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Ernest Alvador Hodgden
Birth: Oct. 4, 1875
Delaware
Delaware County
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 1941
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA

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Ernest was a tall, medium built man with black hair and brown eyes.

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Chanute Tribune ~ Chanute, KS ~ Oct. 23, 1941

ERNEST A. HODGDEN DEAD
Former Chanute Man Succombs in St. Joseph, Missouri

Ernest A. Hodgden, 66, died Wednesday morning at his home, 107 East Hyde Park, St. Joseph, Missouri.

Funeral Services will be held at 8 o'clock Friday morning at St. Joseph.

Hodgden grew to young manhood in Chanute, Kansas. He was born in Delaware, Ohio, October 4, 1875.

For the past several years he had lived in St. Joseph and was employed as city mail carrier there until a year ago when failing health caused him to retire.

He leaves his wife; six daughters; a son; two sisters, Mrs. W.S. Biggs (Addie Hodgden), and Mrs. Dan Bower Sr (Laura Hodgden), of Chanute, KS; and two step-sisters, Mrs. J.E. (Florence Holloway) Comer and Mrs. Dick (Ada Holloway) Burnett, of Parsons, KS; one brother, Tom Hodgden, and two half-brothers, Ora Hodgden, of Kimball, KS; and Fred Hodgden of Corsicana, TX; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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Deaths From The Catholic Tribune, 1941-1942 - Published by Northwest Missouri Genealogical Society - St. Joseph, MO - Pg. 23.

Ernest Alvador Hodgden died Oct. 22, 1941, at his home, 107 E. Hyde Park Ave., aged 66.

He was a retired mail carrier. He was born in Ohio.

He enlisted in the Army as a Volunteer in the Spanish-American War and served 8 years. He was discharged with the rank of Quartermaster Sergeant.

He carried the mail from 1917 to 1938.

He leaves his wife Mrs. Eleise Hodgden, 6 daughters, and a son, all here.

Funeral will be at St. James Church and burial in Mt. Auburn, St. Joseph, Missouri.

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 Parents:
  Emmett Bruce Hodgden (1850 - 1926)
  Martha Ellen Chambers Hodgden (1850 - 1889)
 
 Spouse:
  Eleise Rosita Heyde Thompson (1886 - 1968)
 
 Children:
  Ernestine Rachel Hodgden Hibler (1909 - 1995)*
  Dorothea Rosita Dillon (1913 - 1981)*
  Thomas Emmett Hodgden (1914 - 1973)*
  Nell Viola Hodgden Ray (1920 - ____)*
  Rachel Fredricka Hodgden Morton (1923 - 1998)*
  Anna Addie Laura Hodgden Webb (1928 - ____)*
  Jacqueline Ella Marie Hodgden Krogmeier (1930 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ernest Alvador Hodgden (1875 - 1941)
  Thomas Bair Hodgden (1877 - 1933)*
  Addie Arletta Hodgden Biggs (1880 - 1965)*
  Laura Levona Hodgden Bower (1882 - 1976)*
  Ora Ralph Hodgden (1891 - 1968)**
  Frederic Orville Hodgden (1898 - 1962)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: VETERAN - SPANISH AMERICAN WAR - US ARMY & US NAVY
 
Burial:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA
 
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