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. She married Sylvester William Hudnell, son of Ebenezer B Hudnell and Elizabeth Pate, 17 January 1906 in Small, Beaufort County, North Carolina. Their names were recorded as "S. W. Hudnell and Susan M. Caton." 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 (Aurora Cemetery) in Aurora.