James Henry Dudley

13 January 1859–24 January 1889 (Age 30)
Franklin, Virginia, United States

The Life of James Henry

When James Henry Dudley was born on 13 January 1859, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, his father, James Henry Dudley, was 30 and his mother, Julia Ann Elizabeth Ferguson, was 26. He married Nannie Jefferson Street on 8 April 1880, in Franklin, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Union Hall, Franklin, Virginia, United States in 1880. He died on 24 January 1889, at the age of 30.

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James Henry Dudley
Nannie Jefferson Street
Marriage: 8 April 1880
William Dudley
Vernon Dudley
Morton Leonard Dudley
Harry Gordon Dudley
Roy E. Dudley

Spouse and Children

8 April 1880
Franklin, Virginia, United States


    William Dudley


    Vernon Dudley


    Morton Leonard Dudley


    Harry Gordon Dudley


    Roy E. Dudley


Parents and Siblings



    Octavia Ann Dudley


    Elderidge Marcellus Dudley


    Stephen William Dudley


    Silas T Dudley



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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 2

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. 

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 9

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: habitational name from Dudley in the West Midlands, named from the Old English personal name Dudda ( see Dodd ) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Irish (County Cork): English name adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Dubhdáleithe ‘descendant of Dubhdáleithe’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + ‘two’ + léithe ‘sides’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James H Dudley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James Dudley in household of James H Dudley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jas H Dudley in household of Moses G Booth, "United States Census, 1860"

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