William Hudspeth

Male1802–18 January 1877

Brief Life History of William

When William Hudspeth was born in 1802, in Wilkes, Georgia, United States, his father, Richard Hudspeth, was 26 and his mother, Mary Abernathy Sims, was 21. He married Mary W Pool on 18 January 1825, in Wilkes, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 18 January 1877, in his hometown, at the age of 75, and was buried in Albany, Dougherty, Georgia, United States.

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William Hudspeth
Mary W Pool
Marriage: 18 January 1825
Eliza J Hudspeth
George Robinson Hudspeth
Mattie Hudspeth
Mary Ann Hudspeth
Benjamin Franklin Hudspeth

Sources (5)

  • William Hudspeth, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • William Hudspeth, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Hudspeth Hudspeth in entry for Julia Toombs Brooks, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1825Wilkes, Georgia, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1803 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery

    Age 1

    Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 23

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English (Northumberland and Durham): habitational name from Hudspeth in Elsdon (Northumberland), from an Old English personal name Hod (genitive Hoddes) + Old English pæth ‘path, track’.

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

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