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Theodore Farrington
Mendon Twp.

Theodore Farrington was born in West Hampden, Me., Aug. 16, 1844, and when a mere boy his parents emigrated to Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wis., where he remained on a farm until he was twenty-one years of age. He then embarked in the photographer's business, and in 1868 he came to McGregor where he has since successfully prosecuted his business. In July, 1869, he married Elizabeth Peavy, a daughter of Franklin Peavy. She was born in Massachusetts in 1847. Two children blessed this union-- Ray and Lester. Mr. and Mrs. Farrington are members of the Baptist church. He is an artist of no ordinary talent and ranks with the representative business men of McGregor.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 979
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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