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FLOYD ADKINSON HUDSON
Annie Bell Phillips born December 21, 1912 in Lunenburg Co. was one of 10 children born to Jordan Moses and Lelia Ann Phillips. Her siblings are Lilly, Gordon, Mattie, Cary, Lloyd, Mable, Bernard, Pattie Sue, and Alma.
Floyd Adkinson Hudson was born July 23, 1911 in Dinwiddie Co. to Irby Adkinson and Joanna Susan (Josie) Latham Hudson. He was one of 6 children. His siblings are James (Jimmy), Bessie Jane, Katie Dell, Laura Lee, and Charles Irby (Charlie). Annie met Floyd through mutual friends. When she would go to their house he would also be there sometimes. They were married December 24, 1930 in Kenbridge, Virginia in Lunenburg Co.
Floyd was a farmer all of his life, and at one time they were living off of Ridge Road in what is now Fort Pickett. They were living there when the land was taken to build Camp Pickett and they were some of the displaces families. Their last child born at Camp Pickett was Billy in 1940. They had 7 children: Clara Caroleen born 1931 and married Richard L. Maitland Sr. march 3, 1950. After her husband’s death she later married Fred Clark. She worked at the telephone company in Richmond for years. She died of cancer December 27, 2003. Richard Floyd born in 1933 and married to Ruby Sehen and later to Kathleen Dooley. He had his own construction company in Blackstone and also worked out of Pickett.
Leonard W. born 1935 and passed away April 17, 2002 was a farmer and had worked together with his brothers in the construction business. He also worked at Brinko’s and lived at Wilson, Virginia. He was married to Tiny Taylor.
Nellie W. born 1936 was married to Herman C. McAllister. She is a homemaker and does seamstress work from her home in North Carolina. James Andrew (Jimmy) born 1938 lives in Nottoway Co. and was married to Carol Dawson. He has a construction company and is also an auctioneer.
William A. (Billy) born 1940 is married to Georgia (Bunny) Rogers and they sold a business in Saluda, Virginia and moved to Blackstone and opened Hudson Brake and Exhaust here in 1981.
Douglas Irvin born 1943 and died March 17, 1973 from complications of a car wreck. He worked with his brothers in the construction company in Blackstone and was married to Lula Hamilton and they lived in Crewe, Virginia.
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