CJMJ - Official and Government Docs
1869, 12-7 - Deed - Axey JANE Hudson to CJ
Transcribed Axey to Cj
Axey J. Hudson to CJ Hudson
This... made on the 4th day of October one thousand eight hundred sixty-six between Axey J Hudson of the State of North Carolina and county of Sampson of the one... and Coleman J. Hudson of the State and County aforesaid of this part.. that the said Axey J Hudson for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars to his land... by the said Coleman J Hudson at and before the signing & sealing of this... the receipt of which is surely acknowledged have bargained sold given & granted and forever... over to the said Coleman J Hudson all that... Of Land known as the Page place situated on the Northside of the seven-mile swamp. Boundary as follows (...) beginning above the road at the run of the seven-mile swamp. L... West gr corner. ... North his line 2- Jordan Coates line. .... his line Coleman Gaineys(?) ... ... his line ... a water oak on the Page branch and down the Page branch as it meanders to the Jonas branch ... down the Jonas branch six poles to a corner of the R.C Lee...hence northwest CJ Hudson line to a joins in G C Warren line then JC Warren’s line southwest...to the run of the seven-mile swamp hence down the seven-mile swamp to the beginning containing forty-four acres more or less. To have and to hold to him the said Coleman J Hudson, and his heirs forever, and I the said Axy J Hudson do bind myself my heirs executive and Adm. to warrant & former defend the title of the said land to the said Coleman J Hudson and against any & all lawful claim or claims whatever. In testimony whereof, I have.... set my hand and affixed my seal the day & date herein written.Signed sealed & delivered in presence of William Daughtry. Axey J Hudson sealSampson County in the Probate Court
The execution of the foregoing and written deed from Axey J Hudson to Coleman J Hudson was sealed 27th day of September, A.D 1869.
Proved before undersigned Judge of Probate for said County by the Oath and examination of William Daughtey the subscribing... ...., therefore let the said deed with this certificate be registered.Registered Dec. 7, 1869
J. E. BYRD v. C. J. HUDSON et al [and others]
September Term, 1893
- J. E. Byrd (Joseph E. (Joe) Byrd
Note: All parties lived in Grantham at the time of the lawsuit. J.E Byrd was married to Mary Jane Warrick Hudson's niece, Susan Jane Warrick, who was the daughter of William Henry Warrick and Lewis Bryant Warrick's sister. J
- J. C. Cox,
- C. J. Hudson (Coleman Jarred (Jart) Hudson)
- W. J. Hudson (William (Will) James (Jim) Hudson, son of C. J. Hudson)
- T. C. Overman
Basically, this was a libel suit that ended up finding the defendants guilty for slander. The fine was 1,100.00 and all court cost.
1878, 10-31 CJ Road Overseer
1878, Oct. 31, THIS IS A NOTICE THAT CJ HUDSON HAS RESIGNED AS ROAD OVERSEER, AND THAT HIS BROTHER-IN-LAW, COUNCIL WARRICK WILL BE TAKING HIS POSITION.
Note: The Board of Supervisors of Wayne County, N.C., would appoint a Road Overseer for a particular section. The Road Overseer was responsible for choosing men or "Hands" between the ages of 18 to 45 years to carry out the duties of maintaining the road. He was responsible for selecting the tools that would be needed and for giving a three days notice as to when the Hands were required to work. He was to make sure the Hands worked no less than 7 hours and no more than 10.
The Penalty for failing to work was a fine of $2.00-$5.00, or imprisonment for no more than 5 days. A substitute could be sent, or $1.00 paid for a day of work in advance. If the Road Overseer failed to discharge his duty, on conviction, he was to forfeit $4.00.
The roads were required to be at least 18 feet wide and a full 10 ft. clear of stumps and runners; causeways to be at least 14 feet wide, bridges through swamps and over small streams, signposts to be erected at every crossroad, and milepost for each mile of road
1883, 3-12 CJ Superior Court Juror
1883, March 12, This is a notification in the Goldsboro Messenger Newspaper, March 12, 1883 page 4.
C.J. Hudson's name was drawn by the Wayne County Commissioner Board to appear for Jury Duty the second week of May 1883.
1883,12-24 CJ On School Committee
December 24, 1883, In the Weekly Transcript and Messenger Newspaper, C.J Hudson was appointed to school committee section #50.
Following the Reconstruction Era, selected male citizens of Wayne County were chosen to contribute to the success of the educational system.
The Wayne County Education Organization began in March 11, 1872.
