Copy of A Manuscript Made By My Grandfather, Isaac Hoge, Dated: August 31, 1857
My father, Isaac Hoge Sr., son of Solomon Hoge and Ann Rollins or Rawlings, was born January 30, 1763, died September 20, 1838.
My mother, Elizabeth Hoge, daughter of James and Elizabeth Nichols, was born in Loudon Co., VA., October 16, 1767, died July 9, 1836.
My parents were married and lived in Loudon Co. until the fall of 1801, when they moved to Belmont Co., Ohio, three miles west of St. Clairsville on Fallen Timber Run, where they lived until their death. They are buried in the Friends Graveyard in St.clairsville. They were married April 29, 1784, and had twelve children as follows:
James, born 5/7/1785, died 11/1828, m. 1st Hanna Jandy, 2nd Rachel Fairhurst;
Absalom, b. 2/8/1787, d. 1865, m. Rachel Coffee;
Solomon, b. 8/14/1789, d. 1866, m. Sarah Stamon;
Sarah, b. 8/28/1791, d. 10/1793;
Craven, b. 2/2/1794, d. about 1858, m. Sarah Merrit;
Pleasant, b. 6/9/1796, d. 4/15/1833, m. Luther Norris;
Joshua, b. 11/17/1798;
Asa b. 3/19/1801, m. Asanath Mead;
Isaac, Jr., b. 4/9/1804, m. Rachel Machir;
Elizabeth, b. 9/15/1807, m. Thomas Nichols;
Bushrod, b. 6/25/1810, m. Rachel Pennington;
Jesse, b. 7/16/1813, m. Susanna Kinsey.
The first William Hoge from Scotland was the Grand Progenitor. His son William, was the Grandfather of Isaac Hoge, Sr. His son, Solomon, was my Grandfather. Isaac Hoge Sr., was my Father. So that I am the fifth generation.
My great grandfather, William Hoge, became a Quaker, the first among the Hoges. Most of his descendents were Friends.
By: Isaac Hoge, Moundsville, Marshall Co., VA
The Hoge, Nichols and related families – 1969