1887 Greene County Iowa History



1887 Greene County History 

"H" Biographies



D.B. HAIGHT
      
b. 8 Dec 1831 Lenawee Co MI, son of Benjamin & Alma (Beech) 
Haight; (Res. Kendrick twp.);
       m. Harriet A. Wood 11 April 1855 (b. NY, dau of Harry & Ann (Cure) Wood)
       Children- Cynthia May m. ___ Hicks, W.N., and Adelbert M.

DR. JOHN B. HALL
      
b. 13 March 1848 Rockingham Co VA, son of John Hall; (Res. Washington twp.); veterinary surgeon
       m. Minerva A. Smith 28 Nov 1869 (dau of Thomas J. Smith)
       Children- Ada A., Ida I., John T.W., Charles M., Frank, and Winnifred M.

PROF. HARRISON M. HAM
      
b. 19 April 1845 Somerset Co ME (Res. Franklin twp.)
       m. Mary Merwin April 1869 (b. 4 Oct 1850 Columbia Co NY, dau of Asher & Elizabeth (Ham) Merwin
       Children- Llewellyn, Ida May, and Mahlon K.

KINGMAN HAM
      
b. 27 Aug 1812 Somerset Co ME, son of Daniel & Hannah (Starbird) Ham (Res. Franklin twp.)
       m. Elizabeth Magoon 30 April 1840 (b. 1 Feb 1817 ME, dau of  
Benjamin & Charlotte (Batty) Magoon) 
       Children- Edwin, Harrison, and Caroline

GEORGE HANKS
      
b.  18 Oct 1831 Yorkshire, Eng., son of George & Jane Hanks; (Res. Scranton twp.) 20th Infantry, English Army
       m. Catharine Kane 20 July 1852 Montreal, Canada (b. Co. Cavan, Ire, dau of Patrick & Hornore (McManus) Kane
       Children- eldest d. in infancy, George H., John L., William E. d. 1873 age 16, Francis D., Sarah J. m. William O. Maley, Susan d. age 6, Martha d. age 18 mo., Martha E. and Elizabeth

GEORGE F. HANSON
      
b. 8 Feb 1826 ME, son of  Silas & Hulda Hanson
       (Res. Scranton twp.  - he d.  1 Feb 1884)
       m. Hannah Sherman 23 Nov 1848 Jones Co IA (b. 14 Feb 1830 Chautauqua Co NY, dau of Joshua & Mary Ann Sherman)
       Children- Silas, Huldah m. R.S. Ervin, Avis, Ella, Sherman and Paul

ROBERT HANSON
      
b. 8 Oct 1851 Denmark, son of Hans & Botilde Hanson (Res. Scranton twp.)
       m. Kirstone Marie Johnson 12 March 1884 (b. 1861 Denmark, dau of 
Hans Johnson)
       Children- Robert R. and Botilde J.

E. HARDING
      
b. 1 Oct 1820 Salem Co NJ, son of Thomas &Lydia Harding; (Res. Churdan)
       m. (1) Elizabeth N. Zane  1841 (dau of Redman & Lydia Zane) (d. 1851 Philadelphia, PA)
       Children-  three, all of whom died in infancy
       m. (2) A.C. Zane 1852  (dau of Redman & Lydia Zane)
       Children- Harry, Charles F., Ella K., Clarence A., Lillian M. & Orville A.

FRANKLIN HARMON
      
b. 5 June 1853 Hardin Co IA, son of Lafayette Harmon (Res. Rippey)
       m. Dora S. Hoover 2 Sept 1878 (dau of Samuel Hoover)
       Children- Arthur, Edna, and Ralph

LAFAYETTE HARMON
      
b. 21 July 1827 Richland Co OH, son of Horatio Harmon (Res. Junction twp.)
       m. Catherine Barnes 5 June 1852 (dau of Joseph Barnes)
       Children- Franklin E., Oscar L., Iva J., Della, Charles, Eugene , and Belle

OSCAR L. HARMON
      
b. 17 Sept 1855 Polk Co IA, son of Lafayette Harmon (Res. Rippey)
       m. Sarah R. Marsh 15 Nov 1881 (dau of Lambertis Marsh)
       Children- Lura, Harry O., and Bertha

ALANSON C. HARRIS
      
b. 12 Oct 1840 Genesee Co NY, son of Thomas & Fannie (Woodruff) 
Harris; (Res. Paton twp.); Co. A, 53rd Illinois Infantry & Co. I, 46th Illinois Inf.- Civil War, Co. C, 11th Illinois Inf., and Co. C, 10th Illinois Battalion
       m. Olive G. Forbes 5 Aug 1868 (dau of Cyrus P. Forbes)
       Children- Carlos F., Jessie E., Nina G., and George W. d. age 2

G. B. HATFIELD
      
b. 9 May 1837 OH, son of S.H. & Sarah (Benson) Hatfield; (Res. Hardin twp.); Co. A, 28th Iowa Infantry - Civil War
       m. Elizabeth Sherve  March 1864 (b. 1 Jan 1843 LaFayette, IN, dau of J. M. & Eliza (Mereekal) Sherve
       Children- Scott, Milton B., Demster D., Rhoda, and Jersey M.- d. 1877 age 13

JOHN C. HAUN
      
b. 14 March 1839 Elgin Co, Ontario, Can., son of John Haun (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. Emma G. Mack 9 May 1864 (dau of Sebra Mack)
       Children- Clarence A., Lura E., and one child dec'd

