When William Petrie Hedgepeth Sr was born on 24 March 1810, in Chester Township, Chester, South Carolina, United States, his father, John Hedgepath, was 41 and his mother, Rhoda Grubbs, was 30. He married Susan Colvin on 18 November 1834, in Chester, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Chester, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Pontotoc, Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States in 1850. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 14 August 1854, in Chickasaw, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Halsell Cemetery, Old Houlka, Chickasaw, Mississippi, United States.
English: variant of Hudspeth , altered by folk etymology. This name is particularly common in NC.
Hedgepeth Bible Records, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana Submitted by Debra W. Dame Source: 1956 Notarized copy of the Hedgepeth Family Bible; this record is on microfilm in the genealogy sect …
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