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H.H. Scofield
Cass Twp.

H. H. Scofield, Postmaster, Strawberry Point, was born in the town of Schroon, Essex County, N. Y., Nov. 21, 1826, and was a son of Harvey and Elizabeth L. Scofiled, natives of the State of New York. He came to Clayton County and located in Strawberry Point, where he worked at the wagon-maker's trade two years, and was then appointed Postmaster, a position which he has held since. He was married on Nov. 21, 1852, to Lydia J. Snyder, a native of Livingston County, N. Y. To them have been born two children, one surviving-- Eleanore. Mr. Scofield was reared in the Republican school of politics, and is still a strong adherent to the principles of that party.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 702-703
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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