William HUDDLESTON b.1702, Bucks Co, PA;
married Nov 14, 1727 in Burlington Co, NJ to Dorothy Walsh (NJ license issued Nov 14; both from Bucks Co., Pa.) .This family lived in Bucks Co, Pa. and may have been Presbyterian since several of the children were married in the Presbyterian church in Churchville, (Bucks Co.) Pa.
3 Apr 1743, William & Dorothy Huddleston, cordwinder, of Middlestown, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania to William Blakey, yeoman, of same, L12.1, 100 acres, line of James Dilworth, purchased 1706, of William Hayhurst by Henry & Elizabeth Huddleston, (parents of said William and said Elizabeth later married Thomas Davis) and said Thomas and Elizabeth, sold 1729 to saidWilliam.Signed William Huddleston and Dorothy Huddleston.Wit. John Cawley and Euetydus Longshore. [from Bucks County, Pennsylvania Deed Records 1684 - 1763 , p159, by John David Davis, 1997 by Heritage Books]
He died Aug 3, 1776 in Bucks Co, PA.
In 1779 William HUDDLESTON's 5 sons were in Middletown Twp., Bucks Co., Pa.
In 1790 4 of his sons were still in Bucks Co.;
Joseph HUDDLESTON was in Chester Co., Pa.
Many of William HUDDLESTON's descendants adopted the spelling “Huddleson”.
Children: (unsure of order)
a)HANNAH HUDDLESON, b 1728; m Richard Tomlinson
b)WILLIAM HUDDLESON Jr., 1730-1796;was a private in the Bucks Co. Militia in 1775; m 1781, Sarah Harman.He lived in Middletown Twp., Bucks Co., Pa. where he is shown on the tax lists show him there in 1779 (with 2 acres); 1781 (no property); 1782; 1790.He died in 1797;Ch: Amos, Mahlon, John
c)GEORGE HUDDLESON, b 1735, was a private in the Bucks Co., PA Militia in 1775.He lived in Middletown Twp., Bucks Co., Pa.He is shown on the tax lists there 1779-1787; in 1779 (with 4 acres he paid $1.18 in taxes); 1781 (no property, 1 cattle); on the 1790 census (with no wife or children).Ch: William
d)HENRY HUDDLESON, b 1740; m 1768, Elizabeth Bennett, Presbyterian Church, Churchville, Pa.He lived in Middletown Twp., Bucks Co, Pa.He is shown in the tax lists there in 1781 (a cordwinder with 4 1/2 acres, 1 horse, 1 cattle); and on the 1790 census (probably with wife and 4 children); Ch: Isaac, Henry
e)JOSEPH HUDDLESTON/HUDDLESON, b 1742, m 1768 to Margaret Thomas in Presbyterian Church, Churchville, Pa.He lived in Middletown Twp., Bucks Co., Pa. and was on the tax lists there from 1779 to 1787. (In 1779 there were 2 Josephs: one with 200 acres & one with 4 acres.In 1781 his estate had 200 acres.)
f)THOMAS HUDDLESON, b 1744,m 1763 to Elizabeth Stiger in the Presbyterian Church in Churchville, Pa.
He was a private in the Bucks Co. Militia in 1775;
He lived in Middletown Twp., Bucks Co, Pa. and was on tax list 1775-87 (in 1779 & 1781 with 4 acres and 3 cattle); and on the 1790 census (with wife, 1 son under 16 and 4 daughters); and the 1800 census.He moved to Hamilton Co., Ohio about 1805
g)ELIZABETH HUDDLESON, 1746-1799, m 1761 to George Walker. Ch: George, Joseph
h)SARAH HUDDLESON, 1747-1804, m 1762 to James PRICE in the Presbyterian Church, Churchville, PA.
i)REBECCA HUDDLESON, b 1749; m Robert ADAIR in 1768 in St. Mary’s Church, Burlington Co., New Jersey
(Was Robert ADAIR brother of James ADAIR bc1752 Bucks Co ?)
j)AGNES HUDDLESON, b 1750; m Jacob Stiger