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

Rush Hudson

Male 1690 - Abt 1735  (~ 52 years)


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  • Name Rush Hudson 
    Born Between 1683 and 1690  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 7 Nov 1735  Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I022475  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Joshua Hudson,   b. Abt 1650,   d. 26 Jul 1704, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Rush,   b. 1652, Gloucester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1702, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married Abt 1670  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F00782  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah {Hauxford} Rozier,   b. 1690, Sittenbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1761, Orange County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 6 Jul 1722  Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Hudson,   b. Bef 1723, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1754, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years)
     2. Rush Hudson,   b. Abt 1723, Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1746, St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years)
     3. David Hudson,   b. Abt 1725, Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1811, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F13648  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      KING GEORGE COUNTY VIRGINIA INVENTORIES;1721-1744 {Antient Press}; Pages 200-202
      Inventory of the Estate of RUSH HUDSON deced .. items valued and
      totalled, 238.8.0 .. made by appraisers JOHN WREN, THOS. BARTLETT, WM. MARSHALL ..
      At a court held 5th December 1735 .. inventory returned into court and admitted to record.
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      KING GEORGE COUNTY VIRGINIA INVENTORIES;1721-1744 {Antient Press}; Pages 210-211
      An additional inventory of the Estate of RUSH HUDSON deced .. items valued but not totalled .. shows 90 pounds of bacon to FRAN. SETTLE @ 4d per pound or thereabouts; to WM. KNIGHTON; mentions JOHN GRIMES, SAMUEL MOON, Mr. Turner for the Gleeb; JOHN WILLIS, WM. MARSHALL, WM. HUDSON, WM. HARISON, one pistole lent JERE. STROTHER son of JAS. STROTHER; BENJAMIN HAWKINS: JAMES JONES owes some some money; ANN PITMAN .. made by appraisers JOHN WREN, WM. MARSHALL, THOS. BARTLET
      At a court held 2nd April 1736 .. this additional inventory of Estate of RUSH HUDSON returned and admitted to record.
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      1721-1723 King George County, Virginia Order Book; {Antient Press}: Page 118-119
      King George County Court 3rd of May 1723
      Ordered that RUSH HUTSON be Surveyor of the Highways from INDIAN NEDS CREEK and that he forthwith take care that the same be well cleared and cleared according to Law
      - WILLIAM STROTHER, JEREMIA STROTHER, ISAAC ARNOLD, WILLIAM TRIPLET, PETER JETT, JOHN PAINE, JAMES KEY, THOMAS jEFFRYS, CHRISTOPHER EDRINGTON, JAMES WHITE, JOHN WILLIS, SAMUEL WHARTON, ROWLAND THORNTON, CHRISTOPHER ROGERS, JOHN JETT, JOHN GRIMSLY and JOHN OWENS were sworn a Grand jury for the body of this County and having received their charge went out and they being again returned into Court having made several Presentments,
      - Ordered that RUSH HUDSON, THOMAS JAMES, THOMAS GREEN. WILLIAM TRIPLET, JOHN HARVEY, JOHN CHRISTOPHER and JOHN SEBASTIAN be severally summoned by the Sherif to appear at the next Court to answer the Presentment of the Grand jury
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      On 5 March 1734/35, William Wood (son of Henry Wood by his first wife) deeded two parcels of land in King George County to Rush Hudson Sr. One of these tracts of 40 acres was the land 'whereon Rush Hudson now dwells and whereon Henry Wood formerly lived.

