James Hite Dudley

18 November 1791–4 November 1858 (Age 67)
Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James Hite

When James Hite Dudley was born on 18 November 1791, in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Dudley, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Hite Taylor, was 29. He married Elizabeth "Eliza" Davis Shumate on 28 July 1824, in Nicholas, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Fleming, Kentucky, United States in 1850. He died on 4 November 1858, in Flemingsburg, Fleming, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Fleming County Cemetery, Flemingsburg, Fleming, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Hite Dudley
1791–1858
Elizabeth "Eliza" Davis Shumate
1808–1866
Marriage: 28 July 1824
Peyton Shumate Dudley
1825–1910
William M Dudley
1826–
Mary A. Dudley
1829–
James H Dudley
1831–
Elizabeth Virginia Dudley
1833–1909
Amanda J Dudley
1835–1931
Newton Steele Dudley
1840–1923
Elizabeth May Dudley
1843–1931
Lakin Dudley
1845–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 July 1824
Nicholas, Kentucky, United States
children

(9)

    Peyton Shumate Dudley

    Male1825–1910Male

    William M Dudley

    Male1826–Male

    Mary A. Dudley

    Female1829–Female

    James H Dudley

    Male1831–Male

    Elizabeth Virginia Dudley

    Female1833–1909Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Mary Dudley

    Female1779–1787Female

    Simon Dudley

    Male1781–1841Male

    Male1783–1864Male

    John Dudley

    Male1786–1855Male

    Nancy Ann Dudley

    Female1787–1870Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 1

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1812

Age 21

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Dudley, "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850 "
  • Jas Dudley in entry for Newton Steele Dudley, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"
  • Jas. Dudley in entry for Eliza Dudley Marshall, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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