Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Caleb Hudson

Male 1744 - 1798  (~ 54 years)


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  • Name Caleb Hudson 
    Born Mar 1743/44  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Aug 1798  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Christ Church, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I065528  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 

    Father Thomas Hudson,   b. 1705, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1750, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Philbert,   b. Bef 1712, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 14 Mar 1759, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 47 years) 
    Married Abt 1728  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F08936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Tabitha Carter,   b. 11 Dec 1757, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1806, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years) 
    Married Aft 1773 
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F41479  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Gravestones at the Durham Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery
      CALEB HUDSON DIED AUGUST 12, 1798 AGED 55 YEARS
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      1797-1802 Charles County MD Inventories microfilm cr39593 folio 471; Pg 131
      in the inventory of the goods and chattels of Caleb Hutson late of CC deceased appraised and current money of Maryland dollars by us the subscribers this 10th day of April 1799
      Negro woman Hester
      Negro woman Easter
      Negro woman Sall
      Negro boy Dick
      Negro boy Daniel
      Negro girl Darius
      Household and personal items follow
      Total inventory $461.10.7
      witness our hands and seals this the date above written Francis Shepherd, John Perry
      witnesses: Jeremiah Hudson, and Jackson nearest kin
      creditors: Charles Adams, Massey Simms
      Charles County Sct; April 22, 1799, then came Tabitha Hudson administratrix of Caleb Hutson late of CC deceased and made oath that the foregoing is a true perfect inventory of all and singular the possessions of the time of making thereof and that what hath since or shall hereafter come to her hands or procession she will return in an additional inventory that she knows of no concealment of any part or parcel of the debts estate by any person whatsoever that if she shall hereafter discover any concealment or suspect any to be she will inform the orphans court or their register thereof was such concealment or cause of suspicion that may be inquired into according to law. Certified by, Humphrey Barnes register of wills
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      HUDSON, THOMAS, Charles Co. 20 June 1750; 2 Oct 1750
      To dau. Elizabeth Hudson, "Hudsons Exchange" whereon John Rye now dwelleth.
      To dau. Magdalen Hudson, 100 As, pt of tract 'Hudsons Rest where John Hartie now dwelleth.
      To dau. Anne Hudson, 84 As, pt of "Hudsons Disappointment."
      To son Jeremiah Hudson, 130 A, called 'Tabithas Lott" and 30 A. called "Hudson Lynagouge."
      To son Caleb Hudson, 50 A. pt of "Hudson Rest' whereon Arthur Picken now dwells, and 80 A. called "Harrison's Chance."
      To sons Samuell and Adam Hudson, pt. of "St. Barbary's manner,
      98 As; pt "St. Thomas Manner," 72 A.; "Tanner's Discovery." 87 A.; and 3.00 A. called "Hudsons Conclusion,'
      To wife Elizabeth, 2 Negroes, Neptune and Nat,
      To dau. Ann, Negro lad named Jos
      To son., Jeremiah Hudson, negro lad named Boatswain.
      That dau, Elizabeth take guardianship of Anne and Jeremiah until they come of age 11.
      Wit: Joseph Hanson Harrison, William Sisson, William Wright.
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      Thomas Hudson 34.105 A CH E479.7,111 18.19.9 Apr 14 1753
      Sureties: Thomas Wright, William Sisson.
      Received from: Jos. Harrison.
      Payments to: D. Dulany, Esq., John Hanson, Esq., Walter Hanson.
      Mentions: widow (unnamed), 7 children: Elisabeth (at age), Magdelin (at age), Anne (at age), Jeremiah (aged 17), Caleb (aged 9). Samuel (aged 7). Adam Hudson (aged 5).
      Executrix: Elisabeth Hudson, now wife of William Sisson.
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 151.
      Elizabeth Williams, January 14, 1793; March 18, 1793
      I, Elizabeth Williams of CC, being sick and weak of body but of sound and disposing memory;
      To daughter Drusilla Rye, negro Rose, and all that tract or parcel of land called Hudsons Exchange
      To granddaughter Elizabeth Nelson, negro girl Jenny
      To grandson Nathaniel Nelson, tracts of land Tabitha's Lot and Hudson's Synagogue. Lands to be in possession of Jeremiah Hudson until Nathaniel is 18yrs.
      To brother Caleb Hudson, residue of estate, viz; stock, household furniture, plantation utensils, corn meal, and all such stock furniture and lumber.
      Executor: Caleb Hudson
      Signed: January 14, 1793 Elizabeth (her mark) Williams
      Wit - Francis Dunnington, Ann Hudson, George Dunnington
      Probated on March 18, 1793 by Caleb Hudson together with witnesses Francis and George Dunnington and Ann Hudson, who made oath that they saw the testator sign and seal this will.
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 563.
      Jeremiah Skinner, Will, April 28, 1795; February 12, 1800
      I, Jeremiah Skinner of CC being sick and weak but of perfect mind and memory
      To brother Hezekiah Skinner, all the lands I now possess, viz., the plantation whereon he the said Hezekiah now dwells, the plantation whereon I now dwell and that whereon Elisha Skinner now dwelleth, also a small place whereon William Griffis now dwells. It is also my wish, at the decease of Hezekiah Skinner and his wife Frances, the plantation whereon he Hezekiah Skinner now dwells shall fall to his son Jeremiah Skinner.
      To Hezekiah Skinner, the following negroes, viz., Dianiah and Charity, Harry, Sem, and Mergery.
      To Elishea [sic] Skinner, negro John.
      To brother Hezekiah Skinner, all my stock of every kind, my household goods of all sorts, all debts due to me.
      Executor: brother Hezekiah Skinner
      Signed: April 28, 1795 Jeremiah (his mark) Skinner
      Wit: Gowry Wright, John Fitzgerrald, Thomas Beale, Caleb Hudson
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      1776 Census of Charles County
      MALE PERSONS EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD AND UPWARD IN THE LOWER HUNDRED, DURHAM PARISH-UZZIAH POSEY, CONSTABLE
      Hudson, Caleb

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      Assessment of 1783 Charles County- Maryland State Archives Maryland State Archives
      MARYLAND INDEXES
      (Assessment of 1783, Index)
      1783
      Charles County
      MSA S 1437

      Caleb Hudson. 130 acres. CH 7th District, General p. 6. MSA S 1161-5-4 1/4/5/48
      Caleb Hudson. Harrisons Chance, 80 acres. CH 7th District, Land p. 5. MSA S 1161-5-5 1/4/5/48
      Caleb Hudson. Hudsons Rest, pt, 50 acres. CH 7th District, Land p. 5. MSA S 1161-5-5 1/4/5/48
      William Nelson. Hudsons Rest, pt, 100 acres. CH 7th District, Land p. 5. MSA S 1161-5-5 1/4/5/48