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Simeon Hodges 1768-1838

From A Record of the Revolutionary Soldiers buried in Lake County, Ohio, New Connecticut Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Painesville, Ohio, 1902.

Typed and submitted by Becky Falin, 1996.

Simeon Hodges was born in Massachusetts in 1768, and died in Mentor, Ohio, June 12, 1838.

During the Revolutionary War, when a mere youth, he went with his uncle Capt. Isaac Hodges, in Col. John Daggett's regiment, from Norton, Mass. to Tiverton, Rhode Island and return, on an alarm call, making in all eight days.

He made several trips to "New Connecticut" as a traveling merchant, purchasing a tract of land in Newbury, Geauga Co., upon which his son Samuel settled in 1819 or 1820, and about 1822 Simeon Hodges settled in Mentor, where he spent the remainder of his life.

He lies in Mentor Cemetery.

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