A.M. HEAD
      
b.24 May 1855 Highland Co OH, son of William M. & Margaret (Fernau) Head; (Res. Jefferson) 
       m. Eva F. Child 5 Oct 1875
       Children- Albert E., Bessie - dec'd, Pearl, and Hazel

JACOB HEATER
      
b. 11 June 1809 Pickaway Co OH, son of Jacob Heater (Res. Washington twp.)  He died  18 June 1864.
       m. (1) Catherine Ganoe  (d. Sept 1852)
       Children- Mary J., Elizabeth, Martha, Jacob, William, & five dec'd children
       m. (2)  Sarah A. McElroy 20 April 1853 (b. 20 March 1819 Lewis Co KY, dau of David & Mary McElroy)(her 1st marriage- husband not named, but 1 dau Mary C. m. Samuel Young)
       Children- Mahala C., George W., Hettie A., and Eliza

HENRY B. HEATH
      
b. 28 Aug 1844 Ogle Co IL, son of Duna & Mermion (Webster) Heath; (Res. Hardin twp.); Co. H, 6th Iowa Cavalry - Civil War
       m. Sarah Oliver  March 1873 (b. March 1846 PA, dau of William & Mary (Davey) Oliver)
       Children- Annie, Lura, Henry E., James O., and Clarence H.

JOHN HEISEL
      
b. 4 Aug 1847 Tazewell Co IL, son of John & Margaret Heisel (Res. Junction twp.)
       m. Catherine Worner 10 March 1870 (dau of Jacob & Mary Worner)
       Children- Louis L., Emma M., Mary A., Clara E. d. age 3, and infant son unnamed

HORACE L. HENDERSON
      
b. 18 March 1832 Oneida Co NY, son of F.W. & Ann Henderson (Res. Jackson twp.)
       m. Margaret M. Morris 1858 (b. 3 July 1837 Wayne Co NY, dau of William E. & Zabiah Morris)
       Children- Mary m. Eli Roberts, Frank, Nettie, Henry, Reuben, Jesse, Earl, and Charles

JAMES A. HENDERSON
      
b.1862 Johnson Co IA (Res. Jefferson) 
       m. Eliza J. Fetzer

STEPHEN W. HERRON
      
b. 15 Oct 1830 Pittsburg, PA, son of Samuel D. Herron; (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. Rebecca Kelly  in  May 1866 (dau of James D. Kelly)
       Children- Sallie B., Effie D., William T., and James D. d. age 5

JAMES HIGGINS
      
b. 18 March 1845 LaSalle Co IL, son of William Higgins; (Res. Junction twp.); Co. G, 39th Illinois Infantry - Civil War
       m. Jane Durkin 3 July 1872 (dau of John Durkin)
       Children- Mary, William-dec'd, Ellen, John, Alice, and James

GEORGE C. HILLMAN
      
b. 28 Jan 1847 Franklin Co MA, son of George & Alcuta (Coy) Hillman; (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. Dora T. Covell  7 Oct 1869 (dau of Lewis Covell of Franklin Co MA)
       Children- L. Alice, Covell, and Edith C.

JAMES M. HOSHAW
      
b. 27 March 1833 Shelby Co OH, son of Henry & Elizabeth (Shigley) Hoshaw; (Res. Hardin twp.)
       m. (1)  (name not given) 2 Jan 1857 Shelby Co OH
       Children- America, Araminta, Matilda & Martha
       m. (2) Evaline Warrenburg  March 1868 (b. Nov 1840 Fayette Co OH, dau of George & Mary Warrenburg)
       Children- James Henry

I. D. HOWARD
      
b. 10 July 1834 Franklin Co MA;  (Res. Jefferson)
       m. Eliza J. Kenney in Boone Co IA  (b. PA)

RICHARD L. HOWARD
      
b. 12 Dec 1849 Stark Co OH, son of Lucius & Rose (Farwell) Howard (Res. Junction twp.)
       m. Nettie Cooper 30 Nov 1871 (dau of Ludlow Cooper)
       Children- William, Warner, and Carrie d. age 8

GEORGE A. HUFFMAN
      
b. 17 April 1861 Medina Co OH, son of Jacob F. & Lydia (Vaughn) Huffman; (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. Lettie G. Miller 16 Dec 1886 (dau of Philo W. Miller)
       Children- none listed

FRANCIS HUGHES
      
b. 25 Dec 1825 Lanark Co, Ontario, Can., son of Owen Hughes; (Res. Junction twp.)
       m. Rebecca Avery 24 July 1848 (dau of Capt. Benjamin Avery)
       Children- John, Mary, Frank, Joseph, Rebecca, Carrie, Rose, Ella, and five children deceased

FRANCIS J. HUGHES
      
b. 1 March 1854 Llanark Co, Upper Canada, son of Francis Hughes; (Res.  Junction twp.)
       m. Nettie B. McFarlin 9 Sept 1880 (dau of Abraham Y. McFarlin of Clinton Co IA
       Children- Ethel, Mabel, & one deceased child

JAMES L. HUNT
      
b. 22 May 1851 Stephenson Co IL, son of Elias H. Hunt; (Res. Paton)
       m. Martha Pratt  26 July 1872 (b. 17 Sept 1852 Edwardsburg, MI, dau of I.S. Pratt)
       Children- Abbie R. & Bertha P.

JONATHAN HUTCHINSON
      
b. 1815 near Trenton, NJ, d. 1861; (Res. Washington twp.)
       m. Dorothy Burgess Dec 1839 (dau of Jacob Burgess)
       Children- Barzilla B., Joseph W., Sabra J., Smith d. Civil War, Madison N. d. Civil War

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