HOUGH, ALLEN, ALEXANDER, SCOTT
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Date: 9/13/2016 at 14:00:07
DENVER HOUGH, farmer, P.O. Crescent City, was born in Deloit, Crawford Co., Iowa, June 1, 1859, and is a son of S. M. and Eliza J. (ALLEN) HOUGH. S. M. Hough was born in Oswego County, N.Y., January 6, 1818, and died November 9, 1881; he was a blacksmith by trade. His wife was born April 15, 1823; they had ten children, six of whom are still living. Subject came to this township with his parents in 1866 and has since resided here. He received his education in the common schools and began life as a farmer, which occupation he has since followed. He was married in Crescent City, Iowa, March 15, 1882, to Miss Allie ALEXANDER, a native of Pottawattamie County, born February 1, 1862, daughter of Charles and Catharine (SCOTT) ALEXANDER. Mr. Hough has held some township offices; he is a Good Templar and in politics, a Greenbacker. He is a good musician and has furnished the music for a great number of balls.
Submitted by: Mona Sarratt Knight, 2002.
Source: History of Pottawattamie County, Iowa, 1907
From the Earliest Historic Times to 1907
By Homer H. Field and Hon. Joseph R. Reed; 1907, The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
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