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Date: 6/3/2005 at 13:38:59
Biography reproduced from page 478 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:
Abijah Batterson was born in Scioto Co., Ohio, March 6, 1822. He was reared on a farm. In 1851 he went to Washington Co., Iowa, and purchased two farms of 172 acres. In October, 1875, he came to Kossuth county, purchasing 137 acres of improved land on section 14, township 98, range 30, Greenwood township. Mr. Batterson was married Nov. 7, 1858, to Miss N. A. Morgan, daughter of Williams and N. A. Morgan, of Washington Co., Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. Batterson have had seven children, five of whom are living—Eleanor, Abijah, Mary A., Laura R. and Sally. Mr. Batterson is a member of the Congregational Church, Mrs. Batterson of the Presbyterian Church. Mr. Batterson is an old ironsides democrat.
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