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Hough, Warren M

HOUGH, ALLEN, DUNKLE, MYERS

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Date: 9/13/2016 at 13:02:54

WARREN M. HOUGH, farmer, P.O. Crescent City, was born in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, April 24, 1849; his father, S. M. HOUGH, having come to Iowa in 1841 from Oswego County, N.Y., where he was born January 6, 1818, and where he learned the blacksmith's trade. He married Eliza J. ALLEN, who was born in Oswego County, N.Y., April 15, 1823; they raised a family of ten children, six of whom survive. The father died November 9, 1881; at the age of ten, Mr. Hough, with his parents, removed to Crawford County, Iowa, where he spent seven years, and came back to this township in 1866. Here he has resided since and has, by his industry and enterprise, gained the confidence of his neighbors and has, at various times, filled township offices. At present, he is a successful farmer and stock raiser. In politics, he is a Greenbacker, having been converted to that party in 1876; since then, he has also been a member of the I.O.G.T. He was married in Crescent City to Rebecca E. DUNKLE, November 28, 1872. She came to Pottawattamie County in 1870, with her parents, from Center County, Penn.; she was born October 19, 1856. Her father, L. K. DUNKLE, was born in 1828 and married Elizabeth MYERS, who was born in the same county, December 25, 1834. Mr. And Mrs. Hough have had three children, of whom but one, Walter, survives.

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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