Finally, a place for Dudneys! My ancestor is John Dudney (b. ca 1758) who shows up in Anson Co., N.C., in the 1790 census and is again listed in the 1800 census. He and his family then show up in Montgomery Co., N.C., in the 1810 census. The 1820 census was destroyed, and the 1830 census shows two Dudney households, "Betsy" (likely his wife, Elizabeth), and a "Pad. Dudney." While John was likely dead by the 1830 census, he is listed as deceased in an 1835 deed. Sound familiar to anyone?