Bugg-Hudgins gravemarker

Submitted by June Banks Evans 10Aug 2003
Updated June 6, 2007

Relative to the site of the Hudgins-Bugg graves marker erected by William E. Bugg (Mecklenburg, section 8), several entries in his journals refer to this graveyard:
29 January 1874: "Walked from uncle John's to Mr. William Pulley's & around the old homestead and graveyard." [p 37]
12 January 1907: "I went to Va. One night at B. B. Smith's and two at J. J. S. Cook's. Also went to Mr. Buck Pulleys and to our old place and the Cemetery. The old house burned down. .  .  ."
[p 152]
1 July 1928: "Went to S.S. Providence. Essie, Lutie, Sarah, Alice, & I went to the old Hudgins cemetery where I had a monument put up for my mother and others the 25th June .  .  ." 
[p 210]
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Bugg-Hudgins gravemarker, erected 20 January 1933 by William Emmanuel Bugg at his birthplace, the family home [demolished] of Hundley Hudgins and his wife Annie [Harper] Hudgins; the family graveyard is now deep in woods owned by Butterworth ½ mile southeast of intersection routes #1/138 [Section 8 of 1870 Map, Hudgins above Taylor’s Creek]

36° 44' 54"N, 78° 05' 14"W - LA CROSSE quad

In his journals, Mr. Bugg listed the relatives that he honored on the marker:

__ Bugg __

Mother

Mary Hudgins Bugg 1827-1852 Wife of James Smithson Bugg

Sister

Mary James Bugg 1852-1852

Sister

Saluda Ann Rebecca Bugg 1850-1855

__ Hudgins __

Gr. Father

Emmanuel Hundley Hudgins 1768-1848

First Cousin

Benjamin Franklin Hudgins 1847-1856

Gr. Mother

Annie Harper Hudgins 1784-1859

Uncle

John Harper Hudgins 1811-1885

His Wife

Mary Walker Hudgins 1821-1891


[Reference: The Journals of William Emmanuel Bugg 1848-1935, transcribed by June Banks Evans, with additional family data: Bryn Ffyliaid Publications, pp. 287-288]

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