      The inventory of the estate of Rush Hudson included seven slaves, five beds, livestock, nearly 200 lbs. of pot iron and 60 lbs. of 'best pewter', cooper and carpenter tools, and other items commonly found in inventoris at that time. (Ref: King George County Order Book 2, p. 39 and Inventory Book, p. 200). The Hoffman-Broks Genealogy: Robert J. Hoffman, 5 March 2004 - rjhcarmel@aol.com genealogy suggests that Rush Sr. died 5 December 1735. Newman A. Hall estimated that the instant Rush may have been born as late as 1695. Sarah 'Rosser' Rozier is reported to be the second wife of Rush Hudson Sr.
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      The Willis Genealogy, Peggy Rush, p. 98: references that Hudson family researcher Newman A. Hall has suggested that Anne was the sister of Rush Hudson Sr. This is supported by the Hoffman-Brooks Genealogy: Robert J. Hoffman, 5 March 2004 - rjhcarmel@aol.com
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      HUDSON, RUSH (d.i., 1735). COB#2, p. 36: 7 November 1735 = Administration on the estate of Rush Hudson, deceased, is granted to Edward Turbervile and Sarah, his wife, and they entered into bond 7 November 1735 with Thomas Thatcher, Benjamin Berryman, Isaac Arnold and Neal McCormick, their securities [BB#2, p. 8b.J. On 5 December 1735 the initial inventory of the estate of Rush Hudson, deceased, was recorded in I#1, pages 200-202 and on 2 April 1736 and additional inventory was recorded in I#l, pages 210-211. See, G.H.S.King, Marriages of Richmond County, Virginia, 1668 - 1853, page 219.
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      1743-1753 King George County Deed Book 3 (Antient Press); pp. 504-8b
      Know all men .. We EDWARD TURBERVILLE, THOS. THATCHER, BENJA: BERRYMAN, ISAAC ARNOLD and NEALE McCORMACK .. are bound unto WILLIAM ROBINSON Gent. on behalf of ye Court of King George ..- in sum Six hundred pounds current money .. 7th November 1735. Condition .. if above bound Edward Turberville Administrar. of all ye goods & chattles & Credits of RUSH HUDSON Deceased do make true inventory of all goods chattles and credits of ye sd Deceased .. the same do Exhibit into ye County Court for King Geo: further make just & true account of his Actings & Doings therein .. and if it shall hereafter appear that any Last Will & Testament was made by ye sd Deceased .. and if Exr: or EXRS: therein named do exhibit same .. making request that it be recorded .. ye sd Edward Turberville being required to render & deliver up
      his letters of Administration .. this obligation to be void .. or else remain ..
      Presence Harry Turner E: Turbervile
      7th Novemr. 1735 Thos. Thatcher
      Ordered to be recorded. Benja. Berryman
      Isaac Arnold
      Neal McCormack
      Know all men .. We WILLM. MUMFORD and JAMES STIGLER .. are bound unto WILLIAM ROBINSON Gent. .. on behalf of ye Court of King George .. in sum One hundred pounds current money .. 5th December 1735. Condition .. if William Mumford Administrator of ye goods chattles and credits of RICHD. PRICE Deceased .. do make perfect inventory of all goods chattles and credits of sd Deceased .. cause to be Exhibited in ye County Court of King George .. further do make a just & true account of his Actings & Doings therein .. deliver & pay unto such person or persons ...as ye said Justices shall direct .. if any Last Will & Testament was made by ye sd Deced & ye Executor or Executors therein named do exhibit same .. ye sd Willm. Mumford being therein required deliver up his Letter of Administration .. Then this obligation be void, else to remain .Presence Harry Turner William x Mumford
      5th December 1735 James x Stigler
      Ordered to be recorded.
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      King George County Inventories
      pp. 76-77 Inventory and appraisement of the Estate of DAVID JONES decd . items valued and totalled 95.5.1.. includes two negro women and a negro girl., made by appraisers Saml. Wharton Richd. Tankersley, Wm. Marshall ..
      At a court held 1st July 1726 .. MARTHA JONES widow and administratrix of DAVID JONES deed presented this inventory which was ordered to be recorded.
      Bond of MARTHA JONES in the sum of 200 pounds Sterling dated 6th May
      1726. Bondsmen Rush Hudson, Neal McCormack
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://cotati.sjsu.edu/cockrill/d0003/I4.html
      URL title: Walter ANDERSON
      Note:
      King George County Order Book Abstracts 1723-1725 (Antient Press Sam Sparacio, 1992):

      Page 157, 8 Feb 1723/4, "Thomas Monteith being brought before the court on a warrant undeer the hads and seals of Joseph Strother and Samule Skinker gent justices of the Peace, for violently stabbing John Ferguson (Farguson) in the body with a pen knife; he also having entered into recognizane to answer the same which fact was fairly proved by the depositions of Walter Anderson. Robert Taliaferro, and James Markham and Montieth being of very ill behavior to this court. (Monteith has to post money for his good behavior for l year)."

