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Francis HUDSON (1863-1937)

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Francis Hudson

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Mary Smith

Francis HUDSON1 was born in 1863 in Goulburn, NSW.2,3,4 Francis' parents were John Thomas HUDSON (possibly known as Thomas) and Alice Anne KEYTE (possibly known as Anne). She was was the adopted daughter of Denis and Catherine MURPHY.2,5 Francis married Mary Jean SMITH on 29 June 1889 at the BDM District in Redfern, NSW.4,6

in 1900/01 they lived in Nymagee, NSW.7

on 28 May 1920 they lived at "Parita", Waratah St in Canterbury, NSW.8,9

he died (aged 74) on 7 March 1937 at the BDM District in Sydney, NSW.10,11,12 He was buried in March 1937 in Grave Number 7036 section 9 of Rookwood cemetery in Lidcombe, NSW.13,14

 

Mary Jean SMITH15,16,17 (known as 'Minnie') was the daughter of James SMITH (1834-1869) and Sarah BUCKLEY (1840-1885).

 

Francis and Mary raised John Owen (0013) after his mother died.18

Citations

1{S0065}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Marriages (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Marriages Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
2{S0064}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Births (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Births Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: 8 August 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "7910/1863; HUDSON, FRANCIS; Father : THOMAS; Mother : ALICE A; Registration District : GOULBURN"
Registration no ; 7910 / 1863
3{S0686}, Memorial Card : HUDSON, Francis (0139) and HUDSON (nee SMITH), Mary (0138). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "departed this life on 7th March, 1937 at the age of 73 years"
b.1864 (calculated)
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4{S0607}, Mailing List (Rootsweb) : AUS-NSW-SURNAMES-L Archives : SMITH, James (0062) and BUCKLEY, Sarah (0045) (http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/AUS-NSW-SURNAMES/2006-09/1159058739). Cit. Date: 31 July 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
5{S0066}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Deaths (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Deaths Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "334/1937; HUDSON, FRANCIS; Father : THOMAS; Mother : ANN; Registration District : SYDNEY"
Registration no : 334 / 1937
6{S0065}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Marriages (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Marriages Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no :3120 / 1889
7{S0691}, Internet (Queenslanders in the South African War) - OWEN, George (0110) (http://jabberwock.slq.qld.gov.au/database/southafrican_1.asp?whichpage=193&pagesize=10...). Cit. Date: 7 April 2013. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "c/- Mrs F. Hudson, Nymagee, NSW"
Next of Kin address for Minnie Hudson which suggests ethey were living in Nymagee while Georege Owen was away for the Boer War in 1900 - 1901
8{S0205}, Military Service File : OWEN, George (0110). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
This was the address quoted by Mary in her letter to the Army in her application for a Memorial Plaque for her deceased half-brother George OWEN
9{S0205}, Military Service File : OWEN, George (0110). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Questionable.
Text From Source: "... my records show Mrs Mary Hudson, 22-Founan Street, Tempe as next-of-kin ..."
10{S0066}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Deaths (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Deaths Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 334 / 1937
11{S0686}, Memorial Card : HUDSON, Francis (0139) and HUDSON (nee SMITH), Mary (0138). Cit. Date: 23 February 2013. Assessment: Primary evidence.
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12{S0742}, Internet (The Gundaroo Genealogy Page) (http://www.gundaroo.info/genealogy/genealog.htm (14 Mov 2013)). Cit. Date: 14 November 2013. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
13{S0238}, Researcher : General. Custom Id: SUB027. Vince Hudson. Cit. Date: 10 August 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Vince has been to Rookwood and found the grave at Grave Number 7036 not 6036 as given on the Memorial Card
14{S0686}, Memorial Card : HUDSON, Francis (0139) and HUDSON (nee SMITH), Mary (0138). Cit. Date: 23 February 2013. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Descendant Vince Hudson has been to Rookwood and found the grave at Grave Number 7036 not 6036 as given on the Memorial Card
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15{S0064}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Births (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Births Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no. 19021 / 1869
16{S0353}, Internet (MyHeritage) : General. OWEN CLAN Web Site \ Owen-Pye Tree. Cit. Date: 16 August 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Mary Jean SMITH"
17{S0013}, Certificate - Death : OWEN (nee BUCKLEY), Sarah (0045). Custom Id: NSW 9729 / 1885. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
18{S0363}, Researcher : DOBSON (nee HUDSON), Fay : Various. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 August 2014