William Harrison Hudson

Male20 August 1841–4 April 1906

Brief Life History of William Harrison

When William Harrison Hudson was born on 20 August 1841, in Virginia, United States, his father, David Parker Hudson, was 35 and his mother, Mary P Owen, was 30. He had at least 4 sons and 6 daughters with Martha J Or Pattie Glass. He lived in Halifax, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Staunton Magisterial District, Halifax, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. He died on 4 April 1906, at the age of 64, and was buried in Liberty, Halifax, Virginia, United States.

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William Harrison Hudson
Martha J Or Pattie Glass
John Thomas Hudson
Mary Elizabeth Hudson
Minnie Will Hudson
Ora A Hudson
Henry Hudson
Fannie B Hudson
Mattie J. Hudson
Annie L Hudson
Archer Surry Hudson
Frank Leslie Hudson

Sources (53)

  • Wm H Hedson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William H Hudson, "United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949"
  • William H Hudson, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 3

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 20

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Hudde (see Hudd ) + -son. This surname is also established in Ireland.

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

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