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2136. Alice Oleta\Olive HUDSON1036 was born on 3 January 1882 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.1019 She died on 15 February 1967 at the age of 85 in Lamar, Prowers County, Colorado.1019

Letter dated July 26 and postmarked the year 1950 from Allie O. Gold to Flo [Mrs. Will F.] Haden - she speaks of "Aunt Bettie" who is very ill. [Bettie Holderness Haden died on 31 Jul 1950.] Return address was Lamar, Prowers County, CO. Mrs. Robert Gold of Lamar, CO was present for the funeral of her Aunt Bettie.

Alice Oleta\Olive HUDSON and Robert Dow GOLD were married on 23 June 1909.1019 Robert Dow GOLD218,1019 was born on 13 April 1883 in Stone County, Missouri.218 He died on 3 December 1965 at the age of 82 in Lamar, Prowers County, Colorado.

Homesteaded in Colorado, living in a dugout for a year before building. Some of their land later belonged to Alice's brother Finis Hudson.

1910 Census. Springfield Ward 8, Greene Co, MO, Hh 14
R. D. Gold, age 27, married twice? probably not... Married one year, b. MO, fireman for the railroad
Alla, wife, age 27, also says married twice, has had one child. Born TX, father b. TN and mother b. KY
Baby, son, age 0/12 - apparently not yet a month old and perhaps not yet named

1910 Census. St. Francois, MO, Hh 169
Lorenzo D. Gold, age 45, married 1 time for 25 years, b. Illinois, parents b. IL, works in the lead mine
Dora E., wife, age 46, 5 children, all living, b. IL [this is strange because no part of her name was Dora....]
Roy, son 19, b. IL, works in the lead mine
Ethel, dau, 15, b. IL
Seigle, son, age 10, b. IL

1920 Census. Maxey, Precinct 5, Baca Co, CO.
Hh 23: Roy J. Gold, age 29, b. MO, parents b. MO, farmer
Myrtle, wife, age 30, b. MO,
Hh 24: Lorenzo D. Gold, age 58, b. MO, parents, b. TN, farmer
Campbell, wife, age 57, b. MO, parents b. Ohio
Hh 25: Robert D. Gold, age 37, b. MO, parents b. MO, farmer
Allie O, wife, age 38, b. TX, parents b. MO
Orland, son, age 9, b. MO
Finis L, son, age 5, b. Colorado

1930 Census, Robert D. Gold, Alice & Finis were living in Baca Co, Colorado, North Star Precinct, Hh 28. Robert was age 47; he was 26 when they married, born in MO as were both his parents. His occupation was listed as grain farmer. Allie was 48, a teacher in the Rural School - born in Texas. Finis was age 15 and he was born in Colorado.
Lorenzo & Roy also still there.
North Star Precinct, Baca Co,
Hh 6 Roy T. Gold, age 39, b. MO, parents b. MO, grain farm
Myrtle I. wife, age 40
Hh 7 Lorenzo D. Gold, age 69, widowed, b. MO, parents b. TN, grain farm
Robert Dow Gold, b. 13 Apr 1883, Stone Co, MO; d. 3 Dec 1965, Lamar, Prowers Co, Colorado.
Son of Lorenzo Dow Gold and Campse Dell West
Buried Fairmount Cemetery, Lamar.
Alice is on the same grave marker:
Alice O. Gold, b. 3 Jan 1882, died 15 Feb 1967

