Ethelyn Maria Hudson

4 October 1908–1985 (Age 76)
Millville, Sussex, Delaware, United States

The Life of Ethelyn Maria

When Ethelyn Maria Hudson was born on 4 October 1908, in Millville, Sussex, Delaware, United States, her father, Edgar Brown Hudson, was 21 and her mother, Annie K Layton, was 22. She had at least 1 son with Handy D Derrickson. She lived in Representative District 7, Sussex, Delaware, United States in 1940. She died in 1985, at the age of 77, and was buried in Clarksville, Sussex, Delaware, United States.

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Handy D Derrickson
Ethelyn Maria Hudson
William Hudson Derrickson

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    William Hudson Derrickson


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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.
1910 · Battleship USS Delaware Commissioned

Age 2

"The USS Delaware was commissioned on November 10, 1910. This was ship number six that had been named after the """"first state."""" It was top of the line but during WWI never saw battle."

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Hudde ( see Hutt 1). This surname is particularly common in Yorkshire and is also well established in Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethlyn Derrickson in household of Handy Derrickson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethelin M Hudson in household of Edgar B Hudson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Etheline M Hudson in household of Edgar B Hudson, "United States Census, 1910"

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