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Charles Cain Hudson, Sr
Birth: Nov. 30, 1873
Jefferson County
Georgia, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1961
Putnam County
Florida, USA

Born in the community of Hudsonia which is near the present day community of Grange in Jefferson County, Georgia. They where Postmasters since before the unconstitutional War of Northern Aggression. Hudsonia was burned by yankee troups and never recovered.

Marriage 1: Carrie EDWARDS
Married 1: 23 APR 1899 Monticello, Jefferson County, Florida
Divorced: 1905-1914 in Florida

Their Children:
(all born in Jacksonville, Duval Co, FL)
1. Mary Jane Hudson b: 1900 d: 1900
2. Charles Cain Hudson, Jr.
3. Carolyn Louise "Carrie" Hudson
4. Grace Dean Hudson

Marriage 2: Ethel Vance HOLCOMB
Married 2: 1914 in Florida or Georgia

Their Children:
(all born in Palatka, Putnam Co, FL)
1. Josephine Holcomb Hudson
2. Sarah Frances Elizabeth Hudson

Charles Cain Hudson, Sr. died in Glendale Hospital, Palatka, Putnam County, FL of Acute Cerebral Hemorrhage at 87 years of age. His Florida Death Certificate says he was a "Retired Salesman". Talk about your understatements!! CC Sr. was definately a 'mover and shaker'.

1890: CC Sr. moves to Jacksonville and works for Baker & Holmes as a Traveling Salesman. He is 17 years old. He is one of the first in Florida to use a motorized vehicle in his

1917-1918: CC Sr. registered to serve in the military during WORLDWAR I. He did not have to serve.

1920-1935: By this time, Charles Sr. was President of the Palatka Wholesale Grocers' Association on September 25, 1920. The Vice-President was A. R. Haile.

1936-1945: CC Sr. was President and General Manager of the DAVIS MFG. CO., INC., 115 West Jackson Avenue, Knoxville, TN. Davis Mfg. Co. was a drug manufacturer and/or distributor. His residence is listed as being "1408 Laurel Avenue, Knoxville, TN". He was 63 years old at the time of his Social Security Application.

1946: CC Sr. retires from Davis Mfg. Co. and returns to Florida. He is elected Mayor of Interlachen, President of the Town Council and starts the Interlachen Baptist Church.

Johnson-Davis Funeral Home in Palatka handled the services. He is listed as living at 412 North 4th Street, Palatka, FL.

Charles Cain Hudson, Sr. and 1st wife Carrie Edwards are my husband's paternal great grandparents. 
Family links: 
  George Franklin Hudson (1824 - 1907)
  Sarah Ann Cain Hudson (1832 - 1878)
  Carrie Edwards Wolfe (1882 - 1951)*
  Ethel Vance Holcomb Hudson (1884 - 1964)*
  Mary E Hudson (1900 - 1901)*
  Charles Cain Hudson (1902 - 1967)*
  Carolyn Louise Hudson Peek (1904 - 1995)*
  Grace Dean Hudson Todd (1906 - 1979)*
  Josephine Holcomb Hudson Boulineaux (1916 - 1995)*
  Sarah Francis Elizabeth Hudson Phillips (1919 - 2004)*
  Annie Fontaine Hudson Hardeman (1850 - 1869)*
  James Wallace Hudson (1853 - 1913)*
  Elijah Hudson (1855 - 1856)*
  Susie Helen Hudson Orr (1857 - 1933)*
  Albert Franklin Hudson (1862 - 1935)*
  Mary Chambers Hudson Holcomb (1864 - 1944)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Hudson Abbott (1866 - 1934)*
  Cornelia Caroline Hudson Howell (1869 - 1936)*
  Peter Fontaine Hudson (1871 - 1948)*
  Charles Cain Hudson (1873 - 1961)
  Richard Furman Hudson (1884 - 1965)**
  Frances Beach Hudson (1886 - 1984)**
*Calculated relationship
West View Cemetery
Putnam County
Florida, USA
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Record added: Jan 11, 2007
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Rest in peace my Grandpa. You did so much for our family. You were adored by your children and grandchildren. You were my idol and I have always been honored to be your namesake. So little time we had together.
- Hudson Cain Haile
 Added: Jan. 3, 2017
We never will! Sending love from your great grandson. God bless,
- GenAngel
 Added: Jul. 2, 2014
Merry Christmas great grandfather.
- A Great Grand Son
 Added: Dec. 15, 2010
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