Selected Families and Individuals


Rufus C. "Ruff" JUDKINS [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 3 Dec 1866 in Arkansas. He was baptized in Jul 1901 3 in Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. He died 2 on 10 Nov 1951. He was buried 2 in Union Ridge Cemetery, Drew Co., Arkansas. Ruff married 4 Florence Gertrude HENDON 5 about 1903.

Other marriages:
BEAVERS, Susan J.

Nickname from "Old Times Not Forgotten: A History of Drew County" by Rebecca DeArmond.

February 1902: excluded from fellowship of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Ashley Co., Arkansas. Restored to fellowship and dismissed 4 September 1909. (Mt. Olive records, p. 71).

Florence Gertrude HENDON 1 was born 2 on 30 Aug 1881 in Arkansas. She died 3 on 8 Oct 1970. She was buried 3 in Union Ridge Cemetery, Drew Co., Arkansas. Florence married 2 Rufus C. JUDKINS "Ruff" about 1903.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  M ii Living.
  F iii Living.

F. P. THOMAS. F. P. THOMAS married 1 Kittie JUDKINS on 2 Dec 1909 in Ashley Co., Arkansas.

Kittie JUDKINS [Parents] was born 1 in Nov 1892 in Arkansas. Kittie married 2 F. P. THOMAS on 2 Dec 1909 in Ashley Co., Arkansas.


James S. "Jim" JUDKINS [Parents] 1 was born 2, 3 on 4 Sep 1865 in Arkansas. He died 3 on 11 Nov 1938 4 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 4. He was buried 3 in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas. Jim married 5 Mittie GAMMEL 6 about 1884.

Mittie GAMMEL [Parents] 1 was born 2, 3 on 19 Jan 1867 in Arkansas. She died 3 on 31 Mar 1942. She was buried 3, 4 in Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Ashley Co., Arkansas. Mittie married 2 James S. JUDKINS "Jim" 5 about 1884.

1900 census indicated birthdate of March 1868.
Member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Ashley Co., Arkansas during period of 1887-1927. (Mt. Olive records, p. 71).

They had the following children.

  M i John Thomas JUDKINS was born on 15 Oct 1886. He died on 16 Jan 1961.
  M ii
Jesse James JUDKINS was born 1 on 16 Jan 1889. He died 1 on 15 Dec 1892. He was buried 1 in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.
  F iii
Elsie C. JUDKINS was born 1 on 28 Oct 1891. She died 1 in Mar 1892. She was buried 1 in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.
  M iv
Carroll W. JUDKINS was born 1 in May 1893 in Arkansas.
  F v
Ida V. JUDKINS was born 1 in Jun 1894 in Arkansas. She died 2 in Jun 1984 in Monticello, Drew Co., Arkansas. She was buried 3 in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

It is believed that Ida's headstone incorrectly shows 1893 as the birth year.  The 1900 census and the Social Security Death index both indicate 1894.

  F vi
Mary E. JUDKINS was born 1 on 12 Apr 1898. She died 1 in Sep 1898. She was buried 1 in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.
  M vii Living.
  M viii Living.

John H. BIRD 1 was born about 1884 1 in Tennessee 1. John married 2 Lula JUDKINS on 30 Jan 1908 in Ashley Co., Arkansas.

Lula JUDKINS [Parents] was born 1 in Sep 1880 in Arkansas. Lula married 2 John H. BIRD 3 on 30 Jan 1908 in Ashley Co., Arkansas.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  F ii Living.

Robbert HOWARD 1 was born in Jan 1875 1 in Arkansas 1. He died before 1910 2. Robbert married 3 Jennie JUDKINS about 1898 1.

Jennie JUDKINS [Parents] was born 1 in Sep 1881 2 in Arkansas 2. Jennie married 1 Robbert HOWARD 2 about 1898 2.

They had the following children.

  i
Infant HOWARD 1 died before 1900 1.

Living [Parents].

Living.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  F ii Living.

Thomas Pierce JUDKINS [Parents] 1 was born 1, 2 on 15 Jan 1886 in Arkansas. He died on 24 Oct 1950 3 in Drew Co., Arkansas 3. Thomas married 4 Lucy J. DEAL 1, 5 about 1906.

From Thomas' 1918 WW I Draft Registration Card, he is noted as being of medium height and build with blue eyes and dark hair.  At this time he resided in Midway, Drew Co., Arkansas where he was farming.

Lucy J. DEAL 1, 2 was born 3 about 1887 in Arkansas. Lucy married 3 Thomas Pierce JUDKINS 2 about 1906.

They had the following children.

  M i
John Thomas "Tom" JUDKINS 1 was born 2 about 1906 in Arkansas. He died in May 1985 1.
  M ii Living.
  M iii Living.
  F iv Living.

Living [Parents].

Myrtle UNKNOWN was born 1 on 2 Jul 1911 2 in Mississippi. She died 2 on 29 Jul 2003 in Monticello, Drew Co., Arkansas. Myrtle married 1 Marris(?) JUDKINS about 1928.

They had the following children.

  M i Living.

Living.

Living [Parents].

They had the following children.

  M i Living.
  F ii Living.

Living [Parents].

Living [Parents].

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  F ii Living.
  F iii Living.

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