Charles H. Dudley

Wayland, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Charles H.

When Charles H. Dudley was born in 1840, in Wayland, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Benjamin Austin Dudley, was 29 and his mother, Rosalia Heard, was 15. He married Hannah F Durgin on 20 August 1870, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Charles H. Dudley
Hannah F Durgin
Marriage: 20 August 1870

Spouse and Children

20 August 1870
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Austin Dudley


    Rosalia Heard





    Rosalia Austin Dudley


    Edward M Dudley


    Charlotte Dudley


    William Theodore Dudley


World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 32

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • Charles Dudley in household of Benjamin A Dudley, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Charles H. Dudley, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Charles H. Dudley, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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