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Date: 5/27/2005 at 12:55:07

Biography reproduced from page 527 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:

Daniel Davison, a native of Canada, was born Feb. 9, 1835. He is a son of Daniel P. and Almira A. (Coon) Davison. The father is dead, being buried in Kankakee Co., Ill. The subject of this sketch lived in Canada one year, thence to Illinois in 1841, where he resided for twenty-eight years, working at different places. He then came to Kossuth county and settled on the southeast quarter of section 34, where he has eighty acres under cultivation. He has a magnificent grove of six acres on the premises, consisting of willow, cottonwood, elm, maple and ash, which he set out himself. He also has a fine orchard of two acres. On Jan. 1, 1860, he was united in marriage with Catharine Hendricks,, of Kankakee Co., Ill. She is a daughter of Walter and Anna (Stutton) Hendricks. Her mother is dead, but her father lives in Illinois. This union has been blessed with eight children—Martha A., married to M. S. Allen; Hattie A., Charles H., John W., Willie J., Luman A., Lydia L. and Bertha A. Mr. Davison is a republican. He has held the office of road supervisor, and made a very efficient officer.

(Transcriber’s note: The property settled was in Portland Township).


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