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E.H. Fitch
Volga Twp.

E. H. Fitch, son of Peter and Sarah (Roberts) Fitch, natives of Augusta County, Me, was born at that place in October, 1816. His education was received in the common schools and under private teachers. He was married in 1842 to Ann Mohler, who was born in Rockingham County, Va., and was a daughter of John and Magdalen Mohler, nee Reinhardt. Of eight children born of this union seven are living - Sarah (now the wife of Martin L. Garber), James , Richard J., Robert, Oscar, Hattie J. and Hannah V. John P. died while serving his country in the Army of the Tennessee. In 1852 Mr. and Mrs. Fitch came to Volga Township, Clayton County, where he entered 160 acres of land, upon which he still resides. He has made many excellent improvements on his farm, which is one of the finest in this section of the township. He has always taken an active interest in Clayton County's improvement, and is classed with her representative citizens. In politics he is a Democrat. Mrs. Fitch died in 1870.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 1120
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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