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Elliott C. Thompson
Millville Twp.

Elliott C. Thompson was born in Huntingdon County, Pa., Oct. 20, 1825. In the fall of 1853 he went to Louisiana, and remained in that and the States of Mississippi, Arkansas and Illinois until 1861, when he settled in Buena Vista Towmship, Clayton County. In 1875 he removed to Millville Township, purchasing a farm which he afterward sold, and bought 193 acres on section 21, where he is at present residing. His farm is under excellent cultivation, and is one of the finest in this section. In December, 1862, he married Ann Kearns, and their married life has been blessed with six children-- Elizabeth, James A., Ellen Jane, Jennie, Thomas and Albert. Mrs. Thompson is a member of the Catholic church, and in politics he is a Democrat. He enlisted in 1864 in the Twelfth Iowa Infantry, and was discharged after serving one year.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p.1019-1020


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