Noted events in her life were:
• Census: U.S. Federal, 1920, Sapulpa, Creek County, Oklahoma, United States. 3
• Census: U.S. Federal, 16 Apr 1930, , Hutchinson County, Texas, United States. 1
Loudena married Joseph ELDREDGE, son of Levi Thomas ELDREDGE and Effie Jane McNELONS, circa 1905.1 (Joseph ELDREDGE was born on 26 Nov 1882 in , , Arkansas, United States,2 died on 25 Mar 1939 in , , Oklahoma, United States 2 and was buried in Stroud, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, United States 2.)
1930 U.S. census, Hutchinson, Texas population schedule, Precinct 1, enumeration district (ED) 1, p. 1A, dwelling 4, family 4, Jos. Eldredge; digital images, Ancesty (www.ancestry.com : accessed 12 May 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T626, roll 2360;
Jos. Eldredge, 47, was living with his wife, Loudena, 45, and children, Lloyd and Floyd, both 23, Howard, 16, Ulva, 14, Marpall, and Marshall, both 12, Florence, 7, Paul, 6, Ruby, 4, and Donald, 2 5/12 in Hutchinson County, Texas. They owned the farm and it was worth $100. He first married at 21 and Loudena was 19. All but the three youngest children could read and write. Jos. and Loudena as well as the three oldest children were born in Arkansas. The rest of the children excepth Donald were born in Oklahoma. Donald was born in Texas. Jos. father was born in Illinois and mother in Missouri. The birthplace of Loudena's parents is unreadable. Joseph and his three oldest sons were laborers in the oil field. None of the men had served in the military.
2 database and images, Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com : accessed 12 May 2009); Joseph and Loudena Eldredge; Stroud Cemetery, Stroud, Lincoln County, Oklahoma.
1920 U.S. census, Creek, Oklahoma population schedule, Sapulpa, enumeration district (ED) 46, p. 1B, Joseph Eldredge; digital images, Ancestry (www.ancestry : accessed 12 May 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T625, roll 1460;
Thirty seven year old ground farmer, Joseph Eldredge, is living with his wife, Loudena, 34, and children, Lloyd and Floyd, both 14, Effie, 11, Johnie, 9, Howard, 7, Alva, 3 10/12, and Marshall and Marpall, both 2, were living in Sapulpa, Creek County, Oklahoma next door to Joseph's youngest brother, James M. Eldredge. They rent their home. Joseph and Loudena were born in Arkansas as were their three oldest children. The other children were born in Oklahoma. Joseph's father was born in Illinois and mother in Missouri. Loudena's father was born in Arkansas and mother in Illinois. Loudena and the three youngest children do not read or write.