Hezekiah Mudd died 179 years ago – February 24, 1834 – in Washington County, Kentucky. Hezekiah was born in Maryland in 1755. He married Elizabeth Edelen in Prince George County, Maryland, March 12, 1779. They eventually brought their family to Washington County. Hezekiah and Elizabeth had 10 children: Horatio, Nicholas, Mary Ann, Priscilla, Jane, Hezekiah, Loretta, Elizabeth Lucretia, Benjamin Edelen and Robert L. Mudd.