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McDONALD, HUGH

MCDONALD, GODDEN

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Date: 1/7/2005 at 13:31:37

Biography reproduced from page 525 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:

Hugh McDonald was born July 15, 1856, near Prospect, Butler Co., Penn. When he was one year old his parents went to Illinois, settling near Morris, in Livingstone county, where they lived ten years. In the fall of 1867, they came to Kossuth county, and settled on section 8, township 97, range 28. Hugh owns eighty acres on the north half of the northeast quarter of section 7, but lives with his widowed mother on section 8, his father having died March 3, 1880. In 1883 he raised 5,000 bushels of grain, but intends to make stock raising a specialty. He was married, May 7, 1881, to Mary Alice Godden, of Burt township. They have one child, two years old—Hattie Maud. Mr. McDonald is a democrat.


 

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