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Lewis S. Hodge

LEWIS S. HODGE, farmer, is a North Carolinian by birth, born February 21, 1817, and came to Tennessee with his parents, John and Sallie Hodge, at an early day. They located in Maury County, and became the parents of six children- three daughters and three sons: Gabriel L., Elizabeth, Lewis S., Mary, Samuel and Nancy. The father's death occurred in 1825, and the mother's in 1868. Lewis S. obtained such education as could be obtained in the common schools of Maury County at this early day. He has followed tilling of the soil from boyhood, and has resided on his present farm of 116 acres of valuable land since 1834. Willie J. Cavnor became his wife in 1835. She is a daughter of Thomas and Nancy Cavnor, of Giles County, and became the mother of ten children- seven sons and three daughters: John, James, Sallie, Samuel, William, Jackson, Harris, Nannie, Henry and Mary.   Mr. and Mrs. Hodge are members of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and in his political views our subject is a Democrat.

From: Goodspeed's History of Giles County