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Hudson Cemetery is located in Kennedale, Tarrant Co., Texas. The first interment occurred in July 1878 after the death a week apart of Ary May and Arra Belle Hudson, four-year-old twin daughters of John Dickson Hudson and Winnie Stokes Trayler Hudson. The Hudsons later deeded the cemetery to an association and the cemetery is maintained and in use today. Blood and marriage ties through several generations relate many of those buried in Hudson Cemetery. It became essentially a community cemetery used by families that lived nearby and their descendants.

A Texas State Historical marker (marker text) for the Hudson Cemetery was dedicated 31 October 1998 (newspaper article). There are 570 names included in the cemetery list. The earliest listed interment was in 1878 and the latest in 2000. The earliest reported birth date is 1814; the latest 1989.

A photo of the Hudson twins' tombstone appears below.

twins' grave

grnbut SURNAMES are capitalized. [MAIDEN] names have been listed in brackets when known. "Nicknames" are in quotes. Women are cross-referenced by maiden names and appear in red.

grnbut Dates have been converted to genealogical format for clarity. DD-MMM-YYYY.

grnbut Sources are coded and appear with email addresses of contributing family members on the source page. Obituary dates are from the Ft. Worth (TX) Star-Telegram. Additional inscriptions appear in "bold type".

grnbut Listings have been included for individuals reported by relatives to have been buried at Hudson Cemetery. These are shown with the listing "no stone".

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