Tennessee, USA

Martha Ann HudginsAge: 53 years18291882

Name
Martha Ann Hudgins
Given names
Martha Ann
Surname
Hudgins
Birth about 1829 41 34
Note: Also 1860 and 1880 US Census. Family Bible also states she was aged 53 when she died in 1882
MarriageWilliam Williston SterryView this family
April 20, 1848 (Age 19 years)
Text:
From 3x5 surname 1800s index card Sterry, Wm. Married in Robertson County, Tennessee. April 20th by the Rev. J. M. Vestal. Miss Martha Ann Hudgins and Mr. Wm. Sterry, formerly of this city. Observor Std. 5-10-48 see Syracuse Reminiscences, m-z Letter of Wm. Sterry, Sycamore, Tenn (Cheatham Co, next W. of Robertson) in Sunday Times dated 1 July 1883 d. 1848---- [not legible - this was copied exactly - Henges 6/80] ONONDAGA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION (stamped)
Birth of a son
#1
William Williston Sterry
November 22, 1851 (Age 22 years)
Note: Also Family Bible
Birth of a daughter
#2
Mary Ann Elizabeth Sterry
May 25, 1853 (Age 24 years)
Source: Family Bible
Birth of a son
#3
Thomas Edward Sterry
January 22, 1855 (Age 26 years)
Source: Family Bible
Birth of a son
#4
Charlie Washington Sterry
April 17, 1857 (Age 28 years)
Source: Family Bible
Birth of a son
#5
Theodore Ashley Sterry
January 27, 1860 (Age 31 years)
Source: Family Bible
Birth of a daughter
#6
Nancy Allen Sterry
November 11, 1861 (Age 32 years)
Source: Family Bible
Birth of a daughter
#7
Sarah Jane Sterry
January 19, 1864 (Age 35 years)
Source: Family Bible
Birth of a son
#8
Henry Robertson Sterry
February 1, 1867 (Age 38 years)
Note: Also Family Bible
Birth of a son
#9
George Channing Sterry
January 5, 1871 (Age 42 years)
Source: Family Bible
Marriage of a childWilliam Williston SterryLucy Ann TeasleyView this family
November 19, 1871 (Age 42 years)
Shared note: 1880 census
Death of a sonGeorge Channing Sterry
July 17, 1872 (Age 43 years)
Source: Family Bible
Birth of a grandson
#1
William Edward Sterry
July 24, 1872 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a son
#10
Hugh Lawson Sterry
April 2, 1873 (Age 44 years)
Source: Family Bible
Note: Also 'The 20th Century Shearin Genealogy'
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Martha Elizabeth Sterry
January 8, 1874 (Age 45 years)
Death of a sonThomas Edward Sterry
November 3, 1876 (Age 47 years)
Source: Family Bible
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Sarah Virginia Sterry
January 10, 1877 (Age 48 years)
Source: Tracy Robb
Publication: Ancestry.com
Marriage of a childCharlie Washington SterryMary Eunice MorrisView this family
December 13, 1877 (Age 48 years)
Publication: IGI
Text:
1877 Dec 13 C W Sterry & M E Morris [Source IGI: Cheatham County Clerk, Marriages 1856-1956; also Tennessee County Marriages, 1790-1950: Familysearch.org]
Shared note: 1880 US Census
Birth of a grandson
#4
George T Sterry
about 1879 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childTheodore Ashley SterryAnna E LeighView this family
December 30, 1880 (Age 51 years)
Publication: IGI
Shared note: Provisions for 'Anna and family' after the untimely death of Theodore were set aside by the court on 1 Jul 1883 - Ref: MBE [Marriage Book E] p. 142. [Anne Henges] 'Anna and family' implies Anna may have had children from her marriage to Theodore but names and birth dates have not been located.
Birth of a granddaughter
#5
Minnie Alma Sterry
November 26, 1881 (Age 52 years)
Source: Anne Henges
Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Viola Sterry
March 12, 1882 (Age 53 years)
Source: Tracy Robb
Death December 4, 1882 (Age 53 years)
Source: Family Bible
Burial
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
herself
Family with William Williston Sterry - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: April 20, 1848Robertson, Tennessee, USA
4 years
son
18 months
daughter
20 months
son
Thomas Edward Sterry
Birth: January 22, 1855 39 26Pleasant View, Tennessee, USA
Death: November 3, 1876Cheatham, Tennessee, USA
2 years
son
3 years
son
Theodore Ashley Sterry
Birth: January 27, 1860 44 31Pleasant View, Tennessee, USA
Death: December 13, 1882Cheatham, Tennessee, USA
21 months
daughter
2 years
daughter
3 years
son
4 years
son
George Channing Sterry
Birth: January 5, 1871 55 42Pleasant View, Tennessee, USA
Death: July 17, 1872Cheatham, Tennessee, USA
2 years
son

