William Thomas Hudnall is the son of Thomas Hudnall and Winifred "Winnie" Champion. The exact burial place of William Thomas Hudnall is not known, however, his will stated that he lived in Bedford County, Virginia and it is presumed that he is buried there.
William was married to:
• Frances "Fanny" McGeorge - 15 Dec 1752
• Frances Smith - 15 Dec 1757
William is known to have 10 children. They are:
With Fanny McGeorge:
• James W. Hudnall (abt 1755-abt 1798)
With Frances Smith:
• Susannah Hudnall Wright (1758-abt 1826)
• Frances Hudnall Thurmond (1760-abt 1813)
• John Hudnall (1763-1844)
• Mary Hudnall Hilton (1765- ? )
• Joanna Hudnall Sinclair (1768- ? )
• Thomas Smith Hudnall (1771-aft 1831)
• William Thomas Hudnall, Jr. (1773-1839)
• Richard Hudnall (1775-1863)
• Nancy Hudnall Hurt (1783-1839)
LAND GRANT TO WILLIAM HUDNALL
William Hudnall of Albemarle County, Virginia 6 April 1769
George the Third &c. To all ye. Whereas by one patent under the Seal of this our Colony and Dominion of Virginia bearing date the fourteenth day of February one thousand seven hundred & sixty one there was granted unto Rene Napier one certain Tract or parcel of land containing four hundred acres lying and being in the county of Albemarle on both sides of Island Creek of the North side of the Rivanna River and bounded as followeth to wit:
Beginning at Pointers in a Line of Land lately surveyed for Phillip Thurmond running thence on the same South thirty degrees East one hundred and ninety poles crossing a branch of Phills Creek to a pine thence new Lines South sixty degrees West three hundred and thirty seven poles crossing Island Creek to a pine North thirty degrees West one hundred and ninety poles to pointers North sixty degrees East three hundred and thirty seven poles crossing Island creek and branch of Phills Creek to the beginning.
Which said Tract or parcel of Land was granted on condition of paying our Quit Rents and Cultivating and Improving as in the said patent is expressed and whereas the said Rene Napier hath failed to pay such Quit Rents and William Hudnall hath made humble Suit to our late Lieutenant Governor & Commander in chief of our said Colony and Dominion and hath obtained a grant for the same. Therefore know ye that for divers good causes and considerations but more especially for and in consideration of the sum of forty shillings of good & Lawful money for our use paid to our Receiver General of our Revenues in this our said Colony and Dominion We have given granted and confirmed and by these presents for us our heirs & Successors Do give grant and confirm unto the said William Hudnall & to his heirs & assigns forever all the said Tract or parcel of Land and every part and parcel thereof Withall &c. To have hold &c. To be held &c. Yielding & Paying &c. Provided &c.
In Witness &c. Witness our Truly and well loved Norborne Baron de Botetourt our Lieutenant & Governor General of our said Colony and Dominion at Williamsburg under the seal of our said Colony the sixth day of April one thousand seven hundred and sixty nine In the ninth year of our Reign.
WILL OF WILLIAM HUDNALL
In the name of God Amen;
The Thirty first day of January in the year of our Lord 1813, and the Commonwealth of Virginia the 37th. I, William Hudnall Sr., of the State of Virginia and county of Bedford, being sick and weak in body...
In the first place I constitute and make and ordain my only and sole executors of this my last will and testament, John Hudnall and David Saunders, Sr. I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Frances _____ and at her decease to be sold on credit of 12 months which is to be divided among Susannah Wright, John Hudnall, Mary Hylton, Joanna St. Clair, Thomas S. Hudnall, William Hudnall, Richard Hudnall and Nancy Hurt wife of William O. Hurt or their heirs...
I give and bequeath to my beloved son Richard Hudnall or his heirs exclusive of an equal division with the above name legatees. I also give and bequeath to Quintilla Thurmon, wife of Henry Thurmon 10 pounds current money or to her heirs my estate to equally divided among the above name legatees vis; Susannah Wright....
Signed sealed and delivered in presence of teste-
George Nowell, Jr., Moses Fuqua and Jacob Dawson.
Proved and filed, February 22, 1813.