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Mary Hodges Roark
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Birth: Apr., 1818
Kentucky, USA
Death: 1908
Winchester
Scott County
Illinois, USA

Mary was a daughter of William and Rebecca Hodges. She married Timothy Roark 8 December 1836 in Morgan County, Illinois. The marriage likely actually took place in what is now Scott County, since that County was formed from Morgan at a later time.

Mary and Timothy had four children: Matilda Frances; Julia Malvina; Martha L.; and John Wilson Roark.

Timothy died in 1845, and Mary was left to rear their very young children alone. She became a "tailoress" as she is described in the 1860 Scott County Census. After their mother died, her blind older sister, Elizabeth Hodges, lived with Mary and her children. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Hodges (1787 - 1830)
  Rebecca Hodges (1783 - 1863)
 
 Children:
  Julia Malvina Roark Bernbrauer (1840 - 1919)*
  Martha L. Roark (1842 - 1904)*
  John Wilson Roark (1844 - 1917)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth A. Hodges (1814 - 1895)*
  James Hodges (1815 - 1862)*
  Mary Hodges Roark (1818 - 1908)
  Jesse Franklin Hodges (1818 - 1899)*
  Emily F. Hodges Burbridge (1822 - 1875)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Winchester City Cemetery
Winchester
Scott County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Sarah Martin Neely
Record added: Feb 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65621734
 

 
 
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