Amanda Caroline Hudson

18 June 1855–13 April 1879 (Age 23)
Halifax, Virginia, United States

The Life of Amanda Caroline

When Amanda Caroline Hudson was born on 18 June 1855, in Halifax, Virginia, United States, her father, David Parker Hudson, was 49 and her mother, Mary P Owen, was 44. She married Richard H Wright on 16 May 1877, in Halifax, Virginia, United States. She died on 13 April 1879, in Halifax, Virginia, United States, at the age of 23, and was buried in Crystal Hill, Halifax, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard H Wright
1847–
Amanda Caroline Hudson
1855–1879
Marriage: 16 May 1877

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 May 1877
Halifax, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (7)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 6

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. 
1862 · The Battle of Fredericksburg

Age 7

The Battle of Fredericksburg involved 200,000 troops with General Ambrose Burnside of the army of the Potomac against General Lee’s Army of the North.
1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Caroline Hudson in household of David P Hudson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amanda C. Hudson in entry for Richard H. Wright, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Amanda Caroline Hudson Wright, "Find A Grave Index"

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