Ruth was born in Indian Territory to James McAnally "Mack" and Nancy Alberty Messer. Siblings: George Patten; Lawson; Charles A.;Elizabeth "Lizzie" and Lucinda. Rachel (half-sister) and John Henry (half-brother).
Wife of James Henry Hudson Jr. Mother of James McAnally "Mack" Hudson and Nancy Hudson.
Cherokee: Dawes Roll No: 1395; Miller Guion Application # 26954.