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Posted: 891864000000
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I would love to hear from other researchers of these lines. I'm working on James HUDNALL b:1755, d: in Buckingham Co., VA and his wife Mary Ann WARNER whom he married in 1770.

Also James HUDNALL, Jr. b:1771 and his wife Rhoda CHASTAIN b:1775 both born in Buckingham Co.
in Buckingham Co.


Charlene Points (View posts)
Posted: 894024000000
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There is a lot of information on James Jr. and Rhoda in the book that can be purchase though the Pierre Chastain Family Association call Pierre Chastain And His Descendants Vol 1 First Five Generations in American you can go to their web page at the bottom of the message and then go to Publication Information it will tell you how you can order the book. The book gives Rhoda mother and father and all of her and James Jr. children.
My mother was a Chastain and I think you will find a lot of information on this line. Hope I help some, good hunting
Charlene Points


Anne W. Allen (View posts)
Posted: 897307200000
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The Hudnalls resided in Northumberland County, Virginia. My ancestor, Richard Hudnall who died 1804 in Northumberland County, VA, had a brother James who resided in Buckingham County, Virginia. Their parents were Richard Hudnall (d. 1760 in Northumberland Co.) and Rebecca (d. 1763).

I find it interesting that my Richard (d. 1804) and his wife, Rebecca, had a son named Warner. Could that be a family name? I would like to hear from anyone working on these lines.
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my richard hudnall was also born in virginia around 1811 and married catherine ? and they had 7 children, one who is named james who was born in virginia around 1846.
Posted: 900849600000
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No, my James HUDNALL, Jr. is the son of James HUDNALL, b:1755 in Goochland Co., VA who married Mary Ann WARNER in 1770. James Sr. was the son of William Thomas HUDNALL, Sr., b: April 1732 in Prince William Co., VA.


Tom Oatney (View posts)
Posted: 900849600000
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Do you have any connections to JAMES HUDNALL b. 1749 and died abt. 1798 in Northumberland County, VA? This James HUDNALL was the son of Joseph Hudnall b. in Lancaster Cnty, VA about 1700 and died in 08 January 1787 in Fauquier County, VA.

Joseph Hudnall was married to Mary Withers 1711 - 1783. They had 8 children, one of which was James. I do not have any other information on this James.

email for other information.
Tom Oatney

Richard Hudnall

Bill Hudnall (View posts)
Posted: 923227200000
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Stephanie: Did you know that a Hudnall Family Assoiation can be found at


Posted: 1329007434000
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Surnames: Hudnall, Chastain
I have a discrepancy in data obtained from multiple places on line regarding the parents of James Hudnall Jr. (b. 1771 in VA - d. 1851 in KY), married to Rhoda Chastain, the line I am researching. Perhaps you can help.

Some sources say James Hudnall Jr's parents were James Hudnall (b. 1755 in VA - d. 1795) [who was the son of William Thomas Hudnall (1732-1813)and Frances Smith] and Mary Ann Warner.

Others says James Hudnall Jr's parents were James Hudnall Sr. (1743-1796)[who was the son of Richard Hudnall Jr (1710-1760) and unknown mother] and Mary Ann Wales.

Do you have any definitive information on this?
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Classification: Query
Im looking for relatives of Joe Dan Chastain.

I got the info below from....
Doyle Dean Chastain I
4321 W. 169th St.
Lawndale, CA 90260-3455

