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Timothy CARR died.

He had the following children.

  F i Catherine (Kate) CARR was born about 1844. She died on 8 Nov 1897.

Edward R. HUDSON [Parents] was born about 1859 in Co. Kerry. He died on 16 Aug 1895 in Chicago. Edward married Sarah A. JENNINGS on 28 Dec 1893 in Cook County, Illinois.

Edward emigrated to the United States where he lived for some time with his uncle William G. Hudson in Chicago. He was living with William at the time of the 1880 census which also tells us he was 21 at the time and working as a railroad depot labourer. He later worked as a butcher. From Chicago City Directories we know he left William's home in 1887 or 1888

Edward and his wife, Sarah, lived in Los Angeles. Edward died less than two years into his marriage. He and Sarah had no children.

Sarah A. JENNINGS was born in Dec 1867 in Scotland. She died in probably Los Angeles. Sarah married Edward R. HUDSON on 28 Dec 1893 in Cook County, Illinois.

Sarah was born in Scotland to Irish parents. She worked as a dressmaker in Chicago and sometime after 1904 she moved to Los Angeles where she worked as a housekeeper at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Hollywood.


'unknown' GORMAN died. 'unknown' married Catherine (Kate) BURNS.

Catherine (Kate) BURNS [Parents] died. Catherine married 'unknown' GORMAN.


'unknown' MEYER died. 'unknown' married Kathryn Winnifred HUDSON.

Kathryn Winnifred HUDSON [Parents] was born about 1903 in 437 Evanston Ave., Chicago. Kathryn married 'unknown' MEYER.

Kathryn was living in Barrington, Illinois in 1957.


Francis (Frank) William HUDSON [Parents] was born on 15 Aug 1875 in probably Chicago. He died on 2 Jun 1914 in Chicago. He was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Illinois. Francis married Marie/Mae M. CRILLY on 26 Oct 1911 in Indiana.

Other marriages:
DINAN, Margaret A.

Shortly before his death Frank became co-owner of a garage business in Chicago. Bill Hudson's work 'The Hudsons of Ballyeagh' tells us that "In February of 1914 Frank William Hudson entered into an equal partnership with Harry L. Taylor in the Annex Garage on 5230-5236 Broadway Avenue in Chicago with the apparent title of “Manager.” A month later on 28 March an automobile which Frank was apparently driving was struck by a street car, throwing him from the car and causing serious damage to his lungs. After two months of medical care he was admitted to the Columbus Hospital in Chicago on 30 May and succumbed four days later, partly due to the injuries incurred in the accident". He was 38 years old.

Marie/Mae M. CRILLY [Parents] was born about 1893 in Illinois. She died after 1937 in probably Los Angeles. Marie/Mae married Francis (Frank) William HUDSON on 26 Oct 1911 in Indiana.

Other marriages:
DOWNES, Elmer

Following her second marriage Marie lived in Los Angeles. Her last known address was 1036 Sanborn Ave., Hollywood, California in 1938.

They had the following children.

  F i
Ruth Frances HUDSON was born in Mar 1912 in Chicago. She died on 26 Dec 1929 in Los Angeles.

Ruth was just two years old when her father died following a car accident. She herself died at the age of 17.

Elmer DOWNES died. Elmer married Marie/Mae M. CRILLY.

Marie/Mae M. CRILLY [Parents] was born about 1893 in Illinois. She died after 1937 in probably Los Angeles. Marie/Mae married Elmer DOWNES.

Other marriages:
HUDSON, Francis (Frank) William

Following her second marriage Marie lived in Los Angeles. Her last known address was 1036 Sanborn Ave., Hollywood, California in 1938.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.

'unknown' MCKAY / MACKEY died. 'unknown' married Catherine (Kate) HUDSON.

Catherine (Kate) HUDSON [Parents] was born about 7 May 1841 in Warren, Ballybunion, Co. Kerry. She was christened on 9 May 1841 in Ballybunion, Co. Kerry. She died on 5 Oct 1888 in Philadelphia. She was buried on 9 Oct 1888 in probably Old Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia. Catherine married 'unknown' MCKAY / MACKEY.

I have also been told by a family source that Kate was born in 1848. Could it be that there was a Catherine born to Edward and Mary in 1841 who died as a child and  Edward and Mary subsequently had a daughter in 1848 whom they named Catherine?  

Kate emigrated to the United States where she lived for a time with her cousin Frances (Frank) Hudson (c.1873-1890) in Philadelphia. It is not clear how exactly Kate was related to Frank.

They had the following children.

  F i Maria MCKAY / MACKEY died in 1921.

'unknown' WHITE died. 'unknown' married Maria MCKAY / MACKEY.

Maria MCKAY / MACKEY [Parents] died in 1921. Maria married 'unknown' WHITE.

Maria was raised in Philadelphia by her mother's cousin (type unknown) Frank Hudson.


John HAYES was born about 1802. He died on 30 Oct 1888 in Dirreen, Athea, Co. Limerick. John married Bridget CUNNINGHAM.

John and his wife, Bridget, may have had more children than those listed below.

Note: John and his wife, Bridget, should not be confused with another John and Bridget Hayes who lived in Dirreen around the same time but who were a little younger.

Bridget CUNNINGHAM [Parents] was born about 4 Feb 1820 in Kilbaha, Newtownsandes (Moyvane), Co. Kerry. She was christened on 6 Feb 1820 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She died on 22 Jan 1882 in Dirreen, Athea, Co. Limerick. Bridget married John HAYES.

Bridget died of typhus. The informant was her son Thomas.

They had the following children.

  F i Johanna HAYES was born about 28 Apr 1857. She died on 13 Aug 1933.
  M ii Thomas HAYES was born in 1860.

Thomas HAYES [Parents] was born in 1860 in Dirreen, Athea, Co. Limerick. He died in probably Australia. Thomas married Nora DUGAN.

I have been told Thomas emigrated to Australia.

Nora DUGAN died in probably Australia. Nora married Thomas HAYES.

Nora and Thomas emigrated to Australia.

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