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Rush HUDSON, Jr

Male 1725 - 1801  (76 years)


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  • Name Rush HUDSON 
    Suffix Jr 
    Born 1725  Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Apr 1801  Amherst, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Will of Joshua HUDSON
      Jan.5, 1799 - Apr.20, 1801
      Will Book 4, pp.6-8, Amherst Co, VA.
      "In the name of God Amen I Joshua HUDSON of the County of Amherst being weake of Body but of sound mind and memory, do make and Ordain this my last will and Testament in name and form following.
      To wit: It is my Will & desire that after my Decease my Body be intered in a decent and Christian like manner at the
      discretion of my Executors hereafter named. My soul I recommend to Almighty God hoping to find Mercy & forgiveness at his hands and as touching such worldly goods as it hath Pleased Almighty God to bless me I dispose of in manner following vist:
      Item: I give and bequeath to my Daughter Sarah WRIGHT five Shillings to be paid by my Executors out of my Estate having formerly giving her what I intended for her.
      Item: I give and Bequeath unto my son Rush HUDSON Eight Acres of Land on the End of Turkey Mountain adjoining the Tract he now lives on to complement my Old Peach Orchard and as much more as will make up the Quantity to him & his heirs
      forever.
      Item: I give & Bequeath to my Daughter Mary DAWSON the Sum of ten Pounds Per annum to be paid her by Reuben HUDSON her heirs & assigns during her Natural Life for her Maintainence.
      Item: I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Elizabeth DENNIS and the heirs of her body a good sound Title in the Negro formerly taken away by her named Jude and five Shillings Current Money.
      Item: I give and bequeath unto Horatio HUDSON and Nancy HUDSON Infant Children of my son Joshua HUDSON dec'd the Sum of seventy five Pounds Current Money in Consideration of their fathers Estate which fell into my hands on his decease
      which Sum my Executors are directed to receive out of my Estate and put out to Interest for the said Children until they come of Age or get married and that the Principal & Interest be Equally divided between them share & share alike and in Causes Either of them should Depart this Life before that time my desire is that the Survivor have the - - - of the said Seventy five Pounds & Interest and my Executors bring against the sd Children no further - - - and for Bedding or Clothing so as to receive the sd Seventy five Pounds & Interest.
      Item: It is my Will and desire that the Tract of land whereon I now live be sold by my Executors on Twelve Months Credit for the best Price can be had and the money Owing from such Sale to be Equally divided between my two Sons Reuben & George HUDSON to them & their heirs upon Reuben's paying to my Daughter Mary DAWSON ten Pounds p- Annum during her natural Life for her maintainence.
      Item: I give and bequeath to my Daughter Frances TATE five Shillings and no more.
      Item: I give unto my Daughter Ann GITTERSON five Shillings and no more having formerly given her a Negro Girl.
      Item: I give unto the heirs of Robert HUDSON dec'd the Sum of five Shillings.
      Item: I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Lucy SANDRIDGE the Sum of fifty Pounds to be paid equally divided between the heirs of her Body share and share alike to be received out of my Estate and paid into the hands of Pullom SANDRIDGE for the purpose aforesaid and to be paid by him to the Children as they come of age or get married.
      Item: I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Peggy CHILDRESS five Shillings and not more.
      Item: I give unto my Daughter Molly BALLINGER five Shillings & no more; I give unto the Heirs of my Daughter Rachel MILES the sum of five Shillings.
      Item: I give unto the legal representative of my Daughter Patsy RUCKER dec'd the sum of five Shillings & no more. I give unto my Gran Daughter Rachel HUDSON MILES the Sum of Seventy five Pounds to be put out to Interest for her maintainence and the balance paid her when she comes of age or gets married and the said Sum to be raised by my Executor from my Estate.
      Item: I give and bequeath unto my Son George HUDSON one Negro man Andrew and to him and his heirs forever.
      Item: I give and bequeath unto my Grand Daughter Molly DAWSON the Sum of fifty Pounds current money to be raised out of my Estate by my Executors and put out to Interest for her until she comes of age or gets married.
      Item: I give and bequeath unto my Grand Son Flemming DAWSON the Sum of fifty Pounds to be raised out of my Estate and put out to Interst for him by my Executors until he comes of age.
      Item: It is my Will and desire that all my just debts be fully paid and that all my Estate Desposed of be sold by my Executors for the best Price can be had on Twelve Months Credit and after complying with the aforesaid legacys the balance of the said Sale to the Equally Divided between my Son Reuben HUDSON and the lawful begotten Heirs of Robert HUDSON dec'd One moiety to the said Reuben and his heirs and the other moiety to the said Heirs of Robert HUDSON dec'd
      Item: Lastly I appoint my friend Rellson SANDRIDGE & my Son Reuben HUDSON my Executors to this last Will & Testament in Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand & fixed my Seal this 5 day of January, One thousand Seven hundred & Ninty Nine - - -
      Joshua HUDSON
      Signed Sealed & Acknowledged
      in Presence of
      Sharrod X BUGG
      John X HUDSON
      Rush X HUDSON"