Birth1850 US Census
Note: Also 1860 and 1880 US Census. Family Bible also states she was aged 53 when she died in 1882
MarriageOnondaga Historical Association Card Index
Text:
From 3x5 surname 1800s index card Sterry, Wm. Married in Robertson County, Tennessee. April 20th by the Rev. J. M. Vestal. Miss Martha Ann Hudgins and Mr. Wm. Sterry, formerly of this city. Observor Std. 5-10-48 see Syracuse Reminiscences, m-z Letter of Wm. Sterry, Sycamore, Tenn (Cheatham Co, next W. of Robertson) in Sunday Times dated 1 July 1883 d. 1848---- [not legible - this was copied exactly - Henges 6/80] ONONDAGA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION (stamped)
DeathFamily Bible
BurialCarolyn Magruder
Birth
Also 1860 and 1880 US Census. Family Bible also states she was aged 53 when she died in 1882
Marriage
No town clerk or church records located for their marriage. Walter Smith in his unpublished notes titled 'All We Know About William Williston Sterry' dated 7 Sep 1991 states: "..when he married in Tennessee in 1848 he wrote a wedding announcement in a Syracuse newspaper; the Onondaga County Historical Society, which holds the letter, says it is too fragile to be photocopied". However, a letter from the Onondaga Historical Society to Mrs Anne Henges [dated 28 Aug 1991] states "I also feel Mr Smith misconstrued the idea of a 'letter held by OHA' announcing William's marriage in the paper .. we do not have the letter. What is written on the 3x5 card is exactly what was written in the paper. The letter was sent to the newspaper and in all probability is gone." An exact copy of the 3x5 card is below: Sterry, Wm. Married in Robertson County, Tennessee. April 20th by the Rev. J. M. Vestal. Miss Martha Ann Hudgins and Mr. Wm. Sterry, formerly of this city. Observor. Std. 5-10-48 see Syracuse Reminiscences, m-z Letter of Wm. Sterry, Sycamore, Tenn (Cheatham Co, next W. of Robertson) in Sunday Times dated 1 July 1883 d. 1848---- [not legible - this was copied exactly - Henges 6/80] ONONDAGA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION (stamped) 1850 US Census Tennessee (Robertson County) 15th District (M432_/894/146) William Sterry, 28, Cabinet Maker, born New York, [value of real estate] 100 Martha A Sterry, 21, born Tennessee (Source: Ancestry.com) Note living next door to William and Anna Hudgins and family. 1860 US Census Tennessee 3rd Civil District (Cheatham County) (M653_1243/197) William Sterry, 41, Cabinet Maker, born New York (Value Real Estate $300, Personal $200) M Sterry, 25, born Tennessee Wm Sterry, 9, born Tennessee E Sterry, 7, born Tennessee Thos Sterry, 6, born Tennessee Chas Sterry, 3, born Tennessee T A Sterry, 4mths, born Tennessee E Hudgons, 44, Cooper, born Tennessee (Source: Ancestry.com) Note: Cheatham Co was formed out of part of Robertson Co in Feb 1856. 1870 US Census Tennessee District 3, Sycamore Mills (Cheatham County) (M593_1518/126) Wm Stery, aged 52, born New York, Carpenter Value Estate Real $300, Personal $800 Martha A Stery, 42, born Tennessee, Keeping House W W Sterry, 19, born Tennessee, Farm Hand M A Stery, 17, born Tennessee Thomas C Stery, 15, born Tennessee, farm Hand C W Stery, 13, farm Hand, born Tennessee Theodore Stery, 11, farm Hand, born Tennessee Nancy A Stery, 9, born Tennessee Jane Sterry, aged 7, born Tennessee Henry Sterry, aged 3, born Tennessee 1880 US Census Tennessee Cheatham County District 3 (T9-1247/24B) William Sterry, 64, Head, Farmer, born New York, father born New York, mother born New York Martha A Sterry, 48, Wife, Keeping House, born Tennessee, father born Tennessee, mother born Tennessee Charles Sterry, 23, Son, Single, no occupation stated, place of birth not stated, parents' place of birth not stated Theodore Sterry, 20, Son, Single, Works on Farm, born Tennessee, father born Tennessee, mother born Tennessee Nancy A Sterry, 18, Dau, Single, Housekeeper, born Tennessee, father born Tennessee, mother born Tennessee Sarah Sterry, 16, Dau, House Keeper, born Tennessee, father born Tennessee, mother born Tennessee Henry R Sterry, 13, Son, Works on Farm, born Tennessee, father born Tennessee, mother born Tennessee Hugh L Sterry, 7, Son, At Home, born Tennessee, father born Tennessee, mother born Tennessee
Shared note
No headstone found. 'William got up out of bed to build a fire. Martha was getting her clothes on and fell back on the bed - dead. She was 53 according to the family bible.' [Source: Ethel Evans told this to Carolyn Magruder]