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Samuel Kellogg
Lodomillo Twp.

Samuel Kellogg, farmer, section 21, Lodomillo Township, was born near Rochester, N.Y., Jan. 15, 1824, and was a son of Alfred and Maxy P. Kellogg, nee Brumbley, natives of New York. In 1845 he came with his father to Clayton County, and settled in Lodomillo Township, where he still resides. He was married here to Miss Mary C. White. They have had four children -- Frank, who first married Lydia Smith, and was married the second time to Cynthia Sylevester; William F., married Dora Shotts; Ester, wife of John Hines; and Fannie A., now Mrs. Thomas Adams. After his marriage Mr. Kellogg pre-empted a claim of eight acres, which he now owns, and has all under excellent improvement except seventeen acres of timber. In politics, he affilitiates with the Republican party. He is one of the pioneers of Clayton County, having been identified with its interests since 1845, and has seen it change from an unbroken country inhabited by wild game and Indians, into one of the finest counties in the great grain-producing State of Iowa.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 894


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