M A Hills
Posted By: Tina Keister (email)
Date: 1/18/2006 at 16:43:22
M A Hills, machinist, Boone, was born April 27, 1837, in Erie county, Pennsylvania, where he was raised and learned his trade, in 1853 he came West, locating in Marshalltown, where he resided until he entered the army, enlisting May 7, 1861, in company E, Third Iowa infantry, being the second three year regiment raised in the State, at the expiration of his term of service, he was honorably mustered out as second lieutenant of this company, shortly afterward he returned to Pennsylvania, where he remained for six years and in 1872 he came to Boone, and is now engaged in manufacturing engines and running a general repair shop, in March, 1880, he was elected a member of the town council of Boone, he was married February 26, 1864 to Miss E J Rousseau; they have three children: Mettie M, Etta E and Alice A
From the 1880 Boone County History Book
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