Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Belle Dixon Hodgman

According to her death record, Belle Dixon Hodgman was born in Hudson, Michigan, on January 20, 1863, to John and Sarah (Hamley) Dixon. She was the first principal of Campbell School in Sandusky, Ohio. In the summer of 1886, Belle Dixon married G.B. Hodgman, who operated a cooperage in Sandusky for several years. Mrs. Belle Dixon Hodgman died on January 26, 1941, in St. Louis, Missouri. Her remains were brought back to Sandusky, Ohio for burial at Oakland Cemetery. An obituary for Belle Dixon Hodgman appeared in the September 20, 1941 issue of the Sandusky Register Star News. Mrs. Hodgman's death record is on file at the Missouri Digital Heritage website.

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