      Page 191, "King George Court 2 May 1724 upon the motion of Walter Anderson, ordered that he be admited to renew his licency to keep ordinary of this court house he giving security for same according to law. Whereupon said Walter Anderson and James Markham acknowledged their bond for 1000 pounds of tobacco to our soverign Lord the King for his due compliance with the law in this case made and provided."

      Page 195, "King George County, 5 Jun 1724 In an action upon the case brought by Walter Anderson against John Prince, clerk. A jury being in pannelled and sworn to try the matter in issue joyned vizt Richard Elkin, William Rowley, Abraham Kenyan, Rush Hutson, Rowland Thornton, James Kay, Richard Tutt, James Markham, John Price, Nathaniel Elkin, Francis Woffendale and William Brooks who have heard the matter debated and the evidence withdrew and some time after returned the following verdict Vizt we fin by the defendate .28 currency for the plantiff."

      Page 248, 7 May 1724/5 "on the motion of Walter Anderson and he complying with the law in that case and made and provided it is ordered that he keep ordinary atthe courthouse of this county for one year. Walter Anderson and James Markham acknowledged their bond for 10,000 lbs tobacco for said Anderson duly keeping his said ordinary."
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      From: James Hughes [mailto:]
      Sent: Monday, December 05, 2005 9:46 PM
      Cc: John M. Prewitt
      Subject: RE: William Gillespie/Anne Hudson

      You gotta wonder if this could be the parents of William Gilleaspie that married Frances Marshall. I believe this Anne Hudson to be the daughter of Joshua Hudson who was the son of Rush Hudson who was the son of Joshua Hudson and Elizabeth Rush.

