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Henry Hines
Monona Twp.

Henry Hines, farmer, Monona Township, was born in Hanover, Germany, Feb. 10, 1842. When thirteen years of age he left his native country and emigrated to the United States, and located in Read Township, Clayton Co., Ia., where he obtained employment as a laborer. In 1862 he took a trip to California, and was a teamster, running between California and Nevada. He remained there eight years, then returned to Clayton County. In 1871 he married Frederica Kluss, who was born in Mecklenburg, Germany, in 1850. To them have been born five children--John, Lizzie, Amelia, Julius and Ella. In 1875 Mr. Hines located on his present farm, which consists of 160 acres of beautiful land, valued at $50 per acre. He was a poor boy when he came to this county, but has, by his own industry, accumulated a fine property and home.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 1043
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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