Frances Elizabeth Barksdale

Brief Life History of Frances Elizabeth

When Frances Elizabeth Barksdale was born about 1852, in Winston, Mississippi, United States, her father, Stith Barksdale, was 38 and her mother, Nancy Ellen Perdue, was 37. She married William Henry Hudson on 2 November 1870, in Louisville, Winston, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Louisville, Winston, Mississippi, United States in 1880 and Plattsburg, Winston, Mississippi, United States in 1880. She died in Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Hudson
Frances Elizabeth Barksdale
about 1852–
Marriage: 2 November 1870
E Susanna Hudson
B Hudson
about 1878–
Charles H Hudson
James Edward Hudson
John E Hudson
Monroe Hudson

Sources (5)

  • Francis Barksdale in household of Sid Barksdle, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Frances Elizabeth Barksdale - Government record: birth-name: F
  • Frances E Barksdale in entry for William H Hudson, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"

World Events (8)


Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name, perhaps from Birkdale, in Lancashire.

History: William Barksdale, from Worcester, England, died in Albemarle, VA, in 1694.

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

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