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Phoebe Featherstone Hudson Family
Of Virginia & Tennessee


 Name: Irby M. HUDSON

Birth: abt 1752 Dinwiddie Co., VA
Marriage: 4 Dec 1778 Chesterfield Co., Virginia

Spouse: Phoebe FEATHERSTONE

Birth: abt 1752 Virginia - 1750/1754
Death: 16 Dec 1820 Virginia
Father: Charles FEATHERSTONE (~1716-1778)
Mother: Phoebe WALTHALL (~1720-1762)
 

Children

1 M: Col. Thomas P. HUDSON
Birth: 1783 Dinwiddie Co., VA
Death: 1839 Coweta Co., GA
Spouse: Sophia THRUMAN
Marriage: 20 Jan 1809 Hancock Co., GA
Spouse: Ann Docia THRUMAN
Marriage: 1 Dec 1829 Morgan Co., GA

2 M: Charles HUDSON
Birth: abt 1784 Dinwiddie Co., VA
Death: 6 Nov 1827 Putnam Co., GA
Spouse: Elizabeth REESE
Marriage: 24 Nov 1808 Hancock Co., GA

3 F: Elizabeth Featherstone HUDSON
Birth: 3 Jun 1784 Dinwiddie Co., VA
Death: 16 Oct 1848 Hancock Co., GA
Spouse: Thomas Irby LITTLE Sr.
Marriage: 10 Dec 1801 Hancock Co., GA

4 M: Irby M. HUDSON II
Birth: May 1785
Death: Apr 1844 Hancock Co., GA
Burial:  Old Union Chruch Cem. Eatonton, Putnam Co. GA
Spouse: Nancy Ann Bacon McCONNICO
Marriage: aft 1806
Spouse: Jane Frances žFrancesÓ FLOURNOY
Marriage: 22 Dec 1812 Hancock Co., GA
Spouse: Martha MARSHALL
Marriage: 9 Feb 1836 Putnam Co., GA

5 M: William B. HUDSON
Birth: 12 Jan 1786 Dinwiddie Co., VA
Death: 5 Jan 1834 Hancock Co., GA
Spouse: Frances LONG
Marriage: 28 Aug 1806 Hancock Co., GA

6 M: John W. HUDSON
Birth: 4 Jan 1794 Dinwiddie Co., VA
Death: 5 Jun 1857 Putnam Co., GA
Burial:  Old Union Chruch Cem. Eatonton, Putnam Co. GA
Spouse: Nancy GAITHER
Marriage: 18 May 1820 Putnam Co., GA
Spouse: Ann Young MASON
Marriage: 10 Mar 1825 Putnam Co., GA

7 F: Jane Frances "Frances" HUDSON
Birth: 1796 Hancock Co., GA
Death: 1828 Hancock Co., GA
Spouse: Robert ADAMS
Marriage: 1815 Georgia
Spouse: Thomas HIGHTOWER
Marriage: 29 Jan 1828 Putnam Co., GA

8 M: Lewellyn W. HUDSON
Birth: 1 Nov 1797
Death: 14 Jun 1836 Putnam Co., GA
Burial:  Alexander Family Cemetery, Putnam County, GA (Possibly)
Spouse: Evelina ALEXANDER
Marriage: 22 Feb 1821 Putnam Co., GA
Spouse: Eliza D. JARRETT
Marriage: 22 Oct 1828 Elbert Co., GA

9 F: Sarah HUDSON
Birth: abt 1779 Dinwiddie Co., VA  1799-1804
Spouse: Edward GREENE
Marriage: 28 May 1818 Putnam Co., GA
Spouse: John B. HARRISON
Marriage: 9 Jan 1834 Putnam Co., GA
 

Notes for Thomas P. (Child 1)
CENSUS/TAX RECORDS:
1830 - Georgia - Hancock County
 1831 - Georgia - Hancock County - Tax Records
 (Moved to Coweta County, GA about 1832)
 

Notes for Charles (Child 2)
Georgia: Putnam County: Index, Will Book B, 1823-1856
 

Notes for Elizabeth Featherstone (Child 3)
from WorldConnect....
Sources:
    1. Rozier, John, The Houses of Hancock, 1785-1865, published in conjunction with the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, Auldfarran Books, Decatur, GA, second printing 1999; ® 1996, John Rozier. p. 130.
    2. Austin, Jeanette Holland, Georgia Bible Records, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, MD, 1985. p. 73.
    3. Lucas, The Rev. Silas Emmett, Jr., Some Georgia County Records, Vol. 1, Southern Historical Press, Greenville, SC, 1st printing 1977, 2nd  printing 1994. pp. 349-350.
    4. Hancock County Georgia - Early Marriages, copy in the possession of Lea Dowd. No compiler, no date. p. 148.
    Note: Mary Frances and John Henry are TWINS.
 

