The Weekly Mercury
October 23, 1895
A Family Reunion
The Hodges Family Have A Reunion
Haden, Ala., October 22, 1895
At the home of Mr. And Mrs. A. J. MOORE, in Big Cove, near Haden, on Friday,
Oct. 18th, the remnant of the Hodges family celebrated a happy
reunion. Many of the readers of THE
MERCURY will remember old Mr. Thomas HODGES, a good, honest and very
respectful gentleman; member of the Cumberland Church at Mt. Pleasant. He has raised a nice family of children. He and his dear wife and several children
have long ago crossed the river of death.
Only five are now living, four sisters and one brother. These five with some of their children and
grandchildren celebrated the reunion.
Some of them have not seen each others faces in 15 years. Happy meetings indeed. For the pleasure of distant relatives and
friends, the names which they now bear also their age and address are given.
Mrs. M. C. MOORE, Haden,
Ala., age 71
Mrs. Sarah C. STOWDER, Blue Ash, O [?], age 55
Mrs. Ellen WICKER, Gurley,
Ala., age 53
Mrs. Lou PETTY, New Market, Ala., age 50
Mr. Robert HODGES, Marcus, Dekalb County, Ala., age 57.
These are the Hodges children; all are Christians; all
enjoying good health. They have not yet
separated and we know they dread parting, for they will probably never meet
again in this world but we trust they will be reunited around the throne of God
in Heaven, where there is no more parting and all tears wiped away.