April 11, 1874- Wayne County determine school districts. E.B Jordan was chairman for the Committee.
Grantham was near the Sampson County line.
1884, 9-15 CJ Superior Court Juror
Published Monday, September 15, 1884, Page 1 Wayne County Commissioner Court notification in the Goldsboro Messenger (Goldsboro, N.C.)
The Board met on September 1, 1884, in which C.J Hudson's name was drawn to appear in the Fall Superior Court Session for Jury duty for the Fall of 1884.
1885,1-12 CJ Road Juror
January 12, 1885, pg.8, in the Goldsboro Messenger (Goldsboro, N.C)
C.J.Hudson appears in the statement as being paid $1.50 for Road Juror (Hand) for the year 1884, Commencing Dec. 3, 1883, and Ending Dec. 1, 1884.
1886,1-21 CJ-For Burying Pauper
January 21,1886 Goldsboro Messenger (Goldsboro, N.C) published the Expenditure Statement for the fiscal year ending November 30, 1885, as authorized by the Board of Commissioner for Wayne County.
C.J. Hudson is paid $2.00 for the burying of a pauper in April 1884.
1886,3-1 Furnished Schoolhouse Property
The Proceedings of the Board of Education of Wayne County having met February 22, 1886, was published March 1, 1886, Monday, page 2 in the Goldsboro Messenger (Goldsboro, N.C.)
The Board of Education met and C.J. was reimbursed for furnishing schoolhouse property
No.133 C.J. Hudson paid $11.00 for schoolhouse property furnished Dist., No. 50, white.
1889,10-16 Grand Jury Juror
October 16, 1889, Wed. page 5 Superior Court Convened and expected to end Friday due to a very small criminal court.
C.J.Hudson was serving on the Grand Jury for the fall term, 1889.
1890,5-8 CJ vs D.B.Jordan (Appeal)
1890, May 8, Civil Docket case published in The Caucasian
C.J Hudson Vs D.B. Jordan linked to a lawsuit over a fraudulent deed. Since both parties were residents of Wayne County the case was moved from Wayne County to Sampson County for a fair trial. The verdict and judgment (involving $2,500) for the plaintiff. The appeal was being made by the defendant to the Supreme Court.
1890,7-17 CJ Represents Grantham Township
The Wayne County Convention met on June 11, 1890, and was called to order by Mr. I.F. Dortch, who explained the object of the Convention and the number of votes that each precinct was entitled to cast. Dr. J. B. Kennedy made a motion that a committee consisting of one member from each precinct to recommend delegates to the different conventions to be appointed.
Grantham Township Delegates consisted of Dr.J.B.Kennedy, A.A. Grantham, Lewis Godwin, M.E. Cox, and C.J. Hudson
note that Dr. J.B. Kennedy was a medical doctor who was from Grantham Township, Wayne County, N.C.
1892,3-16 CJ vs D.B Jordan
1892, March 16 Petition to rehear denied and the former decision affirmed in the C.J.Hudson vs. D.B Jordan case.
1892,8-4 CJ Court Juror
The Board met for the Wayne County Commissioners Court met on August 1, 1892. CJ. Hudson's name was drawn as a Juror for September Term, 1892.
1892,1-13 JB Kennedy vs CJ
1892, January 13 - January Term, 1891 Court Calendar Published in The Goldsboro Headlight (Goldsboro, N.C.)
Court case No. 73 -Dr. J.B. Kennedy vs. C.J. Hudson to be held on Wednesday, January 27, 1892.
note that Dr. J.B Kennedy and C.J. Hudson both served as delegates for Grantham Township for the Wayne County Convention on July 17, 1890.
Dr. J.B Kennedy (1845-1915) was a medical doctor and a native of Grantham Township. The son of J.T. Kennedy
1892, 3-8 CJ vs DB Jordan
1892, March 8, In Raleigh, attorneys Strong & Stronach and Aycock & Daniels argued for the plaintiff (C.J. Hudson) against the defendant, D.B Jordan's attorneys, Allen & Dortch and H.L Stevens. C.J. Hudson Vs. D.B Jordan
This court case was over a fraudulent deed.
1893,5-4 CJ New Road Petition
1893, May 4, Petition to develop a new road in Grantham township from the fork of Dudley Road near Grantham Store and run through the lands belonging to Gideon Edward Grantham, Coleman Jarred (Jart) Hudson, Thomas Jordan Hood, D.G Hood, and T.Luther Cobb
1893,6-8 Road thru CJ Land
1893, June 8- New Road approved to go through part of C.J. Hudson & G.E. Grantham's Land in Grantham, Wayne County, North Carolina, approved.
