William Hodgkinson

M, ID# 1155, (1751-1847)
     William Hodgkinson was born on 12 August 1751.1 He married Mary Jones, daughter of James Jones and Christianah Folk, about 1786 in Grantham Twp, Lincoln County, Ontario.1 He lived in Lot 10 Con 2, Grantham Twp, Lincoln County, Ontario. William Hodgkinson and Mary Jones were the parents of 13 children.2 He died on 21 February 1847 in Grantham Twp, Ontario, at age 95.1

William's obituary in the Hamilton Spectator, Hamilton, Ontario, on 24 February 1847 read:
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HODGINSON Died on Sunday morning last, Mr. W. Hodginson, of Grantham, aged 96. The deceased was among the last of that hardy band who, retaining their allegiance to the Sovereign in the American Revolution, was obliged, after struggling for seven years through the victories and defeats and the hardships and dangers of that trying scene, to leave their own comfortable firesides and seek a home in the wilderness."3

He was buried in Hodgkinson Burial Ground, Grantham Twp, Lincoln County, Ontario.1
Last Edited=31 Jan 2018

Citations

  1. [S739] Maggie Parnall, "RE: My website updates," e-mail message from e-mail address (Ontario) to Faye West, 29 Jan 2010.
  2. [S742] Maggie Parnall, "RE: My website updates," e-mail message from e-mail address (Ontario) to Faye West, 30 Jan 2010.
  3. [S1880] Deaths from the Hamilton Spectator, Glanbrook Heritage Society Archives; archived (http://www.glanbrookheritage.ca/archivesreference.htm: accessed 31 Jan 2018).