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Henry D Hodges

HODGES

Posted By: Tina Keister (email)
Date: 1/18/2006 at 20:18:26

Henry D Hodges, farmer, Sec 8 P O Boone, was born in New York April 11, 1841, and when very young moved to Illinois with his parents, and located in Kane county, in 1855 he came to Clayton county, Iowa, and in 1864 went into the grocery business in Clayton City, and continued the same about one year, in April 1865, he enlisetd in company I, Forty-eighth Wisconsin infantry, and served until the close of the war, he was accidentally wounded by a pistol shot in the hands of a drunken soldier, the ball passing very close to the jugular vein, on his return home he opened a hardware store which he continued about two years, and again engaged in the grocery business in Clayton, in two years he came here and engaged in farming and owns eighty acres of land, was married October 13, 1867, to Miss Lucy Jerome, a native of Illinois, they have three children: Alice, James and William

From the 1880 Boone county History Book


 

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