William Harrison Hudson

20 August 1841–4 April 1906 (Age 64)
Virginia, United States

The Life 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 "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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Family Time Line

William Harrison Hudson
1841–1906
Martha J "Pattie" Glass
1854–1921
John Thomas Hudson
1871–1891
Mary Elizabeth Hudson
1874–1965
Minnie Will Hudson
1876–1946
Ora A Hudson
1878–1928
Henry Hudson
1880–
Fannie B Hudson
1882–1971
Mattie J. Hudson
1886–1891
Annie L. Hudson
1889–1891
Archer Surry Hudson
1892–1952
Frank Leslie Hudson
1894–1967

Spouse and Children

children

(10)

    John Thomas Hudson

    Male1871–1891Male

    Female1874–1965Female

    Minnie Will Hudson

    Female1876–1946Female

    Ora A Hudson

    Female1878–1928Female

    Henry Hudson

    Male1880–Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

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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.
1846

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 medieval personal name Hudde ( see Hutt 1). This surname is particularly common in Yorkshire and is also well established in Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wm H Hedson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Hudson in household of David P Hudson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William H Hudson in household of David P Hudson, "United States Census, 1850"

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