      Dec 23 1777 William Gillespie Anne Hudson Amherst County
      Surety Joshua Hudson
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      Contributed by: James Hughes
      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 38
      HUDSON, JOSHUA, 6 June 1704; 26 July 1704.
      Son John plantation he now lives on;
      son Joshua 100 acres of land I live upon adjoining William Rush;
      sons Caleb and Rush Hudson land;
      wife Elizabeth exx. and residue of estate.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      Deed Bk. 1-A, pp 324-327, March 5, 1734, King Geo. County, Virginia. William WOOD of St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia. and RUSH HUDSON of Hanover Par., King Geo. County, Virginia., planter, ...Wm. WOOD "sells to said HUDSON those two tracts of land
      (1) contains 140 acres binding on lands of Col. PAGE, John TAYLOR, and on land on which said RUSH HUDSON now dwells... and whereon Henry WOOD, dec'd formerly lived... and bounding on a creek...
      (2) contains 100 acres whereon George PARSONS now dwells,adjacent to land of Rowland THORNTON (brother of Francis THORNTON), JOHN WILLIS, and Edmund DONOHOE... being formerly purchased by said HENRY WOOD, father of the said WILLIAM WOOD from John HANSFORD.. and both tracts of land descended to said Wm. WOOD as heir at laf of the aforesaid Henry WOOD , dec'd....sells for one ear of corn. This 100 acres was sold by WM. WILLIS to HANSFORD 1709.
      Wit.:
      Benj. Adie
      JOHN WREN (m widow Elizabeth FERGUSON)
      George Parsons..
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      1721-1723 King George County, Virginia Order Book; {Antient Press}: Page 123
      King George County Court 7th of lune 1723
      - The Grand Jury Presentment against RUSH HUTSON for not going to Church is ordered to be dismist with cost, he alledging to the Court that he belongs to the QUAKER Communion
      - The Grand jury Presentment against JOHN CHRISTOPHER for not going to Church is ordered to be dismist with cost, he alledging to the Court that he is a Dissenter and of the LUTHERIANs Communion
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      1721-1735 King George Co VA Deed Book 1: pg 217-221
      Indenture 1st/2nd April 1723/4 between GEORGE GREEN Parish of Hanover King George County and RUSH HUDSON of same .. by deeds of Lease and Release.. for six thousand pounds of good tobacco sold land on lower side of the western main branch of Poulbridges Creek adjoining upon the land of RUSH HUTSON and RICHARD BUTLER alIso upon land of Mr. ROWLAND THORNTON dividing ffrom the land of ELIZABETH GREEN Mother to the said GEORGE GREEN her orchard or housing to the said branch of Poultridges creek which is called by the name of Bald Eagle Run to include sixty and ffive acres of land being part of a Patent granted by the Proprietors of the Northern Neck of Virginia unto GEORGE GREEN late of the said County deceased ffather to the said GEORGE GREEN party to these presents for 885 acres ..
      Presence Isaac Arnold, George Green
      John x Kendall
      SARAH the wife of the said GREEN relinquished her right of dower and thirds in and to the same ..
      3rd April 1724 .. Deeds of Lease and Release recorded
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      1735-1752 King George Co VA Deed Book 3
      pp. 173-178 Indenture made 5th/6th February 1746 between RUSH HUDSON of Parish St. Marks County of Orange Planter & SARAH his wife of one part and FRANCIS THORNTON Gent. Hanover Parish King George County .. by deeds of lease & release .. for sum One hundred and ten pounds current money sold all those four pieces of land containing in whole 265 acres ..
      the first .. 40 acres binding on land of Colo. WILLIAM RANDOLPH, JOSEPH TUTT & land whereon DAVID JONES now dwells & being the land whereon RUSH HUDSON SENIOR formerly lived & joining on Westernside of Portridges creek
      the Second piece containing 100 acres adjoining land of Capt. Francis Thornton .. party to these presents & to JOHN WILLIS and EDMOND DONAHOE lying on lower side main branch of Portridges Creek ..
      Third parcel - 30 acres being part of a pattent granted by Proprietors of Northern Neck unto JOHN WASHINGTON for 170 acres .. in Hanover Parish King George County on the lower side of Bald Eagle Run & adjoining lands of GEORGE GREEN, WILLIAM TIPPET & CAPT. FRANCIS THORNTON ..
      the fourth piece .. 65 acres being land Rush Hudson Senior purchased of George Green on lower side of the western main Branch of Portridges Creek & adjoining land of said Rush Hudson, RICHARD BUTLER & land of Capt. Thornton & from the land of Thornton dividing this land from the land of ELIZABETH GREEN nigh & by a small branch not touching any part of the sd Elizabeth her orchard or Houses to the Branch of Portridges Creek which is called Bald Eagle Run .. down said Branch to land of RUSH HUDSON JUNR. & is part of Patent granted by Proprietors of Northern Neck of Virginia unto GEORGE GREEN SENR. for 885 acres by said pattent which four parcels was purchased by RUSH HUDSON SENR. and said Rush Senr. dying Intestate the same became the property of his Son Rush Hudson Junr., party to these presents as Heir at Law ..
      Presence Wm. Longmire, Rush Hudson
      John Wren, Wm. Wren Sarah Hudson
      At a court held 6th February 1746 .. Deeds of lease & release together with Receipt of consideration money recorded.
      1st July 1748. .. said Sarah being privily examined .. acknowledged her free consent .. (Antient Press)
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      Orange County Virginia Families vol 3 , Page 98

      John Willis who died testate in Orange County, Virginia in 1762, married in 1735, in King George County, Va. Elizabeth Plunkett. (Ref. St. Paul's Parish Reg.) He was born about 1710, and was the son of William and Sarah Willis of Richmond & King George County, Va. His mother as the young widow of William Willis married a 2nd time to Henry Wood by whom she had one son, Henry Wood. As her third husband Rush Hudson, she had other children, named in her will. This Sarah maiden name unknown married a fourth time, as his 2nd wife, Mr. Edward Turberville. Edward Turberville had one daughter by his first wife, who married Walter Shropshire of King George County, Va. In the settlement of the estate of Edward Tuberville in Orange County, Va., the widow, Mrs. Sarah Turberville, received one third of his estate and Walter Shropshire received the other two thirds in right of his wife. The will of Sarah Turberville is recorded in Book 2, page 310, Orange County, Va., dated June 18, 1760, and probated May 28, 1761. She named her children as follows, My son John Willis 1 shilling; my son, William Willis, 10 shillings; my son, Henry Wood, 1 shilling; my son David Hudson, 1 shilling; my son, Joshua Hudson, 1 shilling. To my daughter, Sarah Hawkins, all my wearing clothes. To Rush Hudson's daughter, Sarah, 1 sheet; to Rush Hudson's daughter, 1 trunk. My son, Rush Hudson to be Executor of my estate. Wit: Benj. Hawkins, Moses Harwood, Kezia Rosser.

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