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Ira H. Sargeant
Cass Twp.

Ira H. Sargeant, son of Emery and Louisa (Sargeant) Sargeant was born in Canada, Nov. 5, 1845. His parents are natives of Vermont, and came to Clayton County in 1857, locating in Cass Township, where they now reside. The subject of this memoir was married Aug. 11, 1867, to Anna E., daughter of Robert and Anna Parsons, natives of Virginia. They removed to Iowa in an early day, and both died in this State. Mr. And Mrs. Sargeant have had three children-- Cora Bell, born Oct. 26, 1876; Ernest Melvin, Jan. 29, 1879; and William Allen, March 11, 1881. Mr. Sargeant enlisted in 1864, in the Fourth Iowa Infantry, Company D, and served until the close of the war, receiving his discharge at Davenport, Iowa. He was with Gen. Sherman in his famous march to the sea.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 702
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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