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Hale, Oscar (p. 427)
Oscar Hale was born at Wapello on 27 February 1867, the son of John and Clara (Rhodes) Hale. John Hale was married twice 1) Esther Palmer, by whom he had two children C.P. Lacey, of Wapello, and Lauren, who lived at Longton, KS. He m.2) Clara Rhodes by whom he had Oscar and Nellie and others unknown. Oscar became an attorney and married 20 February1899 to Carrie Sillick, daughter of Asher and Fannie (Mallory )Sillick. They had one son John, b. 5 August 1900.
Hall, Allen (p. 257)
Allen Hall was born at Oakville on 29 March 1866, the son of Martin C. and Adaline (Bateman) Hall, the former a native of Cincinnati, Ohio. On the 19 October 1887, Mr. Hall married Anna Bettler, daughter of Charles and Barbara (Miller) Bettler. They had four children: Herbert C. b. 15 August 1888; Jennie, b. 25 July 1890; Bessie b. 17 June 1895; and Maude E. b. 15 September 1899.
Hall, W.F. (p. 319)
Walter F. Hall was born 6 June 1842 in Louisa County, the son of James G. and Celestia A. (Miller) Hall, the father a native of Pennsylvania and the mother of New York. They came to Louisa County in 1837, settling where Columbus City is now. There were ten children in the family, the three eldest died in infancy. The others were: William C.; Morris O.; Mary J. m. G.B. Williams, son of Judge Williams of Wapello; Edward I., who lived at Jennings, Louisiana; Arthur W., lived at Colfax; and Frances A. m. W.H. Hughes of Washington, IA.
On the 7 June 1883, Mr. Hall married Octavia Jane Brown, the daughter of Dr. I.C. and Ruth M. (Hamlet) Brown, the father, a native of Tennessee, and the mother of Indiana. Mr. and Mrs. Hall had four children: Arthur B.; Walter Channing; Harry O.; and Hamlet C.
Hamilton, Alexander (p.242)
Alexander Hamilton was born in Fayette Co., Ohio, on 14 August 1831, the son of Samuel and Mary (Holland) Hamilton, both natives of Ohio, who came to Louisa Co. in 1841. More about Samuel Hamilton in another sketch.
On the 4 December 1856, Mr. Hamilton married Susanna Dotson, who was born in Pennsylvania and came to Iowa in 1844. She was a daughter of Bazel S. and Mary (Davidson) Dotson, natives of Pennsylvania and England respectively. Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton had nine children, as follows: Anna Letta, m. G. W. Schofield; Juan Darilla, m. William Torode; A.G.; T.T., lived in State of Washington; Adaline m. William O. Syphrit; Bertha , m. E.E. Campbell;Frank; George; and Charles.
Hamilton, D.D. (p. 33)
D.D. Hamilton was born 3 February 1850, the son of Samuel and Mary (Holland) Hamilton . He married S.C. Hunt in 1885, she was born in Morning Sun Twp., Louisa Co., in 1854, the daughter of S.G. and Margaret (Curran) Hunt, who are mentioned further in another sketch of her brother J.C. Hunt. They had five children: Samuel b. 13 September 1887; Franc M. b. 19 October 1888; Stephen C. b. 17 November 2890; Mary S. b. 24 June 1892; and D.D. Jr. b. 24 June 1896.
Hamilton, Samuel (p.33)
Samuel Hamilton died 13 September 1886 and his wife Mary (Holland) Hamilton died 15 March 1895. They came to Louisa Co. ca. 1840-41. They had twelve children: Ann b. 1829; Alexander; Sarah I.; Stephen G. ; Susan E.; Mary J. married James Banks of Wapello; Lorane; Lydia M. and Melvina, twins d. in infancy; another infant; D.D. and Samuel T.
Hanft. J.A. (p. 512)
Jacob A. Hanft was born 29 March 1855 in Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, the son of John N. and Helena (Smith) Hanft, the father a native of Germany and the mother of Pennysylvania. They came to Louisa Co. in 1864, settling in Columbus City Twp. They had thirteen children: William H.; John d. y.; Milton D.; Jacob A., our subject; Theodore F.; George S.; Emma, m. Reuben Heindel; Martha m. George Wren of Sheridon, Wyoming; Cora, d. in infancy; John T.; Sarah, m. A.J. Willett; Edward; and Louis, d. in infancy.