      (evident codicil)
      " September 18th 1800 My Will and desire is that fifty Pounds directed to be paid to Fleming DAWSON in consequence of his misconduct I wish the same to be withdrawn from him & paid by my Executors to my Son Rush HUDSON.
      Joshua HUDSON
      Wit: Rush HUDSON, Jr.
      D.S. GARLAND"

      (evident codicil)
      "Whereas by my last Will & Testament executed the fifth day of January, 1799, I directed my Executors to Receive out of my Estate the Sum of Seventy five Pounds & Pay the same to Horatio & Nancy HUDSON Infant Children of Joshua HUDSON Dec'd in lieu of their father's Estate which fell into my hands which Estate has lately been demanded by the Executors of the said Children & delivered to them. It is therefore my Will & desire that the said Children do receive nothing further from my Estate than what they have already rec'd and that my Executors do receive from my Estate in manner aforesaid the said Seventy five Pounds and Pay the same to my Son Rush HUDSON - - Given under my hand & Seal this 16 day of November, 1800.

      his
      Joshua X HUDSON
      mark
      Sig'd Sealed in presence of us
      Isaac RUCKER
      Bennett HUDSON
      George WILLIS"

      - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
      "At a Court held for Amherst County 20th day of April.
      This Will was proven by the oaths of Sharrood BUGG - John HUDSON & Rish HUDSON and also a Cidicil to said Will was proven by the Oath of David S. GARLAND & Rush HUDSON, Jr. - Also another Codicil to said Will was proven by the Oaths of Bennett HUDSON & George WILLIS Subscribing Witnesses thereunto and ordered to be Recorded.
      And at a Court held for the said County the 20th day of July, 1801 Pullem SANDRIDGE & Reuben HUDSON the Executors named in the aforesaid Will - appeared in Court and Qualified as Executors according to Law and gave bond with Sharrodd BUGG & George HUDSON & Waller SANDRIDGE their subscribers in the penalty of five Thousand Dollars current money as the law directs is granted them for obtaining a probate thereof in due form.
      Teste"
    Person ID I41418  Johnson & Hanson
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2017 

    Father Rush HUDSON, Sr,   b. 1680, Westmoreland, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1735, Hanover Parish, King George, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Sarah HAWKSFORD,   b. 1690, Richmond, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1761, Orange, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married Aug 1722  King George, King George, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F565967979  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sara,   b. 1723,   d. 1790  (Age 67 years) 
    Children 
     1. Rush HUDSON, III,   b. 1745,   d. 1819, Amherst, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Lucy HUDSON,   b. 1749, Amherst, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1780, Amherst, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     3. Patsy HUDSON,   b. 1749, Amherst, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1801, Amherst, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     4. Reuben HUDSON,   b. 1749, Amherst, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1807  (Age 58 years)
     5. William Buck HUDSON,   b. 1755, Amherst, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1820, Jones County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +6. Margaret (Peggy) HUDSON,   b. 1759, Port Royal, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1836, Gray, Jones Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2012 
    Family ID F14779  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart