No. 4219

E. F. Hodgson Historical Timeline

Sources include Hodgson Family Papers, the Dover Historical Society Collection, and Robert Schweitzer and Michael W. R. Davis, America's Favorite Homes: Mail-Order Catalogues as a Guide to Popular Early 20th Century Houses, Detroit Michigan: Wayne State University Press, 1990

(includes other Catalogue House Companies)

Date

Event

1871

On May 20, E. F. Hodgson was born in Medford, Massachusetts. Father Thomas and mother Caroline immigrated from their native Staffordshire, England. 

Ca 1880s

Sometime in this decade, Thomas Hodgson moved his family to a small farm on Farm Street, Dover, Massachusetts.

1886