1893,8-31 J.E.Byrd vs CJ
1893, August 31- J.E. Byrd vs C.J Hudson Court date was scheduled Wednesday, September 13, 1893. This case pertains to slanderous words thwarted towards J.E. Byrd.
A publication on August 29, 1892, insights words of slander against J.E. Byrd could be linked to this case.
Note: J.E Byrd (Joseph "Joe" E Byrd) and C.J Hudson's wives were related. J.E. Byrd was married to Mary Jane Warrick Hudson's Neice, Susan Jane Warrick. Daughter of William Henry Warrick and sister of Lewis Bryant Warrick.
1893,9-28 JE Byrd vs CJ
1893, September 28, J.E. Byrd vs C.J. Hudson, J.F. Cox, and others reached a verdict for the plaintiff for $1,100.00 damages.
"The libel suit grew out of a libelous card published and circulated in the last political campaign in which the plaintiff was charged with being a hypocrite, thief perjurer, and almost every other crime a prejudiced mind could charge another with."
The plaintiff won his case.
CJ & MJ - 1893, 9-28 - J . E. Byrd vs CJ et al (Libel)
It states that all parties including CJ were residents of Grantham.
1894, 1-18 JE Byrd vs CJ
1894, January 18 superior court calendar for cases to be heard at the courthouse in Goldsboro, N.C. motion docket J.E. Byrd vs C.J. Hudson -67- scheduled for Friday, January 26.
January Term. 1894- for the trial of civil and criminal actions
1897, 9-20 Notice of Land Sale
1897, September 20 NOTICE OF SALE of land for cash by public auction at the courthouse in Goldsboro on October 4, 1897.
Mortgage date December 24, 1894- executed by J.A. Lee to C.J. Hudson and F.A.Daniels (Book 63, page 592)at the Register of Deeds office. note that F.A. Daniels was an attorney and a commissioner.
The tract of land described as being about 218 1/2 acres, situated in Wayne County, conveyed (transferred) by E.B. Jordan by G.B. Patterson and wife by deed (Book 33, page 221) in the Register of Deeds office.
This land was conveyed (transferred) by J.H. Grant, (sheriff) to C.J.Hudson by deed Book 63, page 175
note: Hon. F.A Daniels ( Frank Arthur Daniels) born in 1859, son of Josephus & Mary Cleaves Daniels. He went to law school and at the time of his death, he had served as a state senator and was a retired Superior Court Judge for 24 years. F.A.Daniels was also an associate of Charles Brantly Aycock, who was the second person from Wayne County to become Governor.
1907, 4-6 CJ MJ Land Deed Reference
1907, April 6- NOTICE OF LAND BEING SOLD FOR CASH BY VIRTUE OF A JUDGEMENT OF THE SUPREME COURT OF WAYNE COUNTY AUGUST TERM 1906.
E.E COX VS J.F. COX, R.A.COX, AND WIFE OLIVIA
The Land was Deeded on March 5, 1902, from C.J. Hudson and wife, Mary to Richard A. Cox (book 82, pg.419)
This land described being in Wayne County, N.C., adjoining the lands of Edward A. Grantham, George Kenyon Grantham, and others being the lands conveyed by deed to W.J. Hudson (William James Hudson, son) and recorded in Book 69, page 331 of the Register's office
1892-Slander agains J.E. Byrd
1892, August 29 This news clip was added because it may have spawned the events that caused J.E Byrd Vs C.J. Hudson Superior Court Case. The case was a Libel lawsuit against the defendant for slander. One that was awarded in the end to the Plaintiff in the case.
1850 - Census - CJ's Mother's Household (1)
1850 United State Census for Coleman Hudson
This Census covers the household of CJ’ mother, Axey JANE Hudson, widow of Holley Hudson. He died the year before this census was taken.
This census which was taken on 9/26/1850 Indicates that CJ is 5 years old. He was born on 6/4/1842 which should have made him 8 years old on the date this census was taken.
1860 - Census - CJ's Mother's Household (1)
1860 United State Federal Census for Colbun [Coleman] J. Hudson
Axey JANE Hudson, the widow of Holley Hudson, and mother of Coleman Jarred Hudson, was 36 years of age on the 1850 census, but 48 on the 1860 census.
The 1850 census appears to be correct.
Holley Hudson - about 1803-1849
Axey JANE Hudson - about 1814-1880.