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A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature 1635-1789 by Edward C. Papenfuse, et. al.
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HUD BIOGRAPHIES

HUDSON (HODSON), JOHN, SECUNDUS (?-

1745). BORN: after 1665, possibly in Virginia. NA-
TIVE: second generation. RESIDED, in Dorchester

County. FAMILY BACKGROUND. FATHER John
Hudson (?-1677). MOTHER: Hester. BROTHERS OR
HALF BROTHERS: Thomas; Joseph. HALF

BROTHER: John Hudson (1653-1730). MARRIED by
1703/4 Anne, daughter of John Worth (?-
1703/4), of Kent County, and wife Sarah (Shara).
Her brothers were John; William. CHILDREN. SON:
John. DAUGHTERS: Hester Anne (?-1763), who
never married; Sophia; and Vienna, who married
Thomas Lockerman. PRIVATE CAREER. EDUCA-
TION: literate. RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Protestant;
his father was a Quaker. SOCIAL STATUS AND AC-
TIVITIES Gent., by 1712. OCCUPATIONAL PROFILE:
yeoman. PUBLIC CAREER. LEGISLATIVE SERVICE:
Lower House, Dorchester County, 1722-1724.
LOCAL OFFICES: land commissioner, Dorchester
County, in office 1728; justice, Dorchester
County, 1729-at least 1733. MILITARY SERVICE:
captain, by 1730. WEALTH DURING LIFETIME.
LAND AT FIRST ELECTION: 676 acres in Dorches-
ter County (100 acres from his father, 576 acres by
purchase and patent). SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN

LAND BETWEEN FIRST ELECTION AND DEATH:

sold 248 acres in Dorchester County, 1724; mort-
gaged his 422-acre dwelling plantation in Dorches-
ter County, 1730; patented 100 acres in Dorches-
ter County, 1731; sold the 422-acre tract, 1739.
WEALTH AT DEATH. DIED: administration bond
dated December 13, 1745, in Dorchester County.
PERSONAL PROPERTY: TEV, £323.11.1 current
money (including 4 slaves and books); FB,
£307.9.8. LAND: at least 106 acres in Dorchester
County.

HUETT (HEWITT), JOHN (ca. 1640-1698).
BORN: ca. 1640 in England; first son. IMMI-
GRATED: ca. 1677 as a free adult from England.
RESIDED in Somerset County. FAMILY BACK-
GROUND. FATHER: Rev. John Huett, Pembrooke
College, Cambridge University, and D.D., Oxford
University; minister of St. Gregory's by St. Paul's,
London, England; executed in 1658 for his sup-
port of the unsuccessful pro-Stuart uprising. MAR-
RIED ca. 1686, Rachel (Battian?) (?-1726), who
subsequently married Col. Nicholas Evans. CHIL-
DREN. DAUGHTERS: Anne, who married first, Mat-
thew Nutter (?-1720), and second, Alexander
Leckie; Susanna, who married Joseph Johnson.
PRIVATE CAREER. EDUCATION: literate, schooled
through deacon's orders (a stage of education for
clerics short of full ordination). RELIGIOUS AFFILI-

ATION: Anglican. SOCIAL STATUS AND ACTIVI-
TIES: after the Stuart restoration, he received an
annuity of £100 from the crown in appreciation
for his father's loyalty; he may have come to Vir-
ginia in 1663 and returned later to England; or-
dained in 1682 by the bishop of London; one of
only three or four practicing Anglican ministers in
the colony during his early career. OCCUPATIONAL
PROFILE: minister, Stepney Parish, Somerset
County, 1682-1695, Somerset Parish, Somerset
County, 1691-1695, Dorchester Parish, Dorches-
ter County, 1671-1695. PUBLIC CAREER. LEGISLA-
TIVE SERVICE: Lower House, Somerset County,
1692 (discharged from the 1st session; as an or-
dained minister he was ineligible to serve in the
Assembly.) OTHER PROVINCIAL OFFICE: chaplain
of the Assembly, 1692-1694. WEALTH AT DEATH.
DIED: by June 24, 1698; size of estate unknown.

HUGHES, SAMUEL (ca. 1741-?). BORN: ca.
1741. NATIVE: second generation. RESIDED: in
Frederick County (later became part of Washing-
ton County); "Mount Pleasant," Harford County,

by 1779. FAMILY BACKGROUND. FATHER: Barna-

bas Hughes (?-1765), born in Donegal, Ireland;
immigrated to Lancaster, Pennsylvania; resided in
Baltimore, Frederick, and Washington counties;
owner of the Mount Etna Ironworks. MOTHER:
Elizabeth Waters (?-1793). BROTHERS: Col. Daniel
(?-1818), who married first, Rebecca Lux (1731-
?), second, Susannah Schlatter, and third, Ann
Elliott; John, a captain in the Revolutionary army;
and Barnabas, who married (first name unknown)
Beltzhower. SISTERS: Elizabeth (?-1793), who mar-
ried Richard Potts (1753-1808); Margaret. NIECE
Ann Hughes, who married William Fitzhugh, Jr.
(1761-1839). MARRIED by 1781 Sarah (?-after
1818). CHILDREN. Probably died without progeny.
PRIVATE CAREER. EDUCATION: literate. RELIGIOUS
AFFILIATION: Anglican, Spesutia Church, St.
George's Parish, Harford County. SOCIAL STATUS
AND ACTIVITIES: Gent., 1779; Esq., 1779. OCCUPA-
TIONAL PROFILE: ironmaster. His brothers Samuel
and Daniel gained control of the Antietam and
other ironworks in the Antietam Valley, Washing-
ton County, just prior to the outbreak of the Rev-
olution. Samuel directly supervised the Antietam
furnace, which produced cannon for the Baltimore
Town Committee of Correspondence, the Conti-
nental Marine Committee, and the Continental
Army. After the war, Samuel terminated his
Washington County iron-making operations, and
between 1786 and 1789 sold or leased his property
there. He continued as ironmaster in Harford
County near "Mount Pleasant." The main thrust

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