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Stephen Gudgeon
(1707-Abt 1780)
Lydia Denny
(1710-After 1773)
William Gudgeon II
(1741-)
Mary Snow
(Abt 1740-)
William Gudgeon III
(1762-Bef 1828)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth Unknown

William Gudgeon III 1

  • Born: 1762, Kent Co, Maryland
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Unknown before 1789 in Maryland, USA
  • Died: Bef 11 Mar 1828, Kent Co, Maryland
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

enlisting in the Third Maryland Regiment in the Company commanded by Captain Claggett: enlisting in the Third Maryland Regiment in the Company commanded by Captain Claggett, 3 Apr 1780, Chester Town, Kent Co, Maryland. He was 18 years of age at the time he enlisted and he served 3 years, 7 months and 12 days. He was mustered out November 15, 1783.

was listed as languishing in debtor's gaol - William Gudgeon of Cecil County: was listed as languishing in debtor's gaol - William Gudgeon of Cecil County.

There are no land records for William Gudgeon: There are no land records for William Gudgeon. Since William Gudgeon enlisted in the Revolutionary War from Kent County, Maryland at age 18 and was still living in Kent County at the time of his application for pension on the 23rd of March 1822 at age 60 it is assumed that he spent most if not all of his life in Kent County. His application does not indicate that he owned any land or other property.

As he was 39 years old when Eliza was born and had one grandson William who was too old to be Eliza's son, they must have had other children other than those at home in 1822 (Eliza, James, )

received his Revolutionary War Pension: received his Revolutionary War Pension, 19 Feb 1819, Maryland, USA. Brumbaugh records the following items having to do with the Revolutionary War Pension of William Gudgeon:

"Gudgeon, Wm. Passed Feb. 19, 1819 - No. 68. Treasurer Western Shore is directed to pay to Wm. Gudgeon of Kent county, an old rev. soldier - half pay of a private for his service during the rev. war."

"Gudgeon, Wm. Feb. 17, 1824 - No 21. Treasurer Western Shore pay to Wm. Gudgeon of Kent county, half pay of a private, as further pay for services during the rev. war - also present sum due him."

"Gudgeon, Wm. Passed March 11, 1828, No. 11. Treasurer Western Shore pay to representatives of Wm. Gudgeon, deceased, a rev. soldier, such sum as amy appear to have been due him at death.

"Passed Feb. 20, 1829 - No. 22. Treasurer pay to Benj. Gudgeon, one of the heirs of Wm. Gudgeon, late of Kent county, whatever sum may have been due to the said Wm. Gudgeon from the state of Md. at time of his decease, on account of his rev. services."


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William married Elizabeth Unknown before 1789 in Maryland, USA. (Elizabeth Unknown was born in 1762 in Maryland, USA.)


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1 Kathryn Elizabeth (Leas) Stuart.


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