Posts tagged ‘Hudson Family’

June 23, 2012

John Hudson’s Children, Forsyth Co., GA

I found the following while reading Forsyth County’s early deed books. It was recorded near the front of the volume (see the source, below) before the index.

Record of the Birth of John Hudsons children
William Hudson was born December 2 1817
Forest Hudson was born January 24 1819
Elizabeth Hudson was born April 21 1820
John Hudson was born March 22 1824
Berry Hudson was born December 2 1826
Henry Hudson was born January 13 1829
Jane Hudson was born January 2 1831
Rilla Hudson was born September 8 1832
Eliza Hudson was born September 10 1834
Recorded this 10th April 1839
W. D[?]. Roy[?]

Now, aren’t you curious as to why that was written into the deed record? Me, too!

Source: Deed Book E, 1838 – 1839, Forsyth County: frontmatter; Clerk of the Superior Court, Cumming, Georgia; Georgia Archives film RHS 3607-3608 (Drawer 170, Box 44).

November 22, 2011

Pertaining to the Estate of James Alexander, Oconee Co., SC, Part 2

An inherited collection of papers yielded the following original document pertaining to the Alexander family of Pickens Dist., SC, later Oconee Co., SC. The first part of the transcription can be found in yesterday’s post.

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October 25, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday: Etha Mae Watson, Norton Cemetery, Jackson Co., NC

Etha Mae Roberts was born in 25 June 1886 in Jackson Co., GA, the daughter of Alsa and Sally Morgan Roberts. She married first to Elbert Hudson, and second to James “Woodfin” Watson. She died 1 February 1958 in Jackson Co., NC. This was Daddy Thad‘s mother, my father’s grandmother (and my great-grandmother), who was known as Grandma Watson to the younguns.

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