Sunday, June 22, 2014

John Thomas Hudson

John Thomas, from my mother's side, my GG Grandfather, born December 9, 1850 in Union Parish, Louisiana. Not sure what happened to his parents but at an early age he was left to live with an aunt, Lucinda Crow and her son. Listed as Farm Laborer. Age 19. This is his mother’s sister. Not sure when this photo was taken.

*OBIT* Farmerville Gazette8 Oct 1924
“MR. JOHN T. HUDSON DEAD. After an affliction that ran back into the years with that
dreadful malady – Cancer, Mr. John T. Hudson, one of the oldest and best citizens of
this Ward, passed away at his home near here on last Monday, Oct. 6th, at 1 o’clock
A.M. Mr. Hudson was well advanced in years and had lived in Union all his life. About
1873 he married Miss Susan Goyne. To this union a large family of sons and daughters
were born. He has lived all his married life at his present home, having settled the
place in the year 1874. Interment took place in the Taylor cemetery Monday afternoon
at 4 o’clock, the service being conducted by the Rev. W. K. Smith, Pastor of Liberty
Hill Primitive Baptist Church of which the deceased was a lifelong and faithful member.

[Note: John Thomas Hudson (1850-1924) was the son of Joseph C. Hudson (c1800 - 1852) and Susan Acree (c1822 - 1850s).]

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