William Gudgeon II 1
- Born: 1741, New Jersey
- Marriage (1): Mary Snow on 1 Mar 1760 in Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Noted events in his life were:
• was one of a number of prisoners "languishing in the gaol" for debt: was one of a number of prisoners "languishing in the gaol" for debt, Dec 1766, Cecil County, Maryland, USA. The proceedings show: "And be it enacted by the Right Honourable Lord Proprienary by and with the Advice and consent of his Lordships Governor and the upper and Lower houses of Assembly and the Authority of the same that in case the said Prisoners shall deliver up and Surrender or cause to be delivered up and Surrendered to the Sheriffs of the respective Counties aforesaid in the presence of two Justices of the Peace of the Counties aforesaid whom the said Sheriffs are hereby required to Summon at the request of the said Prisoners at some Convenient time after the receipt of this Act not exceeding five days all their real and personal Estate.....Convey, Assign, Transfer and make over unto the sheriffs respectively for the use of the said Creditors all such their Estates Interest or Claim as aforesaid after such manner as by the said Sheriffs and the Major part of such Creditors.............
.....and Transferring their Estate as aforesaid shall take their Solemn Oaths (or Affirmation if Quakers) before the said Two Justices aforesaid to the Effect following Viz: "I, _________, do affirm or solemnly swear that the goods Debts and Effects which I have delivered assigned and made over to the Sheriff of County and in trust for the use of my Creditors is the whole Estate both real and Personal of my own in possession or that I have any title to in the world."
The prisoners were to be discharged on delivering up their Effects on Oath.
William married Mary Snow on 1 Mar 1760 in Baltimore County, Maryland, USA. (Mary Snow was born about 1740.)