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 Jerome Holman Hudson

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Jerome Holman Hudson

Birth
Windham County, Vermont, USA
Death
19 Feb 1912 (aged 77)
Benton County, Tennessee, USA
Burial
Big Sandy, Benton County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID
64438338 View Source

He was the son of Holman Hudson and Clara Oaks. The mother was of Scotch descent and born in Vermont, where she died in 1840. The father again married. He was of English origin and passed the most of his life in Vermont where he died in 1864 at about the age of sixty years. J. H. Hudson was but six years old at the time of his mother's death and at an early age was cast upon the world to care for himself.

On 2 Dec 1862 he enlisted in the United States Armyas a Pvt in Company E, Sixth Iowa Cavalry. He was mustered out on 17 Oct 1865 at Sioux City, IA. His principal duty was on the frontier of the West battling with the Indians for about three years.

In December 1865, Mr. Hudson came to Benton County, TN and 11 Apr 1868, he married Miss Elizabeth Wygul, daughter of Elbert Wygul and Eliza Baker. Mrs. Hudson is a native of Benton County, Born in 1838. They are the parents of three children, named Carlos N., Wm. E. and Oaks J. Mr. Hudson is one of the most enterprising and successful farmers of Benton County, and now owns 570 acres of good land, well improved. In 1886 he erected a good frame dwelling house and barn and has added other improvements to his property. He is a Democrat in politics, a member of the Masonic fraternity, Lodge No. 290, of Big Sandy, and he and wife belong to the Methodist Episcopal Church South. [from Goodspeed's Biographies, as quoted at http://www.tngenweb.org/benton/goodspeedbio1.html]

He was the son of Holman Hudson and Clara Oaks. The mother was of Scotch descent and born in Vermont, where she died in 1840. The father again married. He was of English origin and passed the most of his life in Vermont where he died in 1864 at about the age of sixty years. J. H. Hudson was but six years old at the time of his mother's death and at an early age was cast upon the world to care for himself.

On 2 Dec 1862 he enlisted in the United States Armyas a Pvt in Company E, Sixth Iowa Cavalry. He was mustered out on 17 Oct 1865 at Sioux City, IA. His principal duty was on the frontier of the West battling with the Indians for about three years.

In December 1865, Mr. Hudson came to Benton County, TN and 11 Apr 1868, he married Miss Elizabeth Wygul, daughter of Elbert Wygul and Eliza Baker. Mrs. Hudson is a native of Benton County, Born in 1838. They are the parents of three children, named Carlos N., Wm. E. and Oaks J. Mr. Hudson is one of the most enterprising and successful farmers of Benton County, and now owns 570 acres of good land, well improved. In 1886 he erected a good frame dwelling house and barn and has added other improvements to his property. He is a Democrat in politics, a member of the Masonic fraternity, Lodge No. 290, of Big Sandy, and he and wife belong to the Methodist Episcopal Church South. [from Goodspeed's Biographies, as quoted at http://www.tngenweb.org/benton/goodspeedbio1.html]

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