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Vintage Photos
Take a look at some Hudsons from way back when. Some of these photos lack identification, so if you know anything, please share it!

Recent Photos
Here you'll find Hudson photos taken within the last thirty years.

Flat Creek Map
Here's a map of the area in Missouri where John Brown "Grub" Hudson had his farm, hand-drawn by Mirl C. Hudson.

Military documents, social security applications, letters and other Hudson history papers can be found here.

Ozark Mountaineers
Mirl, Ruth, Toy, Birt and Dal made up this bluegrass band that toured in California in the 1940's.

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A letter written by John Brown "Grub" Hudson in 1890, verifying that Price Summers (father of two of his daughters-in-law), contracted rheumatism during his military service (a written transcription follows):

John Brown Hudson Letter

June the 11, 90

State of Missouri
County of Barry

i Will State that i Cant remember Exackly the Month But hit Was About the last of 1862 When i heard the claiment complaining of rheumatism in his hips and Back Which i Belive Was contracked While in the line of Duty far i Never heard the claiment Complainen Before And I Will State that When We Was discharge he Didant look like he could Do More than one half of a Dayes Werke to Save his life and i Dont Bellive to Do his Self Justice he is not Able to Do Eny now And I have heard him complaining at times Whyle in the Servies and at times Since the Servies.

John B. Hudson

Aud (Odas) C. Hudson's Social Security Number Application, May 3, 1938:

Aud's SSN Application


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