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"H" Cities of Summit County



Located In West Akron



Located In Doylestown



Barberton Rd (East Ave) or Wooster Rd about a mile from the (then) city limits an estate sale said. Contributed by:



Located In Twinsburg.


Settled 1800 by Deacon David Hudson. Originally part of Portage County.

Hudson Happenings:

The first official marriages in Summit County were those of Jothan ATWATER and Miss Laura KELLOGG of Hudson and Mr. Joseph DARROW and Miss Sally PRIOR of Hudson. (April 3 and April 17, 1803).

John Brown (the abolitionist) came with his family to Hudson in 1805

James W. Ellsworth was born in Hudson. He later went to Chicago and became a millionaire coal operator. His son Lincoln was a famous explorer and traveler.

The first physician in Summit Co resided in Hudson in 1800. His name was Moses Thompson (1776-1858).

Historcial Districts:  Pine Swamp, Hobart Hospital, Hudson Public School,

Lakes: Forest Lake

Cemetaries: O'Brien Cemetary, Oakwood Cemetary, Old Hudson Twp Burial Ground, Maple Lawn Cemetary, Markillie Cemetary,

Hudson, OH - Website

Listing of 1860 Hudson Business & Proprietors

Listing of Officers named at first election after organization of Hudson Township

Summit County OHGenWeb Page
Established November 20, 1996

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