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Richard Irving Hudson
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1896
Bayou Sale
St. Mary Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 1958
Tyler County
Texas, USA

~Great Uncle~

The youngest son of Francis Benjamin "Frank" & Sallie Gordy Hudson. Irving, as he was known to family and friends, was married in 1919, to Flora Belle Langdon. Together, they had three daughters and one infant who died at birth. To my knowledge they are:

Peggy Elizabeth Hudson 1921
Infant Hudson 1923 1923
Betty Ann Hudson 1924 1944
Juanita Hudson 1926 1995

They later divorced. Around 1940, he married Millie Thelma Holmes. Millie brought 3 daughters and a son to that marriage and she and Irving had two sons together - Richard and Charles. They are connected below. I only met my Great Uncle Irving one time. I was around 8 or 10 and by then so remember him. He was ill so I didn't have the chance to get to know him as he died soon after we met. However, my grandmother always spoke very highly of Irving and Millie both.

Irving was born and raised on a sugar plantation in Bayou Sale, Louisiana called South Bend. Irving's father, Frank Hudson, was also born and raised there as was his father before him. His mother, Sallie E. Gordy Hudson was born and raised on the Gordy Plantation - a neighboring plantation also long owned by her family and involved with the sugar business. After the Civil War, the sugar planting became less lucrative and other crops were tried such as cotton, corn, and fruits. As they became retirement age, Frank and Sallie left the land and Irving and his siblings all left Bayou Sale for other lives. Frank was getting older and was sick so Irving lived for a while in Iberia Parish and took care of his parents. At that time he was working in the Salt Mining business. He moved to Jefferson Co., Texas in about 1918 or 1919 to the best of my knowledge.

Irving had 2 full brothers, 5 half sisters, and 5 half brothers by his father and 2 half-sisters by his mother.

Full Siblings:
Alva Sinclair Hudson 35463040
1894 - 1972
Murphy Foster Hudson 38667755
1892 - 1942

Half Siblings:
Emma Gertrude Hudson
Easton Moore Joseph Hudson
Caroline Babette "Carrie" Hudson
1871 1955
Charles Warton Hudson
Mary Agnes Hudson
1874 1880
Percy Johnson Hudson
Howard Thompson Hudson
Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Hudson
Stanley Duvall Hudson
Addie Elnora Friend
1880 1952
Bettie E. "Betsey" Friend

Family links: 
  Francis Benjamin Hudson (1846 - 1919)
  Sallie E. Gordy Hudson (1855 - 1925)
  Flora Belle Langdon Swenson (1903 - 1963)
  Millie Thelma Holmes Falgout (1906 - 1985)*
  Infant Girl Hudson (1923 - 1923)*
  Betty Ann Hudson O'Connor (1924 - 1944)*
  Juanita Hudson Aycock (1926 - 1995)*
  Richard A Hudson (1942 - 2008)*
  Charles Alva Hudson (1944 - 2011)*
  Emma Gertrude Hudson Jones (1869 - 1932)**
  Easton Moore Hudson (1870 - ____)**
  Caroline Babette Degravelles Keiser (1871 - 1955)**
  Charles Warton Hudson (1873 - 1946)**
  Mary Agnes Hudson (1874 - ____)**
  Elisabeth Anne Hudson Lyman (1878 - 1950)**
  Stanley Duvall Hudson (1879 - ____)**
  Addie Elnora Friend Simms (1880 - 1952)**
  Betty E Friend Garritson (1885 - 1953)**
  Murphy Foster Hudson (1892 - 1942)*
  Alva Sinclair Hudson (1894 - 1972)*
  Richard Irving Hudson (1896 - 1958)
*Calculated relationship
Beech Creek Baptist Cemetery
Tyler County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: K Todd Sherer
Originally Created by: Suzanna ღ Ashworth
Record added: Mar 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34893447
Richard Irving Hudson
Added by: Homer King
Richard Irving Hudson
Added by: Homer King
Richard Irving Hudson
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In memory
- K Todd Sherer
 Added: Oct. 1, 2013
In memory this Holy Season
- love, Karla
 Added: Dec. 26, 2011
Transferring site to a loving family member...Rest in Peace.
- Suzanna ღ Ashworth
 Added: Apr. 21, 2011
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