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188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206. Rebecca Bland Worsham b 28 Mar 1831 Amelia, Dinwiddie Co, VA, and died 21 Feb 1885 Hampton, VA. (19-1850) Rebecca is the daughter of Henry Cousins Worsham & Judith Maria Bland. She m Benjamin Franklin Hudgins 15 Nov 1853 Dinwiddie Co., VA. Benjamin b 12 Nov 1831 Matthews Co, VA at "Clifton" property on Queen's Creek just off the Piankatank River and d 25 Mar 1894 Hampton, VA. He was Elliott Washington Hudgins' cousin, they had the same grandfather, Houlder Hudgins b 1738 Liverpool, England & d 1815 Mathews Co, VA at "Clifton" on the Pianketank River. His grandmother was Mary Gwyn. Capt. B. F. Hudgins attended Hampton Military Academy and graduated from the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) in 1852. He was a Confederate Captain in the Hampton Grays in the Civil War, a unit composed of Hampton residents and commanded by graduates of Col Cary’s Academy. After the war he became a planter and merchant. He was a lawyer in Hampton, VA and is named as executor of Dr. Worsham's will. Elliott Worsham Hudgins was Dr. Worsham's grandson and as his parents both died by the time he was 2; he lived with his grandfather and maiden aunt, Frances Bland Worsham. He was well provided for by Dr. Worsham and built the house at 422 W. Main, Blackstone, VA after Oldenplace burned. (422 W Main burned in the 1960’s) He was bur. St. John's Churchyard, Hampton, VA. They had nine children, four of whom lived to maturity. (Kimberly McDaniel, 2000; and "Climbing The Family Tree" column by Hugh S Watson, Jr, The Daily Press NEW DOMINION, Newport News, VA., Sun, Apr 20, 1975 with permission of the contributor, Mr. Edward A. Hudgins & Robert Bolling Batte's Biographical notes on file with the Library of Virginia)
Benjamin (in the picture, left) was Elliott Washington Hudgins' cousin, they had the same grandfather, Houlder Hudgins of Mathews Co, VA. Capt. B. F. Hudgins graduated from VMI in 1852 and served the Confederate Army of Virginia as Captain. He was a lawyer in Hampton, VA and is named as executor of Dr. Worsham's will.
Picture and information from Kimberly McDaniel, 2000.
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168. Lilia Ann Augusta Worsham b abt 1833 Nottoway Co, VA m Elliott Washington Hudgins b 1807 Mathews Co, VA and d 1867 Dinwiddie Co, VA at "Oldenplace".(Kimberly McDaniel, 2000) Child:
Pages 527-541 (Daniel Worsham & Elizabeth Branch)
22.214.171.124. Daniel Worsham b 19 Nov 1720 Prince George Co, VA s/o William Worsham & Rosamond Webster & grandson of George Worsham & Mary Farrar. He m Elizabeth Branch, widow of John Worsham 14 Oct 1773 Amelia Co, VA. Daniel left a will dated 26 Nov 1800 & d 1803 Amelia Co, VA. Elizabeth left this will which was proved 19 Feb 1827 in Prince Edward Co, VA.
126.96.36.199.1.4. Abram Poindexter Maury. A short biography is in “The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans”: Volume VII, M Maury, Ann:
188.8.131.52.2.2. Daniel Worsham b 14 Oct 1777 Amelia Co, VA m Mary Finney 22 Dec 1804 Amelia Co, VA. He d 1823. Descendants lived in Amelia Co, VA; Drew Co, AR.
184.108.40.206.2.1. Martha Worsham. Her husband, William C. Finney, was b abt 1803 VA. They are in the 1850 1st Civil District, Fayette Co, TN cens, as Wm C. Finney age 47 b VA farmer, Martha Finney age 44 b VA, Martha L? Finney age 22 b VA, W P Finney age 25 b VA lawyer, Lucretia Finney age 15 b VA, Mary W Finney age 12 b TN, Pryor? P Finney age 4 b TN. Martha is in the 1870 Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co, AR cens, as Martha Finny age 60 b VA living with John Riley age 36 b AR merchant, wife Mary age 20 b VA, P L Smith age 2 b TN female, Wm C Finny age 19 b TN clerk, W? Pago age 21 b TN and Patty Worsham age 14 b AR. Patty Worsham is her brother, Daniel's daughter.
220.127.116.11.2.3. Hannah Finney Worsham b 7 May 1809 Amelia Co, VA & m Henry Latane Montague. In the Abstracts from John K Martin Papers, War of 1812, William L. Montague, Letter from Baltimore, MD dtd 22 Mar 1853 from H B Montague referring to his sis in law as Mrs Hannah Montague now in Petersburg. William L Montague & Hannah F Worsham were married in Amelia Co 15 Mar 1825. He died in Abbeville Dist, SC 22 Mar 1835. Hannah was in her 44th year in 1853. (Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly Vol XVI, Num 4, 1-Oct-1978)
18.104.22.168.2.4. Daniel Worsham. He is in the 1880 Monticello, Drew, AR cens. as Daniel Worsham age 69 b VA, a widow, teaching school and suffering from bronchitis. According to the DAR records of Martha Alexium Prescott & Hettie Ann Knapp Dyer, Daniel Worsham died in 1894.
22.214.171.124.2.6. Lucy Hamlin Worsham m Theophilus Jordan Bottom who d abt 1839 Amelia Co, VA. She is in the 1860 Amelia, VA cens. as Lucy H Bottom age 45 b VA with children, Margaret Bottom age 23 b VA, F J Bottom age 22 b VA. In 1880 Richmond, Henrico, VA census. Lucy H. Bottom age 68 b VA is living with her daughter Mary J. Tucker age 42 bVA widow.
126.96.36.199.2.7. Jane Watkins Worsham m William Henry Maury. In the 1850 Fayette Co, TN census are William H Maury age 39 b TN physician, Jane W Maury age 35 b VA, Abraham Maury age 18 b TN, Lucy J. Maury age 15 b TN, Mary J Maury age 9 b TN, James Maury age 7 b TN, Martha E Maury age 5 b TN, Carie B Maury age 2 b TN. Morton Rose, 2002 has there children as Abraham Maury, Lucy Jane Maury, Mary Daniel Maury, James Montgomery Maury, Martha Elizabeth Maury, Carrie Booth Maury.
188.8.131.52.2.2.8 Rebecca William Worsham m Alfred George Armistead Coleman. Daily Richmond Enquirer pg 2, col. 6. Date of Publication 28 Mar 1845:
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