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Eliza Woodbridge Hudson


Other Name:
Eliza Woodbridge
Gender:
Female
Born:
August 27, 1797
Died:
January 11, 1881
Home Town:
Hartford, CT
Marriage(s):
Barzillai Hudson (October 8, 1816)
Biographical Notes:
Eliza Woodbridge Hudson, daughter of Ward and Hannah Bigelow Woodbridge of Hartford, Connecticut, was born August 27, 1797. It is believed that around the year 1809 Eliza may have attended the Litchfield Female Academy as three of her siblings would go on to do later. On October 8, 1816 she married Brazillai Hudson. During their marriage the couple had nine children. Eliza passed away on January 11, 1881.

Education
Years at LFA:
1809


help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
CITATION OF ATTENDANCE:
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