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Robert Hodges- adoption- Scranton Pennsylvania- 1937

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 18:51
Looking for birth family of Robert Hodges born June 7, 1936. He was adopted through St. Josephs Childrens & Maternity hospital, Scranton, Pa. in 1937. His adopted name is Robert Moss.
If you are related or know anything about Roberts birth parents or possible siblings, please contact me at ellisongenealogy2@yahoo.com
Thank you.

Re: Gresham Hodges family

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 00:21
Thanks for this posting. Gresham divorced Jane Leprade & married Elizabeth Blankenship Ward, Jan 8, 1879. In the 1880 census, there were 6 Ward children living with the Hodges. Elizabeth was a half-sister to the Ward children. The oldest, Josephine Ward was my Grandmother. The 4 youngest Ward children changed their names to Hodges, as their Mother died 1877 or 78. I can't find an exact death date. Evidently the Hodges raised them - I don't know - just assuming. Do you live in VA?

Re: Hodges Family

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 00:14
Yes, Gresham Hodges 1st wife was Jane Leprade. Abiah ws by Jane. They divorced and he married Elizabeth Blankenship Ward, Jan 8, 1879. She was half-sister to my Grandmother, Josephine Ward.