Martha Shirley and Samuel Hodges were married 206 years ago – November 17, 1807 – in Albemarle County, Virginia. Martha was the daughter of Thomas Shirley and Mary Yates. Samuel was the son of William Hodges. Martha and Samuel had 11 children: Emily Jane, John Tolbert, Thomas P., Porterfield Harrison, Henry Albert, William S., Samuel Harvery, Benjamin Addison, Lafayette W., Lewis Waller and Jefferson P. Hodges. The family moved to Nelson County, Kentucky.