Among the Hodgson millers

My William Hodson wasn’t the only miller in the family. Even during his life, he had a cousin William who was also a miller in Guilford County, which was quite confusing in my genealogy research, at least until that line moved north and west.

And out of that northern and western migration of Hodgson cousins, we find the brothers Alva and George settling in the Ozarks of Missouri and continuing the tradition:

The Hodgson Mill logo is found on grocery shelves around the country.
The Hodgson Mill logo is found on grocery shelves around the country.
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2 thoughts on “Among the Hodgson millers”

    1. Despite some speculation to the contrary, I’ve seen no evidence of a Native line. Everything so far falls within the Quaker culture (which I see extending out into Methodism and the like). Admittedly, there are gaps in the charts, but moving into the world of Friends would have been difficult for an outsider in the period from the American Revolution to the end of the 19th century.

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