Hollie (Hollie Wright Hudson)
Hollie Wright Hudson (7/2/1871 – 7/1/1943)
Myrtle Irene Autry Hudson (11/20/1872 – 2/2/1952)
Bertous Holly Hudson (8/7/1900 – 12/7/1976)
Flora Hudson Corbett (11/8/1896 – 6/4/1957)
Kate Hudson Faulk Garganus (5/5/1904 – 5/11/1992)
Charlie J. Hudson (9/29/1906 – 12/9/1991)
About this page.
On this page we post:
- An informal or formal family photo of each descendant family.
- Vintage photos that include family members.
- Particularly, vintage photos that include family members and:
- Buildings, equipment and landscape features.
- Activities that show the way people lived.
For photo submissions to us:
- Bear in mind that we are making historical records.
- Identify everyone by their full names.
- State the year, or estimated year of the photo.
- State where and why the photo was taken.
- Relate one person back at least a generation or two.
- Relate everyone else to:
- The person related back or
- Someone else in the photo or
- The closest descendant relative: son of, wife of, stepdaughter of…….
- Make comments related to the photo or people in the photo. Optional.
Please send photos and all information to us at:
- The Contact Us page on this website
- Gary A. Hudson, 3305 Byers Drive, Raleigh NC, 27607
- Gary Hudson on Facebook
Click on and zoom on photos for larger views.
Click on and zoom on photos for larger views.
Hollie Wright Hudson, Wife and Two of Their Children
This picture was taken circa 1905.
Pictured are Myrtle Irene Autry & Hollie Wright Hudson and two of their children.
Standing if front is Bertous Hollie Hudson.
Left to right are: Myrtle Irene Autry Hudson, Flora Hudson Corbett, Hollie Wright Hudson.
Hollie Wright Hudson, son of Coleman Jarred (Jart) Hudson.
Charlie J. Hudson – Facebook Post 10/31/2020
Humor and History
"I have a funny story to tell you too - Charlie Hudson (the bachelor) was quite the character. Daddy called him "Creeping Charlie" - did others use this nickname???
As a child, I accompanied daddy on a few visits to see Creeping Charlie. I remember distinctly that Charlie would always immediately ask if you wanted something to drink. His response was always the same - "hope you got a quarter 'cause there's a coke machine outside." And yes, he literally had a coke machine in his carport where you could buy your own drink. HA!" - Mary Louise Corbett Gunderson
Following are Comments Made on the Post.
“I can add another irreverent story to that. As a child I would travel with my mom, Irene Corbett Burgess (Flora’s eldest daughter) and Uncle Oscar (Corbett, Flora’s son) to visit Grandma Corbett‘s grave. Charlie had early put up his grave tomb on the grave plot beside Grandma’s grave. It was a fine granite box affair above ground. Uncle Oscar would always go over and kick it to see if Creeping Charlie was in there. I suppose he is now.” - Marilyn Rose Burgess Wright
“He did that at my mother’s funeral. I actually had a coworker ask me about the guy that kicked .......” - Sue Lynne Corbett Wilkerson
“So true! I remember this too”. - Mary Louise Corbett Gunderson
“Does this explain the coke machine? Was he being so parsimonious (frugal to the point of stinginess) in order to pay for a fine tomb for his final resting place?” – Gary Alan Hudson
“His funeral and everything associated with it was paid for long before I was born”. – William Edward Hudson, Jr.
“I don’t know what year the drink Machine was put there, but I remember walking to Turkey Elementary and his car at the time was a Gray 1960 Chevrolet!”. – Dennis Allen McGee
“Oh no. He had that coke machine when my brother was little (pre 1956). AND he had every license tag and probably newspaper he ever had’. – Sue Lynne Corbett Wilkerson
“I do remember Charlie, only got to see him once a year. You might say he was kind of an "odd fellow". Does anyone remember the badges from the church that he pinned on his lapel? It was an award for not missing a day of Sunday School for each year. He had those connected and had to be 25 or 30 of them or more. He was very proud of them. They went all the way down to his waist. When I first met him, (early 70's) I thought he was a war hero. What a guy.” – Samuel (Sam) Ellis Hudson
“He would come to our house for lunch pretty much every Sunday after church [United Methodist Church of Turkey]. I can remember us following him down hwy. 24 at about 20 miles per hour. I would always try to get Grandpa to hurry up and leave before him.”- Michelle Lynn Mozingo Weeks
“My dad (Jim Corbett) and Uncle Ray called him Creeping Charlie!”