The Chastains

William Newton Chastain

William Newton Chastain was born in Dalton, in Whitfield County, Georgia on May 17, 1855. Five years later, Abraham Lincoln was elected and the country was embroiled in a Civil War. His parents were both born in Northern Georgia. Georgia quickly sided with the Confederacy. General William Tecumseh Sherman (who was raised by his mother, born a Hoyt after the death of her husband) split the state of Georgia in half in a grueling drive to the sea. His scorched earth policy left a 15 mile wide path of destruction and Atlanta was reduced to rubble. William was 9 yrs. old and less than 50 miles away. Ada M. Noble was born in Flint, Michigan in October 1860. She married him about 1879.
They lived there in Dalton, Georgia and in 1880, Ada gave birth to their first of 8 children, Minnie Chastain.
Ada gave birth to William Fred Chastain in November 1882 at Cedar Town, in Polk County, Georgia. William Fred, like his father before him, went by his middle name. Newton was 27 yrs. old when his second child was born, Ada was only 22 yrs. old herself. John J. Chastain followed in June of 1885.
"Grandpa Fred (William Fred Chastain) told the tale that his pa traveled the country in a covered wagon and that is why the kids were born in different places. We do not know WHY he traveled so. We do not know what he did for a living really. I can only guess he met Ada on his travels, how else do you meet someone from Michigan. Which is why I do not know where he married her. But after adulthood all these folks were living within Sunday visiting distance, Fred, John, Daisy, Fannie, Pearl, (Maggie died), maybe not Dee or she may have been dead I do not know." - Shiela Rowe Chastain
In 1887, Daisy Chastain was born in Allen, Texas. On December 21, 1889, in Beckville, Texas, Fannie Chastain was born.
In May of 1892, Ada gave birth to Margaret in Cedar Town, Georgia. Maggie (as she came to be called) was not to be the couple's last child.
Essie Dee was born in July, 1894 in Canton, Texas. She went by the name Dee.
Pearl Chastain was born in March of 1897 in Daingerfield, Texas. Pearl was the last child they would have. Newt was 41 yrs. old, Ada was 36 yrs. old herself. By 1900, tragedy had struck the couple . . . their firstborn child, Minnie, had died.

William Fred Chastain

William Fred Chastain grew up in Georgia. President Garfield was in office and assassinated and Sitting Bull surrendered while he was a child. While he was not old enough to remember the first election of Cleveland, he may have discussed the second one. By the time he was old enough to take an interest in things, Harrison was elected President. The battle of Wounded Knee was certainly something he discussed as well.
Fred met and eventually married Lola Edwards Wheeler who had been born May 14, 1888 across the state line in Pike County, Alabama.
"Lola was my granddaddy's first wife who was also my grandmother's (Emily) best friend. My grandmother took care of her when she was dying and she asked my grandmother to marry her husband (Grandaddy Fred Chastain) and raise her children, which she did. . . .daddy was raised in Oklahoma and didn't come to Texas until he and my mother had been married and I was about four years old at the time.
"Lola is buried at the cemetery in Ore City next to Jessie and grandaddy." - Patricia "Patsy" Patton

Fred earned his living working at a saw mill. An accident there caused him to have half of his foot cut off. He used to talk about his Dad going all around in a covered wagon.
The couple had a child named Edna.
In August 16, 1904, Madelyn P. Chastain was born to the couple. William Arthur Chastain was born almost exactly 3 years later, on August 17, 1907.

Alvin Barney Chastain was born November 19, 1911.

Ada Noble died in 1916 and was buried in Snow Hill Cemetery, Titus County, Texas.

Lola Edwards Wheeler died June 20, 1923.

Jesse C. Chastain died Sept. 27, 1935.

William Newton Chastain died on Dec. 28, 1938 in Camp County Texas. He was buried in Snow Hill Cemetery, Titus County, Texas.

William Fred Chastain died July 21, 1960.

William Arthur died in January 1968.

Madelyn P. Chastain died March 1, 1968.

Ollie E. Chastain was born April 16, 1970.

Alvin Barney Chastain died March 25, 1992.


Posted: 1438573575000
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The information that has been passed down through my family is this same information (James Hudnall Jr's parents were James Hudnall (b. 1755 in VA - d. 1795) [who was the son of William Thomas Hudnall (1732-1813)and Frances Smith] and Mary Ann Warner).

I have been trying to get my Daughter's of the American Revolution (DAR) designation for many years and still can't find any actual proof of who his parents were. If anyone has any of this proof, I would greatly appreciate it.

Thank you to anyone that many have any information.
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