Julius Risley Ludlow

Julius Risley Ludlow
b. 26 January 1844, Shelby or Dearborn County, Indiana, to Stephan D. and Emmeline (Kersey) Ludlow
d. 19 October 1902, Berrien County, Michigan

m/1. 6 December 1870, Shelby County, Indiana
Maria Belle Thayer
b. 1845
d. before March 1900, Arapahoe County, Colorado

m/2. 4 March 1900, Arapahoe County, Colorado
Anna D. Kennedy

Children with Maria Belle Thayer:

  • Jessie Benton married Edward S. Acres
  • Earl Thayer
  • Ovid
  • Orphia

Julius emigrated from Indiana to Arapahoe County, Colorado, about 1897 for Maria’s health. Maria possibly died of tuberculosis.

Julius was a photographer, farmer, salesman, and travel agent during his life. Before the enumeration of the 1900 census, Julius and his second wife Anna moved to Berrien County, Michigan, where they lived near to his twin brother Lineus.

Regarding Julius’ children, Earl and Ovid Ludlow remained in Colorado, where they operated a packing company and a ranch. Jessie Benton Ludlow married in Arapahoe County, Colorado, on 3 August 1899.

Submitted by:
Mary L. Balderstone
West Chicago IL

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