History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, ed. by William Henry Perrin, O. L. Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1882. p. 809. [Harrison County] [Berry Precinct]
JAMES D. DUDLEY, farmer, P. O. Berry's Station, was born in Bourbon County, Ky., Jan. 22, 1819, and is a son of Robert and Margaret (McClanahan) Dudley; he was a native of Virginia, one of the early settlers in Bourbon County, a farmer by occupation, and died in January 1842; his wife was also a native of Virginia and died in September 1847. Mr. Dudley (the subject) was educated in the public schools of Bourbon and Harrison Counties, and began his career in life as a farmer, which he still follows; he was married May 7, 1852, to Miss Ann Pulum, a native of Harrison County, Ky., who was born Feb. 9, 1830; they have six children, viz: Margaret, Mary, James, Robert, Liddie and Albert. Mrs. Dudley was a daughter of Abel and Liddie (Rallen) Pulum, both natives of Harrison County, Ky. Subject owns fifty-two acres of land and is an energetic farmer and business man; he is a Democrat in politics.
Dudley McClanahan Pulum Rallen
Contributed by John L. Metcalf