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Hannah J. Townsend Rudd
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Birth: Sep. 29, 1856
Livingston County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 1932
Livingston County
Illinois, USA

Hannah was the eldest of 9 children born to Daniel and Melicent Shaw Townsend. After birth the family lived in Forrest, Livingston County, Illinois, but by 1860 had moved to Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana. By 1870 the family was once again living in Forrest.

She married William H. Rudd February 2, 1881 in her father's home in Livingston County, Illinois. William and Hannah had three children, Roy Daniel Rudd, Bertha Luella Rudd Morris and Herbert Clement Rudd.


Pontiac Daily Leader, Dec. 24, 1934, pg. 3, col. 4

Mrs. Hannah Rudd
"Forrest, Ill. Dec. 24. -- Mrs. Hannah Rudd, 76, died at one o'clock Friday afternoon at the family residence on South Center Street, following an illness of two months. Funeral services were held this afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at the Congregatonal Church in charge of the Rev. J. M. Buran. Burial was in Forrext cemetery.
Mrs. Rudd was a daughter of Daniel and Mildred Townsend and born near Forrest, September 20, 1856. She was married to William H. Rudd, Sr., on February 2, 1881, who preceded her in death last May.
Surviving is one daughter, Mrs. Bertha Morris, of Peoria, one son, Herbert, of Forrest; eight grandchildren, and one great grandchild. Also surviving are four sisters: Mrs. Rebecca Caughey, Michigan; Olive Elbert, Nebraska; Avoline Perrine and Bertha Foxen, both of Colorado, and one brother, Joshua Townsend, Arizona.
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  Daniel Townsend (1826 - 1895)
  Melicent Shaw Townsend
  William H. Rudd (1857 - 1932)
  Roy Daniel Rudd (1882 - 1930)*
  Herbert Clement Rudd (1889 - 1969)*
  Hannah J. Townsend Rudd (1856 - 1932)
  Margaret Alphareta Townsend Miller (1860 - 1918)*
  Rebecca E. Townsend Caughey (1864 - 1956)*
  Olive B. Townsend Elbert (1866 - 1956)*
*Calculated relationship
Forrest Township Cemetery
Livingston County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Lot 232
Created by: Jan Dishon
Record added: Apr 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35539464
Hannah J. <i>Townsend</i> Rudd
Added by: Jan Dishon
Hannah J. <i>Townsend</i> Rudd
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Rest in Peace cousin Hannah.
- Jan Dishon
 Added: May. 6, 2011

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