E J Hawley
Posted By: Tina Keister
Date: 11/18/2006 at 22:50:34
E J Hawley, restaurant and confectionery, Moingona, was born in Delaware county, New York, September 10, 1836, and at the age of eight years commence school and continued the same until he was eighteen, followed farming until the fall of 1856, when he moved to Chicago, Illinois, still following his occupation, in 1861 he enlisted in the fifty-second Illinois regiment, was mustered in at Geneva, Illinois, September 11, 1861 and in the spring of 1862 he was honorably discharged, on account of disability, he then obtained employment as station agent on the C & N W railroad and continued the same until November 1864, he again enlisted in the One Hundred and Thirteenth Illinois regiment, was mustered in at Chicago, November 3, 1864, then went to Memphis, Tennessee, where he joined his regiment, and was located there until June 20, 1865, when he was mustered out and then retuned home and commenced his present business, in the spring of 1867 he came to this county and bought two lots, returned to Illinois and in 1868 came again to Boone and from there came to Moingona, where he still resides, he was married in Illinois, January 5, 1861 to Miss Lucy Harrow, they have one child: Hattie D (born September 18, 1867)
1880 Boone Co History Book
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