I’m not related to any member of this family.
NC Vital Records -
NC began issuing birth and death certificates in 1914.
Burial location + parents names and their birthplaces are usually listed.
Facts you should know about the early census records –
All census records [1790 – 1840] prior to the 1850 census ONLY listed the head of household; whether male or female.
NO specific age was stated for any family member
NO place of birth was stated – city, state, or country
NO city, town, or village is stated – only the county; however some census takers listed the township
NO street address was stated
NO marital status was stated – single, married, widowed, or divorced
NO family relationship was stated – brother, sister, cousin, son, daughter, wife, inlaw, etc…
NO occupation was stated
NO parental birthplaces are stated
NO race was stated [but assume “white”]
1850, 1860 & 1870 census records do not show family relationships, marital status or parental birthplaces.
Step children are not enumerated as “step” children
Adopted children are not enumerated as “adopted”
Grand children are not enumerated as “grand children”
Orphaned children were not enumerated as "orphan"
Immigration date is not recorded
1850 is the 1st census that shows all family members
1880 is the 1st census that shows parental birthplaces and family relationships +++
Name: George Hudspeth
Birth Year: abt 1841
Home in 1880: Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina
Relation to Head of House:
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Eliza C. Hudspeth
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
George Hudspeth 39, NC - farmer
Eliza C. Hudspeth 39, NC
Sarah Ann Hudspeth 18, NC - cannot write
Relius N. Hudspeth 15, NC - cannot write
Charles A. Hudspeth 13, NC - cannot write
Mary Hudspeth 8, NC
Louellen Hudspeth 6, NC
Robert G. Hudspeth 3, NC
Dora Etta Hudspeth 1, NC
death records -
Name: Dora E. Honeycutt
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 13 Apr 1948
Event Place: High Point, Guilford, North Carolina
Birth Year: 1875
Birth Year (Estimated):
Burial Date: 16 Apr 1948
Burial Place: Mecklenburg, N.C.
Cemetery: Old Hopewell Baptist Church
Residence Place: High Point, Guilford, N.C.
Address: 507 Newton St.
Marital Status: Widowed
Race (Original): White
Birth Date: 28 Aug 1875
Birthplace: Iredell, N.C.
Father's Name: George W. Hudspeth
Father's Titles and Terms:
Father's Birthplace: N.C.
Mother's Name: Eliza Moody
Mother's Titles and Terms:
Mother's Birthplace: N.C.
Spouse's Name: William A. Honeycutt
Spouse's Titles and Terms:
from findagrave.com -
George W Hudspeth
Birth: Jun. 6, 1840
Death: Dec. 11, 1915
North Carolina, USA
s/o A. M. Hudspeth & Mary Feraly
Elizabeth Caroline Moody Hudspeth (1841 - 1922)
Charles Alexander Hudspeth (1866 - 1929)
Mary Ann Hudspeth Brown (1870 - 1955)
Dora Etta Hudspeth Honeycutt (1875 - 1948)
Robert Gamewell Hudspeth (1876 - 1927)
Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery
George W Hudspeth
Birth 6 Jun 1840 in Georgia
Death 11 Dec 1915 in Codde Creek, Iredell, North Carolina
he married -
Elizabeth "Eliza" Caroline Moody
Birth 20 April 1841 in North Carolina Death 18 August 1922