MRS. MARY A. DUTCHER, resideing on sec. 29, of Green Tp., was born in
Liverpool, Eng., Aug. 16, 1820. She is a daughter of Edward and Elizabeth
(Fowle) Hudson, natives of England. They came to America in 1823 and landed
at St. John, New Brunswick on the ninth of May. They were residents there
until their death.
Mrs. Dutcher was married Dec. 26, 1840, to Alexander
McPhee, a native of Halifax, Nova Scotia. They went to Canada West and in
1861 moved to Michigan, locating in Mecosta County, where the husband
followed farming until his death, which occurred May 21, 1864.
was a second time married in 1866, to Simeon S. Dutcher, a native of
Greenbush, N.Y. He died June 30, 1880. Mrs. Dutcher has been a member of
the Methodist Episcopal Church for 20 years.