The Kemp Sketch
HODGE, JAMES - Came to Texas in September 1831 and was married at the time. This is shown in Headright Certificate No. 146 issued to him February 7, 1838 by the Ft. Bend Board of Land Commissioners for one labor of land. He is shown on page 41 of the army rolls in the General Land Office as one of the men of Captain Peyton R. Splane’s company who were detailed to guard the camp opposite Harrisburg April 21, 1836. The records in the Land Office do not show that he received bounty or donation land.
Mr. Hodge was married to Lulenia Kuykendall at Houston, December 23, 1837.
The Probate Records of Ft. Bend County show that Archibald Hodge was appointed administrator of the estate of James Hodge, February 8, 1844.
(Note: 1 league surveyed in Montgomery county)
Written by Louis W. Kemp, between 1930 and 1952. Please note that typographical and factual errors have not been corrected from the original sketches. The biographies have been scanned from the original typescripts, a process that sometimes allows for mistakes in the new text. Researchers should verify the accuracy of the texts' contents through other sources before quoting in publications. Additional information on the veteran may be available in the Herzstein Library.
- Died in Battle: No
- Rank: Private
- Company: Capt. Peyton R. Splane
- Alternate Names: Hodges
- Date of Birth: 1801
- Came to Texas: 1831 Sept
- Wife: 1. Nancy Johnson; 2. Lulenia Kuykendall