Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/12/2006 at 16:30:41
Enos Barret, farmer, and stock-raiser, Sec 1, P O Ogden, was born in New York, December 27, 1832, and lived there until twenty-five years of age, in 1859 he moved to Linn county, Iowa remaining there for four years, then went to Tama county, and after a residence there of about eight years came to this county in 1870, where he has since resided, he owns a farm of 268 acres under fence and mostly in cultivation, Mr Barret helped to organize the township in 1871, was one of the first trustees there , holding that office for a number of years, was assessor in 1876, and at present is president of the township school board, he married in 1867, Miss Lucy Gemmell, a native of Illinois she was born in 1856, their family consists of two children: Charles R (born February 11, 1873), and Grace (born July 7, 1869), he is a member of the I O O F, Ogden Lodge No 228, and is president of the Boone county Agricultural Fair at Ogden
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