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Rita Jean Arnold (#12682610)
 member for 14 years, 3 months, 20 days
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Bio Photo I live in Arkansas and am retired after working 21 years with AFLAC as an employee benefits specialist with my last year being in the position of Advisor.

Right now, researching my family history is my passion. My father's maternal side of our family is chronicled in the books "Hudlows In America" (revised addition by Charles C. Hudlow/1999) and "French and American History of Michael Garoutte and His Descendants". (revised by Ellan Douglas Thiesen/1985) These books can probably be found in the genealogy section of your library or at the Library of Congress.

Actually, all of the Hudlows in America descend from Andrew Hudlow, (Andreas Huttenloch) who was the very first Hudlow to come to America in 1753 from Germany.

My ancestor Michael Garoutte came here from France to fight for our colonies, financing his effort himself and bringing his own ships and men, in the American Revolution and all of the Garouttes in America descend from him.

Besides my HUDLOW and GAROUTTE lineages, I am, also, researching my ARNOLD, COBLER, SHOCKLEY, DUTY, SIMMONS, WHITLOCK, and ISSACKS lineages. My goal is to honor the memories of these family members who have now passed on.

This endeavor is dedicated in memory of my parents, William Adam (Bill) Arnold and Audrey May DUTY Arnold.

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John G. Hall
May You Rest In Peace...
Although I never met you I just wanted to "Thank You" for all the work you did here on Find A Grave. Rest In Peace!
Added by John G. Hall on Oct 24, 2014 10:42 AM
devon davis mossman
Rita Jean (RJ) passed away
To anyone waiting for information from Rita aka RJ or to her grandkids NaNa.. NaNa was found today deceased in her apartment. She has been gone for a few days now. We are waiting on more information as to when she passed. I hope someone has the ability to add her to this.. She did such a wonderful job keeping up with this webpage for years.
Added by devon davis mossman on Oct 20, 2014 11:24 AM
tony england
Do they have a death certificate on Jesse J. Carruth born 1871 died 1943? I live in Tennessee and al the records I go to in Arkansas want let me look at it. I am trying to find his parents names. I am sure I have them but want proof. Thanks...Tony E. England
Added by tony england on Oct 16, 2014 4:36 PM
Mike Endress---Alabama-USA
RE: Thank You For Remembering
Rita, it is an honor for me to be able to remember the fallen if only in a small way. Thanks for everything you do.

Mike Endress
Added by Mike Endress---Alabama-US... on Sep 21, 2014 7:28 AM
Jeanne Faarup
Margaret McKenna
Thanks for taking the time to leave flowers on my moms memorial page. Jeanne
Added by Jeanne Faarup on Aug 21, 2014 1:58 PM
Hey Rita. I just sent a correction for Nellie Dunlap Hudlow death date. You had it listed as George's in 1955 instead if hers in 1982. :) Hope things are going well for you.
Added by Melody on Aug 06, 2014 10:34 AM
I am working on proving a Patriot for my DAR membership. I need proofs that Martha Hudlow Hill was the daughter of Michael Hudlow , and also that Michael was the son of Andrew Hudlow. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Thank you,
Jeanine Price
Added by Nations on Jul 23, 2014 9:43 AM
Added by Nations on Jul 23, 2014 9:37 AM
Hudlow ancestors
Added by Nations on Jul 23, 2014 9:36 AM
RE: Alfred Simmons Headstone
You are very welcome.
Added by BALN on Jul 19, 2014 7:50 AM
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