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Hiram Lucus

LUCAS, PAYNE, MACE, WILLIAMS

Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/18/2006 at 22:53:10

Hiram Lucus, farmer, Sec 11, P O Boone, was born in Madison county, Kentucky, April 9, 1815, and was there raised, when he reached his majority he moved to Indiana and reside there until 1853, then coming to this county, he located where he now lives, owning 160 acres of land, well cultivated and improved, he is one of the number who often commence life with out means, but are generally fortunate in the end, he was obliged to go to mill ten miles east of des Moines, taking three days for the trip, and when good flour was indulged in , in those early days, he had to go as far as Oskaloosa, November 12, 1835, he was married to Miss Susan Payne, a native of Kentucky, they have ten children living: William H, C L, H M, Nancy M (wife of J Mace), J P, Mary A, Sarah E, Matilda (wife of J Williams), Zilpha J and Florence G, lost one daughter: Susan Ann (died September 16, 1874)

1880 Boone Co History Book


 

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