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Frank HODGE

Frank HODGE

Male 1878 - 1956  (77 years)

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  • Name Frank HODGE  [1
    Born 24 Nov 1878  Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Disproven birth date 10 Jun 1887  Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • The birth dates of Frank Hodge and Olive are reversed on their marriage license. She was born 10 Jun 1887 (Jay Co., Bk.H-3, p.4) and he was born 24 Nov 1878 according to his obituary.
    Occupation Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer, Portland Forge & Foundry Co. 
    Died 30 Aug 1956  Winchester, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • Frank Hodge Funeral Rites To Be Sunday

      Frank Hodge, 77, former Portland resident, died Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Randolph County hospital following a brief illness of heart trouble. Mr. Hodge was employed at the Portland Forge & Foundry for 37 years before his retirement. He lived at Winchester.

      Friends may call at the Baird Funeral Home after 7 p.m. Friday. Services will be held from the Baird Chapel Sunday at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Carl Reed in charge. Interment will be in the Fountain Park cemetery at Winchester.

      Mr. Hodge was born in Jay County Nov. 24, 1878, the son of Commodore Perry and Susan (Wood) Hodge. He was first married to Cinda Gar Polm, who died April 9, 1927. On April 15, 1950 he was married to Olive Richison who survives.

      Also surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Paul Myers, of Portland, Mrs. Harold Swoverland of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Burleigh Burke of Ft. Recovery; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren, his step-mother, Mrs. Bessie Hodge, of Portland; six half brothers and sisters, Mary, Mabel, Ann, Paul, John and Perry Hodge; four step-children, Charles Richison of Winchester, and Frank and Meredith Richison and Mrs. Pauline Thompson, of California. Mr. Hodge was a member of the Portland EUB Church.
    • Olive Hodge was the informant on the death certificate for Frank Hodge.
    Buried 2 Sep 1956  Fountain Park Cemetery, Winchester, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I582  richison
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2020 

    Father Comodore Perry HODGE,   b. , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1950 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Susan Jane WOOD,   b. , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1950 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F345  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Cinda Gar POLM,   d. 9 Apr 1927 
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2007 
    Family ID F344  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Olive ALEXANDER,   b. 10 Jun 1887, , Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1973, Merced, Merced, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1950  , Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Marriage License & Return - Alexander
    Marriage License & Return - Alexander
    Hodge-Richison marriage
    Marriage License 15 Apr 1950  , Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F33  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Nov 1878 - Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDisproven birth date - 10 Jun 1887 - Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Portland Forge & Foundry Co. - - Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Apr 1950 - , Randolph, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage License - 15 Apr 1950 - , Randolph, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Aug 1956 - Winchester, Randolph, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1869] Deaths, 20 Oct 2012.
      Indiana State Board of Health, certified death certificate, state no. 27451, Frank Hodge (1956); Division of Vital Records, Indianapolis.

    2. [S1869] Deaths (Reliability: 3), 20 Oct 2012.
      Indiana State Board of Health, certified death certificate, state no. 27451, Frank Hodge (1956); Division of Vital Records, Indianapolis.

    3. [S1854] Obituary, 12 Nov 2015.
      "Frank Hodge Funeral Rites To Be Sunday," undated clipping, ca 1956, from unidentified newspaper; Alexander Scrapbook, privately held by Shirley Richison Fields,[ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], Indianapolis, Indiana. Scrapbook kept by Olive (Alexander) Richison, Fields' grandmother. Transcription by Shirley Richison Fields, 12 November 2015.
      R000665

    4. [s1901] Marriage, book 41, page 513, Cert Nos. A3992 and H248392, certifified copy of marriage license and return, Frank Hodge & Olive Richison (Reliability: 4), 11 Apr 2008.
      MALE
      Name: Frank Hodge
      Color: White
      Where born: Jay County
      When born: 6/10/1887
      Present residence: Portland, Ind.
      Present occupation: Retired
      Relationship closer than 2nd cousin: No
      Full name of father: Comodore Perry Hodge
      His color: White
      His birthplace: Indiana
      His residence: deceased
      Full name of mother: Susan Jane Wood
      Her color: White
      Her birthplace: Ind.
      Her residence: deceased
      1st marriage: No
      Prior marriages: twice
      Prior marriages dissolved: Death
      When: 1927 - 1949

      FEMALE
      Name: Olive Richison
      Color: White
      Where born: Jay Co., Ind.
      When born: 11-24-1878
      Present residence: Portland, Ind.
      Present occupation: Housewife
      Full name of father: Thomas Franklin Alexander
      His color: White
      His birthplace: Randolph Co., Ind.
      His residence: deceased
      Full name of mother: Mary Courtney
      Her color: White
      Her birthplace: Indiana
      Her residence: deceased
      1st marriage: No
      Prior marriages: Once
      Prior marriages dissolved: Death

      License Date: 15 Apr 1950
      License County: Randolph
      Marriage Date: 15 Apr 1950
      Married by: Jesse H. Wall
      The birth dates of Frank Hodge and Olive are reversed on the license. She was born 10 Jun 1887 (Jay Co., Bk.H-3, p.4) and he was born 24 Nov 1878 according to his obituary.

    5. [S1901] Marriage, 11 Apr 2008.
      Randolph County, Indiana marriage license application and return, (1950), Hodge-Richison; Randolph County Clerk's office, Winchester.
      The birth dates of Frank Hodge and Olive are reversed on the license. She was born 10 Jun 1887 (Jay Co., Bk.H-3, p.4) and he was born 24 Nov 1878 according to his obituary.



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