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Today In Genealogy History – July 29, 2012

Porterfield Harrison Hodges was born 200 years ago – July 29, 1812 – in Albemarle County, Virginia.  Porterfield was the son of Samuel Hodges and Martha Shirley.  He married Ann Dunnington Lewis, daughter of William Linton Lewis and Ann Winter Dunnington, December 6, 1832, in Nelson County, Kentucky.  Porterfield and Ann had 6 children:  Martha Elizabeth, Francis Dunnington, William Lewis, Anna Eliza, George Samuel and John Pledge Hodges.

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  1. Hello Phyllis.

    I think Porterfield Harrison Hodges ( my gggrandfather) was born in Barren Co. KY. on 7/29/1813. His father probably came to KY with his grandfather William Hodges from Albemarle Co. VA (where I reside) roughly a decade before this date. I continue to enjoy your website.

    David E. Mills

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