“Ha! But it's not Creepy Charlie. He was creeping slow in his movements and his speech. Rumor has it that he was rather lazy.” Gary Alan Hudson
“He always had a pocket full of money though.” – William Edward Hudson, Jr.
“Guess that coke machine was paying off”. Jerry Ray Dudley
“I remember Mr. Charlie as well. The pic looks like it was taken in the front yard of the Turkey Methodist Church. I believe that's Les Hudson's house behind and to the right”. – Travis Register
“That drink machine was put under his carport next to his Gray 1960 Chevrolet so buyers and sellers at the “Then” Produce market could get a drink without having to walk 1 or 2 blocks to the stores in downtown Turkey, NC! And Charlie probably did make a little money off of the machine, as he supplied electricity for the machine for years!! “– Dennis Allen McGee
“More Humor! The last drink box at Mr. Charlie’s house had a glass door you had to look through and select the soda you wanted, so when you put in your money and opened the door, the sodas were laying Horizontal and you just pulled your choice out!!! Unless you were broke and had a cup and bottle opener! Just reminiscing for a friend”. – Dennis Allen McGee.
“Remember I lived in Town until the 4th grade! Rode bicycles to school or I walked! I lived next to Clayton Matthis! Across from George Wright’s Parents, 2 houses down from Edward Seay! The two story house was torn down a couple of years ago by Mike Cottle! He owns the property!”- Dennis Allen McGee
Clifton (Cliff) Leroy Thompson. Niece = Marilyn Rose Burgess [Wright]
How it used to be in Clinton, NC, in about 1950.
Pictured are Marilyn Rose Burgess [Wright] and are her uncle, Clifton (Cliff) Leroy Thompson.
Comments by Marilyn – October of 2020.
The house with the white columns was the home of my grandparents = Flora Allen Hudson + Walter James Corbett. Flora and Walter moved to Clinton from Turkey in their early years of their marriage.
I wish I could remember the name of the street, but the bus station was in walking distance. Grandmother Corbett would walk to the bus station and ride to Laurinburg to visit with us. Other times I rode the bus to visit with her.
She was a seamstress, covering furniture, making drapes, and sometimes clothes for my doll. Every Sunday she walked to the Methodist church down on the corner.
My granddad had a small farm in the back of the house. At some point he had a cow and chickens. He grew the best strawberries I have ever tasted.
A family by the name of Butler lived next door. Lovely people. They had a daughter named Betty, who always gave me lots of attention.
I have wonderful memories from those times.
Marilyn Rose Burgess [Wright, daughter of Daisy IRENE Corbett
Burgess, granddaughter of Flora Allen Hudson Corbett, great granddaughter of Hollie [Wright Hudson], great-great granddaughter of Coleman Jarred (Jart) & Mary Jane Warrick Hudson.
Clifton (Cliff) Leroy Thompson; husband of Eva (Kate) Catherine Corbett Thompson:
Eva (Kate) Catherine Corbett Thompson: daughter of Flora Allen Hudson Corbett.
Stephen Ralph & Jessica Berryhill Teddy Gunderson
Stephen Ralph & Jessica Berryhill Teddy Gunderson – Wedding Day
This photo was taken on June 29, 2019 - Stephen & Jessica's wedding day.
From Left to Right:
John RALPH Gunderson
Mary Louise Corbett Gunderson
Jessica Berryhill Teddy Gunderson
Stephen Ralph Gunderson
Margaret Marie Wallace
Melanie Corbett Gunderson Wallace
James Anthony Wallace