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Siles Mott


Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/19/2006 at 13:49:36

Siles Mott, farmer and stock-raiser, Sec 21, P O Boone, was born in Germany, January 29, 1806, he was educated in Germany, and at the age of fourteen he commenced the shoemaking trade, and continued the same about eighteen years, he enlisted in the German army, April 21, 1827, and continued in service till August 19, 1846, when he emigrated to America, landing at Buffalo, New York, September 18, 1846, where he was engaged at his trade, in 1848 he emigrated to Ohio, where he continued his trade until 1865, when he went to Wisconsin, there commenced farming, and continued the same till the year 1869, when he came to Boone county, Iowa, where he has a fine farm of 354 acres, all nicely fenced, he was married in Buffalo, New York, October 2, 1846 to Miss Mary Denc, by this union they have eight children: Fred, George, Joseph, Frances, William, Charles, James and Mary

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