James Arvil Hudspeth

Male8 July 1908–27 March 1952

Brief Life History of James Arvil

When James Arvil Hudspeth was born on 8 July 1908, in Stevens Township, Stevens, Minnesota, United States, his father, Theodore Vincent Hudspeth, was 22 and his mother, Sarah Martha Beaumont, was 19. He married Dorothy Ford on 4 August 1939. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 27 March 1952, at the age of 43, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Arvil Hudspeth
Dorothy Ford
Marriage: 4 August 1939

Sources (11)

  • James O Hudspeth, "United States 1950 Census"
  • James A Hudspeth, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • James Arvil Hudspeth, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 August 1939
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 1

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    1909 · The Cathedral of the Madeleine

    Age 1

    The Cathedral of the Madeleine is a Roman Catholic church that was completed in 1909 and currently serves as a cathedral for the Catholic community in Salt Lake City. It is the only cathedral in the U.S. under the patronage of St. Mary Magdalene.


    Age 12

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    English (Northumberland and Durham): habitational name from Hudspeth in Elsdon (Northumberland), from an Old English personal name Hod (genitive Hoddes) + Old English pæth ‘path, track’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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