The Rev. Silas Alexander Hudson
(1819 – 1907)
/bigger>Reared near Switzer, KY, in Franklin County, Hudson moved to
Eagle Creek in SE Owen County /bigger>about 1846. Hudson,
nicknamed “Bishop” Hudson, was a minister in the Methodist Church for many
years although he was a Baptist preacher early in his life. He was also a
lawyer, and played a pivotal role in the emancipation of James Herndon’s
Mountain Island slaves. He is buried at Davis Chapel Cemetery near New
Columbus in Owen County, KY.
[Photograph contributed from the family collection of Emily Owings McCaw.0
Submitted by Georgia Green Stamper.
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John William Green
(1834 – 1885)
/bigger>Born in Harrison County, KY, Green moved to Owen County in the
1850’s. In 1862, Green enlisted in the Confederate Army, Co. B, 4th/smaller>/smaller>
Kentucky Cavalry. In May, 1865, he surrendered and was paroled at Mt.
Sterling, KY. He is buried at New Liberty IOOF Cemetery, plot 123, in Owen
[Tintype from the collection of his son, Frank H. Green.)
Georgia Green Stamper.
Green family researchers may contact