Mr. Hanft married 3 November 1878 to Lucy Wetherell, who d. in March 1901. They had five children: Jesse Edward, who lived in Indianapolis, Ind.;Clyde J.; Mary Helen, m. John S. Dowson; Bessie; and Allan W. In June 1903, he remarried to Sadie Segafoos, daughter of Dan Segafoos.
Hardman, John (p.106)
John Hardman was born 14 April 1865, son of Silas and Amanda (Fulwider) Hardman, natives of Germany. They came to Louisa Co. in 1885. They had the following children: Charles; John; Ella m. David Woodruff; and Jane m. WIlliam Khone of Muscatine Co.
Mr. Hardman married 11 February 1892 to Mollie Beik, b. 5 July 1868, the daughter of Jacob and Emma (Jackson) Beik. They had three children: Guy H. b. 30 August 1893; Milton B. b. 30 October 1896; and Grace Lucille b. 15 November 1904.
Haroff, James (p. 426)
James Haroff was born 11 February 1868 in Lake Twp.,Muscatine Co. His parents, David and Christina (Foster) Haroff, were born in Ohio, but married in Iowa. The father died 17 September 1898. They had four children: Ella m. Martin Laughlin; James; Ida m. William Dickerson; and Etta S. m. John McClure.
Mr. Haroff married 21 June 1895 to Elmira Bernard, daughter of Charles and Mary (Schneider ) Bernard, natives of Illinois and Germany, respectively. Her father died June 1910. Known siblings of Elmira: Ella m. Nicholas Yancy of Point Roberts, Washington; and Millie m. Clinton Cocklin. Mr. and Mrs. Haroff had one son: Earl David b. 18 June 1896.
Harris, Harvey (p. 96)
Harvey Harris was born 21 September 1817 in Lincoln Co., Ohio; d.16 December 1907; son of Thomas and Rachel (Sutton) Harris, natives of Ohio, grandson of W.M. Harris, a veteran of Rev. War. He married ? and had eight children: Harriet m. Alexander Hamilton; Isaac; Thomas; Rachel; Joseph; Jasper N.; Eugene; and George B. The mother of the children died January 1895, but her name is not given.
Harrison, G. D. (p. 425)
George D. Harrison was born 19 December 1829, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of S.P. and Catherine (Fawkes ) Harrison, both born in Delaware Co., Pennsylvania. They moved to Ohio in 1834 where they both died. There were four children: George D.; Susan; Catherine m. F. Walker; and G.I. of St. Louis, Missouri.
Mr. Harrison married in 1859 to Lou C. Ringer, b. in Maryland, daughter of Andrew P. and Catherine Ringer. Her parents were natives of Maryland and were among the early settlers of Louisa Co. Mr. and Mrs. Harrison had three childrne: Harry L.; Chester; and Milton. Mrs. Harrison died 10 September 1909.
Hawkins, R. G. (p.54)
Rodney G. Hawkins was born at Boston Corners, St. Lawrence Co.,New York on the 20th of July 1863, the son of Jasper H. and Elizabeth (Kingsley) Hawkins. His father was an attorney. The family has been in this country since as early as 1700. Uriah Kingsley, the great grandfather of our subject served in the Revolutionary War. He died in November 1849.
Rodney G. Hawkins married Avanella G. Kinkead, on 15 October 1891. She was the daughter of J.M. and Rebecca (Orr) Kinkead. They had two children: J. Blaine and June G.
Heindel, Reuben (p. 97)
Reuben Heindel was born 10 June 1860 in Columbus City Twp., the son of Samuel and Susan (Rathfon) Heindel, both natives of Pennsylvania, who came to Louisa Co. in 1853. The father died in April 1874. There were nine children, but only five names in this account: David; Samuel; Mary Jane m. Marian Carter, lived in Salt Lake City; Julia m. Edward Williams of Portland, Oregon; and our subject.
Reuben Heindel married 22 March 1881 to Emma M.C. Hanft, who was born in Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, 20 March 1861, the daughter of John and Helena (Smith) Hanft. Mr. and Mrs. Heindel had six children: Theodore F. b. 5 December 1881, d. 22 September 1882; Nellie B. b. 25 January 1883, d. 26 April 1886; Malcolm J. b. 30 November 1885; Helena I. b. 29 March 1889, m. Samuel James; Eva M. b. 13 August 1891; and Francis E. b. 11 January 1894.
