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Hiram Hatfield
Mallory Twp.

Hiram Hatfield, farmer, P. O. Colesburg, son of Jacob and Rebecca (Mondell) Hatfield, natives of New Jersey and Pennsylvania respectively, was born March 14, 1824, on Pennsylvania, and was there educated. He came to Clayton County, Ia., in 1851 and bought a farm. He now lives on section 20, and owns 139 acres of land, mostly well improved. In 1849 he married Rachel, daugher of Aaron and Sarah (McClelland) Walters, who were natives of Pennsylvania, where they died. Rachel was born Dec. 18, 1818. By this union there are five children, of whom Lewis C. born Sept. 4, 1849; Jacob P., Oct. 23, 1852, married, and living near his father; R. Priscilla, born Nov. 12, 1864, are living; Sarah Jane and Mary Harriet are dead. Mr. Hatfield and wife are members of the United Brethren church. Mr. Hatfield has held most of the township offices, and has filled each with credit to himself and to the public satisfaction. He votes the Democratic ticket.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p.919-920
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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