Buried Oakwood Cemetery, Parson, Labette Co, Kansas, is Lorenzo Dow Gold - picture of both he and his wife are online.
Birth: Feb. 14, 1861, Hurley, Stone County, MO
Death: Feb. 5, 1936, Baca County, CO
Lorenzo was son of Thomas and Mary Jane Cavinor Gold. He married Campse Dell West 1880 in MO. He opened and managed a canning plant in Union City (School), MO. Moved to Baca Co., CO in 1912 and homesteaded there. 
Family links on Find A Grave
  Thomas Gold (1819 - 1894)
  Mary Jane Cavinor Gold (1827 - 1877)
  Mina Charlotte (Gold) Pierce (1881 - 1973) Buried Odd Fellow Cemetery, Neosho, Newton Co, MO
  Robert Dow Gold (1883 - 1965)*
  Linnie May Gold (1884 - 1906) Buried White Cemetery, Hurley, Stone Co, MO
  Elva Christina Gold Howell (1886 - 1967) Buried Fairmount, Lamar, Prowers Co, CO
  Roy Thomas Gold (1890 - 1966) Buried Fairmount, Lamar, Prowerw Co, CO
  Susie Blanche Gold Pruitt (1892 - 1983) Buried Fairmount, Lamar, Prowers Co, CO
  Ada Lucille Gold Williams (1894 - 1990) Buried Hillside Memorial Park, Redlands, San Bernardino County, CA
  Earl Gold (1901 - 1918), buried Oakwood Cemetery, Parsons, Labette Co, KS
  Campse Dell West Gold (1863 - 1924) [she is also buried Oakwood Cemetery]

Campse Dell West was born 26 Mar 1863, Belmost Co, Ohio. She is said to have died 27 May 1924, Lamar, Prowers Co, CO. I wonder though if she didn't die in Baca County instead - most of the family was still there in 1930, including her husband, unless one of the other children was already in Prowers County and she was visiting.

A great deal more about this family including pictures is available on
[I have also found her name as Campcedell. It was unusual.]
There are also stories of the family on WorldConnect. One of these tells that Lorenzo injured his foot as a young man, resulting in infection and amputation. His foot and lower leg are said buried in the White Family Graveyard, Stone Co, MO and the stone has a picture of a foot and four toes. The stone was there in 1945, but is not now. He used a peg leg after the amputation.
Another story is that of how Lorenzo, his wife, and young son Earl, came to be buried in Parsons, Kansas. "Uncle Earl Gold was in Parsons, Kansas with Uncle Ira and Aunt Susie when the flu of 1918 swept the country and he died at the age of 19. He was buried in Parsons. Grandma Campcedell then died in 1924. Her body was shipped to Parsons and buried by Earl."

1900 Census. Union Twp, Stone Co, MO, Hh 73
Lorenzo D. Gold, b. Feb 1861, age 38, married 20 years, b. MO, parents b. TN, farmer
Campeedelli, wife, b. Mar 1863, age 34, 9 children - 7 living, b. Ohio, father b. Ohio, mother b. PA
children all born in Missouri
Mina S. dau, b. Mar 1881, age 19
Robert D., son, b. Apr 1883, age 17
Linnie M., dau, b. Nov 1884, age 15
Alva C., dau, b. Jan 1886, age 14
Roy, son, b. Aug 1890, age 9
Susa, dau, b. Feb 1892, 8
Ada, dau, b. Jun 1894, age 5

Alice Oleta\Olive HUDSON and Robert Dow GOLD had the following children:



Orland Robert GOLD1019,1164 was born on 26 March 1910.850 He died on 30 December 1976 at the age of 66 in Peublo County, Colorado.850

Orland Robert Gold, b. 26 Mar 1910, Springfield, Greene Co, MO; died 30 Dec 1976, Pueblo Co, Colorado.
Buried Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo.

Married Dec 1929 to Loma Cornelia Greer, b. 1 Jan 1905, Cherokee, Alfalfa Co, OK. Loma died 8 Nov 1974, Dublin, Laurens Co, LA



Finis LeRoy GOLD was born on 2 August 1914 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri.218,850 He died on 2 October 2003 at the age of 89 in Lamar, Prowers County, Colorado.850

The grave listing for his brother Orland on FindAGrave, states that Orland's brother was Finis Leroy Gold.

This is likely the wrong Finis Gold.
The SSDI gives Finis a year of birth 1918, but in the 1930 census with his parents, Finis is listed as age 15, born 1915.
On FindAGrave there is a Finis E. Gold who was born 12 Feb 1918 in Missouri and died Jul 1897, in Missouri. Said to have lived in Nixa, MO and been the mayor; a son of Homer and Audie Hair Gold. Buried Frazier Cemetery, Boaz, Christian Co, MO.
A WorldConnect database then shows that Homer Gold was a son of Silas Joseph Gold - brother to Lorenzo Dow Gould. So the two Finis Golds were cousins.