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Joel Rufus "Rufe" Hudspeth
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Birth: Nov. 21, 1838
Death: Feb. 27, 1895

Rode with William Quantrill and General Joseph Shelby during the civil war. Also with General Sterling Price during the 1863 raid through Missouri. When Jesse James was killed in St. Joseph Missouri, Joel Hudspeth and Benjamin Morrow (also buried in this cemetery) were sent from Jackson County, Missouri, to St. Joseph, Missouri, to identify the body of Jesse James. Benjamin Morrow was a pall bearer at the funerals of both Jesse and Frank James. (bio by: Bill Walker) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Ann Franklin Hudspeth (1846 - 1940)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Rufus Hudspeth (1867 - 1949)*
  Elvira Beall Hudspeth Chiles (1871 - 1948)*
  Charles Rice Hudspeth (1875 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Cancer
 
Burial:
Hudspeth Cemetery
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Bill Walker
Record added: Oct 04, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6821294
Joel Rufus Rufe Hudspeth
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Joel Rufus Rufe Hudspeth
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Joel Rufus Rufe Hudspeth
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