Susan Mariam Caton was born 23 March 1860 in Richland Township, Beaufort County, North Carolina. She was the daughter of Jesse B Caton and Dicey Evett. Susan married Sylvester William Hudnell, son of Ebenezer B Hudnell and Elizabeth Pate, 17 January 1906 in Beaufort County, North Carolina. She died 17 April 1910 in Richland Township, Beaufort County, North Carolina, at age 50. Susan Mariam (Caton) Hudnell was buried in the High Hill Cemetery (also known as Aurora Cemetery) in Aurora.