Haskin, Caleb A.,



                                      Farmer, Sec. 32; P.O. Dillon; owns 316 acres of land, valued at $30 per acre; he was born Nov. 16, 1825, in Addison Co., Vt.;  his parents moved to Monroe Co., N.Y., in 1834, and in 1840, he came to La Grange Co., Ind., where he remained about two years; then went to Elkhart Co., and was married there to Rebecca Lacey May 27, 1849; she was born Feb. 12, 1830, in Ohio. He came out to this county in 1853, and entered his land where he now lives, and moved his family out in 1855; he left his farm in the Fall of 1870 and moved to Grinnell, and returned in the Spring of 1876. Have four children—Albert R., Anna C., Melissa J., Hattie M.; Albert R. is acting as one of the professors in Eastman’s College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and Anna C.’s husband, Adam Grimes, is Professor of Mathematics in Amity College, Page Co., Iowa; Melissa J. married Charles F. Ricker, of Grinnell. Mr. Hasken is a member of the Baptist Church, and is a Republican.

                                      p.595, Le Grand Township




                             --Taken from “The History of Marshall County Iowa, Containing A History of the County, its Cities, Towns, &r.,” and published by Western Historical Company of Chicago in 1878.


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