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H. V. Boggs, son of Henry Boggs, of this township was born in Galia county, Ohio, February 22, 1846. His parents moved to Jones county, Iowa, in the fall of 1855, and remained there until June 1869, when they came to Cass county. Mr. Boggs, Sr., bought one hundred and fifty acres on section 29, and H. V., subject of this sketch, purchased eighty acres on section 20. The latter has since purchased eighty acres on section 30. Hiram V. Boggs was married June 17, 1874, to Esther Lloyd, a native of Wales, born August 16, 1855. She is a daughter of Thomas Lloyd, who came from Wales to this country in October, 1868, and now resides in Edna township, Cass county. Mr. and Mrs. Boggs have two children - Beryl Margaret, born November 22, 1875, and Sarah Jane, born June 19, 1883.

Contributed by Lisa Varnes-Rex from "History of Cass County, Iowa. Together With Sketches of its Towns, Villages and Townships, Educational, Civil, Military and Political History: Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Old Settlers and Representative Citizens." Springfield, Ill.: Continental Historical Company, 1884, pg. 743-744.

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