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Charles Weston


Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/19/2006 at 14:09:12

Charles Weston, farmer and stock-raiser, Sec 11, P O Zenorsville, was born in Jefferson county, New York, April 4, 1826, at the age of six years he commenced school, and continued the same till he was nineteen years of age, when he commence teaching, and continued the same for about four years when he commenced farming, and in October 1859, he emigrated to Boone county, Iowa, and December 20th he moved on the place where he now resides, his farm consists of 174 acres, mostly under cultivation and nicely fenced, January 1, 1861, he was qualified as supervisor, and in 1862 he was re-elected and remained in said office till January 1, 1865, he was also elected clerk of the courts, holding said office two years, he was elected assessor of Jackson township in 1867, and held said office seven years, in April 1873, he was elected township school trustee, and held the same office till May 1878, he was married to Miss Alida Kelsey, in Jefferson county, New York, September 12, 1849, by this union they have three children: George M (born April 6, 1853), Rebecca J (born July 25, 1855), Julia H H (born July 29, 1857)

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