Hudson Obituaries


from The Harrodsburg Herald, Mercer County, Kentucky

Thursday, January 19, 1905

Mr. Napoleon Bonaparte Hudson, one of the best known men in the county, died yesterday evening at 5 o’clock, near Talmage.  He was 85 years of age.  He was born near where he died and had lived in one house for over 60 years.  He leaves an aged wife, who is in feeble health, and two sons, Messrs. T. J. and Robert Hudson, and one daughter, Mrs. Jouett McCoun.  He will be buried at Providence at 2 o’clock tomorrow afternoon.

from  The Harrodsburg Herald, Mercer County, Kentucky

Thursday, May 3, 1906

Mrs. Martha Hudson died Friday at her home near Talmage.  She was 84 years of age, and a noble Christian woman.  Her long life was one of usefulness and love and there are many who are sadly grieved at her death.  She was the widow of the late Napoleon Bonaparte Hudson, a prominent and successful citizen of the McAfee neighborhood who died about two years ago.  Her funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the home, conducted by Rev. Frank Clelland and Rev. Dudley Moore.  Beside a number of grand-children she leaves three children, all well known and prominent citizens of that part of the county.  The are Mrs. Jouett McCoun, Mr. T. J. Hudson and Mr. Robert Hudson.

Napoleon Bonaparte Hudson, December 29, 1819 – January 18, 1905

Martha A. Hudson, February 12, 1822 – April 27, 1906

New Providence Cemetery, Mercer County, Kentucky

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