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1883 History of
Franklin and Cerro Gordo Counties, Iowa


Heman M. REDINGTON was a pioneer farmer of Cerro Gordo county, where he located in 1855 on section 8, Falls township. Soon after he moved to section 7, where he died in 1865.

He was born Nov. 25, l796, in the State of New York, and was married in 1819 to Christian AURENGER, also a native of New York, born in 1799.

In 1842 the family moved to Illinois, where Mr. REDINGTON bought a farm in Boone county, where he resided until he moved to Iowa. Mrs. REDINGTON yet survives and lives with her daughter at Rock Falls. Two sons, Martin and William, are residents of the same village. The first was the pioneer blacksmith of the town. A daughter, Clarissa REDINGTON, was married in 1854 to James WRIGHT and settled in Falls. He died in 1859 in Kansas. His widow was married in 1863 to John D. MASSY, the proprietor of the hotel at Rock Falls.

SOURCE: History of Franklin and Cerro Gordo Counties, Iowa. p. 810. Union Publishing Co. Springfield IL. 1883.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, February of 2011



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