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Date: 3/3/2005 at 13:46:35

Biography reproduced from page 289 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:

M. H. Hudson, M. D., graduated from the Berkshire Medical College, Pittsfield, Mass., in the year1844. He commenced the practice of his profession in the city of Brooklyn, N. Y. After praticing several years in Brooklyn, he took a trip to California for his health. He went in a sailing packet around Cape Horn, being four months on the water. He remained in San Francisco for two years. On returning home he decided to locate in the west; consequently removed with his family to Paw Paw, Ill., where he practiced some eight years, while he experienced many of the hardships incident to the practitioner in a new and thinly settled country. He came to Kossuth with his family in the spring of 1864, and settled on a farm where he now resides.

Biography reproduced from page 496 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:

Matthew H. Hudson, M. D., was born in the town of Southold, Suffolk Co., L. I., in 1818. He studied medicine and graduated from the Berkshire Medical College, in 1844, immediately commencing to practice in Brooklyn, N. Y. In the spring of 1846 he was married to Esther P. Hallock, of Southold. They have five children—J. Q. A., Stella E., Henry H., George C. and Josie E. Dr. Hudson retired from practice eighteen years ago, and settled on a farm east of Algona, and turns his attention more especially, of late years, to stock raising and dairying. This farm has one of the oldest and finest cultivated groves in the county. Mrs. Hudson’s ancestors, on both sides, were in the colony that made the first settlement in Southold, that being one of the first settled towns in New York.


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