Hendrickson, G.M. (p.367)
George M. Hendrickson was born in Louisa County on 23 August 1869, son of Austin and Mary E. (Tindall) Hendrickson. His parents were both natives of Indiana where they were married, but soon thereafter came to Union Twp. in Louisa Co. They had eleven childre: Thomas W.; C.W.; George M.; Ira W.; Milton T.; Mary m. Louis Owens of Colorado; Minnie A. m. Edgar Todd.
Mr. Hendrickson married 23 March 1893 to Elizabeth P. Kelch, a native of Stark Co., Illinois, born 3 October 1876, the daughter of Michael and Emma (Hampson) Kelch. The father died 3 January 1881. Her parents were born in New York, but were married in Illinois in 1872. They had four children: Sarah, m. Otto Schebiel, of Washington, Iowa; Minnie, m. Charles Hamilton of Montana; Elizabeth P.; and Clara m. C.N. Edwards of Lone Tree, Iowa. Mrs. Kelch remarried to Edward Harmon of Indiana and had one daughter Florence who married Lester Orr of Union Twp.
Mr. and Mrs. Hendrickson had four children, as follows: Mabel G. b. 20 March 1894; Emma R. b. 15 August 1895; Jake W. b. 13 September 1897; and Jessie L. b. 25 August 1899.
Herr, Gregor (p. 156)
Gregor Herr was born in Germany on the 10 March 1845, the son of Frederick and Belbia Herr. They had six children: Gregor; Mathias, d. in Germany; George; Andrew; Elizabeth m. George Hook; and Caroline of Des Moines Co.
Mr. Herr married twice 1)Augusta Hook, daughter of Joseph and Barbara Hook. By her, he had five children: Joseph; George; Emerson m. D.E. Strawhacker of Oakville;Sophis m. F.S. Searl; and Annie m. Harry Munson. The mother died 17 March 1895, and on Valentine's Day 14 February 1900, Mr. Herr married 2)Mrs. Mary A. Kerr, the widow of James Kerr, and the daughter of William and Martha Munson. By his second wife, Mr. Herr had three children: Lucy, Ruby, and Evalina.
Herrick, D.W. V. (p. 123)
D.W.V. Herrick was born in Louisa County on the 13 april 1864, the son of H.S. and Delilah (Herkins) Herrick. He was one of fourteen children: Hulda, m. P.T. Benson of Des Moines; Henrietta m. Andrew Davis of Oklahoma; Catharine, m. E.C. Friend; Emeline m. E.T. Alstot of Grand Island, Nebraska; Rose m. W.N. Kettlestrings of Oak Park, Illinois; Mary m. Eugene Parce of S.D.; Hannah m. William Owens; Mercy m. C.F. Linton of Missouri; D.W.V., our subject; Zilpha m. Harry Parsons of Kansas; and Joan m. John W. Jarvis of Morning Sun; the sixth and seventh in order of birth died in infancy.
Mr. Hendrick married 12 September 1894, to Della Owens, daughter of John and Sarah (Foster ) Owens, who were the parents of ten children as follows: Edwin; Lola m. Harry Reece of Winfield; Della; Burtus; Jennine m. John Campbell of Oakville; Miller; Earl; Clyde; and Nellie, m. Bert Moyers. The first child died in infancy
Mr. and Mrs. Herrick had four children:Chester M.; Beulah Alma; Myrtle Sarah and Marie Delilah, twins.
Hesse, F.H. (p. 119)
F.H. Hesse was born in Butler Co., Iowa on the 1 November 1873, the son of Frank and Lucy (Hill) Hesse, born in Germany and Wisconsin, respectively. There five children included: F.H. of this review; George F.; John L.; Clyde R.; and Cora E., who died in infancy.
Mr. Hesse married LIllian Dale Patterson in Clarksville, IOwa. She was one of three children born to Francis and Mary (Wamsley) Patterson. The others were: Edward and Francis Lloyd. Mr. and Mrs. Hesse had two children: Dorothy and Robert Francis.