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Yount, Enoch J.


Posted By: Karon Velau (email)
Date: 7/9/2021 at 23:49:28

History of Warren County, Iowa; Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns & Etc., by Union Historical Company, 1879, p.734

YOUNT, ENOCH J., farmer, Linn Township, Sec. 16; P. O. Des Moines; born in Tippacanoe county, Ind., Feb. 12, 1841, and came to this county with his parents in the fall of 1849, and permanently located in the spring of 1850. He was married in this county to Miss Sallie E. Ash, a native of Indiana, in 1869; they have a family of three children: Annie, Nellie and Catharine. He enlisted in the late war in Co. D., 2d Iowa Infantry, May 22d, 1861, and was discharged on the account of disability Aug. 29th, 1862; and on Aug. 20th, 1863, he re-enlisted in Co. M, 8th Iowa Cavalry and served till the close of the war; he was engaged in the battles of Fort Donelson, Tenn., siege of Corinth, Miss., and with Sherman to Atlanta, Ga. He owns a farm of 150 acres.


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