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•HOME COMING" DESNHR OF THE DUDLEY'S. Former Well Known Upper . Alton People Hold Remarkable Meeting in St. Louis. Mrs. Mary B. Dudley, 89 years old, formerly of Upper Alton now of No. 4319 Page 'boulevard, St. Louis, was the guest of honor at a ''home-coming" dinner party at the West Bind Hotel, surrounded 'by members of the Dudley family representing four generations. Mrs. Dudley has sl.t sons, all 'living, and each past so years old. Four of them served throughout the Olvll War. At the dinner Mrs. Dudley asked grace and her granddaughter, Miss Lillian B. Dudley, daughter of George W. Dudley, until lately a resident of Upper Alton was the hostess. The' presence of Mrs. Nellie E. Floyd, eldest daughter of <3eo. W. Dudley, and her daughter, Grace E. Flayd', .8 years old, completed, the link between four generations of tho family. ' • / Mrs. Dudley's oldest sons are L. Edwin Dudley, Undited States Consul at Vancouver, British Columbia: Oscar I. Dudley, of Chicago; Charles B. Dudley, of Spring Valley, 111., •and Dana Dudley, of Wakefield, Mo. Others at the reunion were Warren B. Floyd, son of Mrs. Nellie B. Floyd and Wallace R., Rollln W. and Louis P. Dudley, sons of George W. Dudley. The Dudley's are descended from Governor Thomas Dudley, of Massachusetts. . He came to America to assist dn governing the colonies.

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 06 Oct 1906, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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