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Aaron Hyde
Mallory Twp.

Aaron Hyde, farmer and mason, was born in Pennsylvania on June 8, 1808, and was a son of James Hyde and Mary, nee Walters, likewise natives of the Keystone State. He was there reared and educated, and learned the trade of a mason. He came to Iowa in 1850, and purchased his present farm of 280 acres on section 15, Mallory Township. His land is mostly under cultivation, and contains many excellent improvements. He has also built many of the fine residences and school-houses of Clayton County. In 1832 he married Phoebe, daugher of John Harry of Pennsylvania. Mrs. Hyde died in 1847, leaving four children-- Aaron of Mallory Township; Emeline, resideing in the southern part of this State; James, living in Dakota, and Jane, a resident of Missouri. Mr. Hyde was married the second time in 1847 to Mary Ann Johnson, nee Barrett, natives of Pennsylvania, where the father died. Mrs. Johnson resides in Clarksville, Ia. Eleven children have been born unto them, viz.: Charles, born in March 1848; Margaret, Aug. 9, 1849; Addison, June 8, 1851; John Ellis, May 31, 1853; Samuel, Feb. 25, 1855; Alpheus, Oct. 31, 1856; William, Jan. 31, 1859; Edward, Jan. 4, 1861; Francis, April 5, 1863; Fannie, May 15, 1865; and Mary Elizabeth, Feb. 11, 1868. Mrs. Hyde is a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He is a Republican.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 920-921
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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