Samuel and Mary Tolbert Hogg – Tombstone Inscription


Hogg, Samuel
Hogg, Mary Talbot
Section 17
ID # 170019

Samuel Hogg
1783 — 1842 

His wife
Mary Talbot
1786 – 1860 

1908 Plat: Dr. Samuel Hogg
                Section 17 Lot 3
                Lot owner Allen A. Hall
1909 List: Dr. Samuel Hogg
Smith (1908) & Garrett (1971):
       Dr. Samuel E. Hogg
       April 18, 1783 – May 28, 1842
(2005 Survey: This tombstone was not on lot)
Interment Book: Mrs. Mary Hogg (75 years)        Dec. 14, 1860

Recorded 2005

Gage-Hogg-Young Family Papers
Mississippi Department of Archives & History
Biography (abbreviated)
“Samuel Hogg, the son of Major Thomas Hogg and Rebecca Edwards Webb Hogg, was born in Halifax, North Carolina, on April 18, 1783. Hogg studied medicine in Gallatin, Sumner County, Tennessee. After serving as a surgeon in several different organizations during the War of 1812, Dr. Hogg was elected to the Tennessee House of Representatives.  He was later elected as a United States congressman for the 1817-1819 term. He lived briefly in Natchez, Mississippi, and practiced medicine with Dr. James C. Young from 1836-1838. Dr. Hogg kept a more permanent home in Nashville, where he continued to practice medicine until 1840. After 1840, Dr. Hogg retired to a farm in Rutherford County, Tennessee, where he died on May 28, 1842. Surviving Dr. Hogg were his wife, Mary Talbot Hogg, and four children: Sophia Maria, Rebecca Ruth, Mary Carolina and Thomas Talbot Hogg. Mary Talbot Hogg died in Nashville around 1860.”

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After 2009 Restoration
Restored Hogg Tombstone
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Samuel E. Hogg. Wikipedia
Dr. Hogg joined the army as a surgeon:

  • First Regiment of Tennessee Volunteer Infantry from November 21, 1812 to April 22, 1813.
  • On the staff of Major General Andrew Jackson in the expedition against the Creek Indians from February 22 to May 25, 1814
  • On staff of Major General Wm. Carroll from November 13, 1814 to May 13, 1815

Updated Report March 2013