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Elizabeth Hodson

Female 1640 - 1698


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  • Born  Between 1640 and 1650  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  Nov 1698  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I3718  markhamchest
    Last Modified  8 Jan 2016 

    Father  John Hodson,   b. 1608, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1685, Roscommon Co, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Abigail Madden,   b. Abt 1615, Donore, Dublin Co, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F1307  Group Sheet

    Family  Benjamin Fletcher,   b. Abt 1640, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1703, Boyle, Roscommon Co, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Bef 1685  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Vincentia Fletcher,   b. Between 1670 and 1690, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ratham Fletcher,   b. Between 1670 and 1690, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Benjamin Fletcher,   b. Between 1670 and 1690, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Catherine Fletcher,   b. Between 1680 and 1690,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F1277  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • 1685; Extracted from the Will of John Hodson, 1685 Roscommon county Ireland - father of Elizabeth Hodson:
      . . . to my children and grandchildren, to Blayney and Townley, to my two brothers, to the overseers of this my will, every one of them a gold ring of forty shillings . . .
      . . . the feeofments(?) relating my daughters (?) Townley, Elizabeth ffletcher, Abigal Madden be given into the hands of my son Daniel Hodson.
      . . . Wife sole Executrix . . . my dear friend S Robert King, Daniel Hodson, Benjamin ffletcher, Henry Townley and Edward Madden my overseers . . . 22 Jul 1685.

      [Benjamin Fletcher's] wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Dr John Hodson, bishop of Elphin, Ireland, died in 1698.
      [source] Dictionary of American Biography; biography of Benjamin Fletcher.

      Copy of a letter from Capt. Evans to Mr. Graham threatening Lord Bellomont. "Those gentlemen whom he has injured with his lame hand by writing will expect right from it.On Monday last we buried the Lady Fletcher. He suffers much by my Lord's clamours against him. The King being in Flanders he has not been yet heard." London, Nov. 15, 1698.
      [source] Records of the Board of Trade, New York.

      Monuments in St James Church (London) - In the Chancel - On a Pillar South. A Monument for Elizabeth, Wife of Colonel Ben. Fletcher, late Captain General, and Governor in Chief of his Majesties Province of New York in America, and Daughter of Dr. John Hodson, Lord Bishop of Elphin in Ireland, 1698.
      [source] A survey of the cities of London and Westminster, borough of Southwark, and parts adjacent ; John Stow, John Mottley, 1735.

      Notes for Elizabeth Hodson; compiled by Pamela Hutchison Garrett, 2015; for Markham of Chesterfield website.