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Charles H. True
Lodomillo Twp.

Charles H. True, farmer and nurseryman, section 28, Lodomillo Township, was born twenty miles west of Freeport, Ill., Aug. 19, 1847. His parents were Charles and Esther (Rhodes) True, who had a family of six children, five living. Charles was the third child and second son. Before he was two years of age his parents came with him to Clayton County, settling in Lodomillo. In the fall of 1865 they removed to McDonough County, Ill. Mr. True died in 1867, and Charles taught school in McDonough, Warren and Fulton Counties until 1874. He was married to Luthera Bixby, Aug. 19, 1874, this being also his birthday. She was born in Clayton County, and was the daughter of Rev. N. W. and Ruby (Knapp) Bixby. Mr. True then taught school till 1878, when he returned to Clayton County, where he still resides. They are members of the Free-Will Baptist church. They have two children-- Earnest L. and Clyde L. Mr. True is a man of integrity, and stands high in his community.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 905


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