William Arthur Bud Counts

5 September 1892–8 September 1971 (Age 79)
Dickenson, Virginia, United States

The Life of William Arthur Bud

When William Arthur Bud Counts was born on 5 September 1892, in Dickenson, Virginia, United States, his father, John Letcher Counts, was 31 and his mother, Phoebe R. Sutherland, was 25. He married Hannah Wardell Udy on 21 December 1922, in Bluefield, Mercer, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Bluefield, Mercer, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Beaver Pond Magisterial District, Mercer, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 8 September 1971, in West Virginia, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Bluefield, Mercer, West Virginia, United States.

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William Arthur Bud Counts
Hannah Wardell Udy
Marriage: 21 December 1922
Jack Earl Counts

Spouse and Children

21 December 1922
Bluefield, Mercer, West Virginia, United States


    Jack Earl Counts


Parents and Siblings



    George Washington Counts


    Noah Stanford Counts



    Elisha M Counts



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World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 2

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of a Dutch patronymic from Coen or of German Kuntz . Compare Coons .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William A Counts in household of Lora V Peery, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William A Counts, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William A Counts, "United States Census, 1930"

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