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Hiram A. Harrington
Lodomillo Twp.

Hiram A. Harrington was born in Chautauqua County, N.Y., Nov. 10, 1850. His father, John Harrington, was born in Madison County, N.Y., Dec. 6, 1800, and when twenty-one years old went with his father to Chautauqua County, and purchased a farm in the Holland purchase. John was married there to Emeline Wheelock, who was born near Utica, N.Y. They had a family of eight children, and in the spring of 1855 came to Iowa, and settled on the farm where our subject now resides. Hiram A. was married to Clara Huene, March 23, 1880. She was born in Delaware County, Ia., March 23, 1856, and was a daughter of Adolphus Huene, and Anne, nee Bryant, a relative of the poet Bryant. Mr. Harrington owns a finely cultivated farm of 160 acres, and is one of the energetic farmers of the township. In politics he is a Republican. He is a member of the A.O.U.W., Strawberry Point Lodge, No. 131, and a former member of Good Templars and Grangers. In October, 1881, he was elected Township Clerk, a position he still retains.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 891-892
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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