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Simon Hubbard
Cox Creek Twp.

Simon Hubbard, son of Oliver and Sophronia (Williams) Hubbard, natives of Madison County, N.Y., was born Feb. 12, 1822, in that State. He was the recipient of a practical education in his native State, and in 1855 came to Clayton County. The first week of his residence here he spent with Judge Murdock, then entered a farm in Highland Township, where he resided three years. He disposed of his farm there and removed to Cox Creek Township, and purchased 145 acres, which he still owns and resides upon. He has one of the finest farms in this section of the county, finely cultivated and thoroughly stocked. In 1854 Simon Hubbard and Brunet De Grote, born March 17, 1821, were united in marriage. She was a daughter of William and Hannah (Onderkirk) De Grote, natives of Connecticut. To them has been born one children— Martin, born Aug. 20, 1860. In politics Mr. Hubbard affiliates with the Republican party.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 746
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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