John L Dudding

Brief Life History of John L

When John L Dudding was born in 1772, in Botetourt, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Alfred Wellington Dudding, was 22 and his mother, Rebecca Persinger, was 23. He married Sarah Bellamy on 15 February 1792, in Botetourt, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Kanawha, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. In 1798, at the age of 28, his occupation is listed as builder and operator of dudding's mill. He died on 7 September 1842, in Nitro, Kanawha, Virginia, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Nitro, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States.

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John L Dudding
Rebeccka Persinger
Marriage: 12 November 1804
Mary Polly Dudding
Blacke Dudding
Anderson Dudding
Harriett Dudding

Sources (50)

  • John Dudding, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John L. Dudding - birth: 1766 / 1776; Botetourt, Virginia, United States
  • John Dudding, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"

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Name Meaning

English: variant of Dodding, a patronymic from the Middle English personal name Dodding or Dudding, which in Old English literally meant ‘son of Dodda or Dudda’. Compare Dodd 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Dudding - Dudden in Kanawha County Virginia Tax Lists 1801 to 1830

Source: Kanawha County Virginia Personal Property Tax List 1792 to 1822 Repository: Family History Library; Salt Lake City, Utah Call No. FHL2024596 1801: John Dudden - 1 1802: John Duddon - one male …

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