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G.H. Scofield
Cass Twp.

G. H. Scofield, general merchant, Strawberry Point, is a son of W. W. and Maria Scofield, and was born in DeWillville, Chautauqua County, N. Y., Nov. 2, 1841. He was educated in his native State, and in 1859 came to Clayton County, driving through with a horse and buggy. His parents followed him in the fall of the same year, and settled in Cass Township. G. H. farmed for this father three years, then went into partnership with him in the mercantile business in Strawberry Point. In 1879 he purchased his father's interest in the business and has since conducted it alone. He was married on Nov. 23, 1863, to Susan P., daughter of J. L. and Livia F. Wing. She was born in Livingston County, Mich. Of eight children born of this union, seven are living--Mary, Harry, Effie, Georgia, Guy, Susan and Bessie. Mr. Scofield is one of the County Supervisors, this being his second term. He takes an active interest in politics, and affiliates with the Democratic party.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 703
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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