oct. foll. and
his wid. d. 1693. Sarah m. 11 Nov. 1684, Rev. Israel Chauncey, as sec. w. JOHN,
New Haven, s. of the preced. m. 1 Apr. 1691, Elizabeth d. of the sec. Thomas
Trowbridge of the same, had John, b. 5 Feb. 1693, d. soon; John, again, 3 Feb.
1695, wh. d.. unm. 15 Feb. 1721. The f. d. 11 Nov. 1711, leav. good est. and
his wid. d. 1 Dec. foll. NATHANIEL, New Haven, br. of the preced. of wh. we
kn. no more, not even the yr. of his d. but it was prob. a. 1701 at Stratford, at the
ho. of his br.-in-law, Rev. Israel Chauncy. He left wid. Abigail, wh. m. Richard
Blackleach. ROBERT, Warwick, m. Rachel, d. of Samson Shotton, had Robert,
Alice, and Mary. He had come, says Thompson's L. I. in June 1657, over the
ocean, and 1 Aug. foll. appear. first at New Amsterdam,