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Rudkins family
John Rudkin and (1) Sarah ?  (2) Sarah Beckwith
John Thomas Rudkins and Martha Elizabeth "Mattie" Puckett
Winnie Alice Rudkins and Hart Stephen Corley
Mary Elizabeth Corley and Ronald Erwin Ware
Rudkins family
Very little is known about John Thomas RUDKINS (RUDKIN).  His mother died when he was very young, his father was John Rudkin born in England.  He was raised in Cleveland County Arkansas by the RANKIN family.  Mary Rankin, a daughter, married (?) SHULTZ.  She was referred to by the family as "Aunt Mary Shultz".  She thought of John as a brother.  It is not known if the Rankin family was related to John's father or mother.

John married Sarah Beckwith ca 1875 (they were listed on the 1880 Cleveland Co., AR census) and had children.  The 's' was added to the Rudkin(s) name and the descendents of the first marriage is known as Rudkins and the descendents of the second marriage is known as Rudkin.

Children of John Thomas Rudkins and
Martha Elizabeth PUCKETT

Gillie Rudkins m. Grace (?) MAY
George Rudkins m. Hazel COTTON
Minnie Rudkins m. Ruby HAWKINS
James Otha Rudkins (twin) m. Dora Mae (?) STEVENS
John Olen Rudkins (twin) m. Naomi (?)
Winnie Alice Rudkins m. Hart Stephen CORLEY
Joe Edward Rudkins m. Audrey HESTER

For more information go to Corley and Ware Ancestors
Anyone having information on the ancestors of John Thomas Rudkins (Rudkin), please contact me by e-mail.
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