IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.

John Hansel
Mallory Twp.

John Hansel, farmer, P.O. Elkport, was a son of Philip and Hannah (Klopsadel) Hansel, natives of Pennsylvania, who died many years ago. In 1852 John came to Iowa, and bought a farm of 400 acres on section 7, much of which is improved. About 1832 he married Mary, daughter of John and Mary Akron . By this marriage there were twelve children, eight living-- Harriet, Philip, Mary, John, Jacob, George, Charles and Sarah Elizabeth. The children are all married and live near home. Mr. Hansel and wife are members of the Dunkard church. He votes the Democratic ticket.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 919
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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