Notes for William B. (Child 5)
Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia by Huxford Society (www.huxford.com) Volume 5, Page 219
WILLIAM HUDSON was born in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, January 12, 1786, a son of IRBY HUDSON (RS) and wife PHOEBE. His parents moved to Georgia in 1798 and settled in Hancock County where he was married August 28, 1806 to FRANCES LONG, daughter of EVANS LONG and wife LUCY APPERSON. She was born in Culpeper County, VA, October 19, 1789. By this marriage twelve children where born.

Obituary 15 JAN 1834 "The Southern Recorder", Milledgeville, GA "he was 54 years old at his death, and had lived in Hancock County for the past 36 years; that he was survived by his wife and ten children; and that he was noted for his hospitality and integrity, having the qualities of a Christian."
 

Notes for Lewellyn W. (Child 8)
Could these have been some of their children or grandchildren?

              Hudson, Gilbert Lewellen, Pvt.,
              Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Discharged 12/6/62 furnished substitute, W. W. 
              Walden. Appointed surgeon in state troops. 1850 Census list Gilbert L. 
              Hudson age 14 living Coweta Co in the household of William Dixon. 1870 
              Census list G. L. Hudson age 34 living Troup Co. Newnan Guards Living 
              Hogansville, GA 1880's.

              Hudson, Thomas Harden, Pvt.,
              Enlisted 5/1/1862, Newnan, AWOL 2/19/63, Wounded Winchester, Gun shot wound 
              left thigh 3/25/65 Fort Stedman near Petersburg, Taken prisoner in 
              hospital at Richmond, Paroled 4/28/65. 1850 Census list Thomas H. Hudson 
              age 17, a student, living Coweta Co in the household of Thomas Sevenson. 
              1870 Census list Thomas H. Hudson age 36 living Coweta Co. Pension record 
              Widow Mrs. Lenna C. Hudson applied 1901 Carroll Co. She was born 1833 
              Putnam Co GA, her maiden name was Roberds. They married 1853 in Coweta 
              Co. Thomas died 10/5/87 Carroll Co. She was being supported in 1901 by 
              her children. Thomas and Lenna's Son, John R. Hudson stated that Lenna 
              died 2/08. Witness' Alvan Freeman and John E. Robinson stated that Thomas 
              was wounded at Fort Stedman around Petersburg, and was in the Hospital at 
              the time of the surrender.

              SOURCE: 
              Coweta Co GA 12th Battalion Georgia Light Artillery - Company A
              File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by George H. 
              Watkins,(GHWat155@ aol.com) 
              Georgia Table of Contents: 
              http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/ga/gafiles.htm
              Research done by George H. Watkins over a period of years. 

              Visit Ash's page: http://www.pollette.com/default.htm
              for more information about 12th Battalion (and many other counties as 
              well). His pages contain history, photos, and battle information.

              Company A, 12th Georgia Battalion, Georgia Light Artillery
              Company A, 12th Georgia Battalion (Newnan Artillery)
              Roster of Company A 12th Georgia Battalion, Capt. James W. Anderson
              This company was made up of men from Coweta County and the surrounding 
              area. It was known as the "Newnan Artillery" and was designated as 
              Company A at the reorganization of December 1862.

              The primary source for the above information is the Compiled Service 
              Records, GA Dept. of Archives and History, drawer 254 boxes 31-35, with 
              additional information from the records of the Soldier Roster
              Commission, GA Dept. of Archives and History, RG-58-2-26 box 83 Loc. 
              3297-15. Information was also taken fromprivate letters, county 
              histories, and local newspapers when available.

 

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