The Hedge family that is being researched here is
believed to be from a John Hedge
who along with John
Baker made their way from Georgia to Middle Tennessee
Dickson County Tennessee area. On these web
pages Isaac and William Hedge who are
found together in
Dickson County Tennessee in 1830 are being portrayed as
Although at this time, there is no proof to
the fact that they are indeed brothers,
it does appear
that they are definitely related. Perhaps someday the
proof will come
along and if and when it does, if there
are any changes to be made, it will be done.
according to the 1850 Census was born abt 1790 GA, William
in he was born 1791 in MS. The John
Hedge/Hodge who is being looked at as their father
later, appears to have been traveling with John A Baker
who later became
William's father-in-law is being
researched. Not a lot of information on this John has
found at this time, but the one that is being looked at is
Reconstructed 1790 Elbert County Georgia (Land Warrants
1785-1795) page 83
a John Hodge was listed.
Page 87 it
shows under Officers Elbert County Militia June 21 1791 a
Note also that William Hedge's future
father-in-law John A Baker was also of Elbert
John A. Baker lived in Elbert Co.
GA from 1790 until 1795 when he sold his land and
Franklin Co. GA. There he was an Ensign in the militia
commanded by Col.
Larkin Cleveland, and with Col. Niel
Cleveland represented Franklin County at the
Constitutional Assembly where Georgia ratified the
Georgia, tax Lists shows John Baker from 1800-1808
while acquiring land in Dickson
County Tennessee in 1805.
John Hodge is listed on these tax lists in Franklin County
Georgia up too 1819.
JOHN Franklin County GA 003 Tax List 1805 Tax List
ISAAC Franklin County GA 013 Tax List 1805 Tax List
Note: In 1805 on the Tax list was an Isaac Hodge. Father
or brother of John perhaps?
In 1820 Dickson Co TN in
what is thought to be the home of John were two men listed
ages 45 and up. Could if of been this Isaac?
JOHN Franklin County GA 030 Tax List 1806 Tax List
JOHN Franklin County GA 046 Tax List
-----* Franklin County GA 048 Tax List 1808 Tax List GA
JOHN Franklin County GA 067 Tax List 1818 Tax
JOHN Franklin County GA 144 Tax List 1819 Tax List
believed that by 1820 the above John is the one found in
Dickson County TN as:
HODGES JOHN Dickson Co. TN 18
100002-10111 (2 Males 45 and up)
1820 HIDGE WILLIAM Dickson Co TN
A John Baker is listed on page 18
as well. John Baker left a will dated May 3 1820
he named his daughter "3rd - I give to my Daughter, Polly
dollars to her and (her) heirs forever."
ISAAC Perry Co TN 271
With what little information
that has been gathered on the "early" days begins the
research that we have put together on who maybe brothers,
Isaac and William Hedge/Hodge.
If there is anyone that has
information putting these people together or not please
contact one of us:
ISAAC HEDGE born abt 1790
WILLIAM HEDGE born abt 1791
MARY HEDGE born