CLARK H. LULL is a
thriving and skillful farmer in Elk township, Delaware county,
Iowa, and is the owner of a neat farm of eighty acres, all under
fence and highly cultivated. He was born in Michigan December
30, 1835, and was there reared to his present vocation until
seventeen years of age, when he moved with his parents to
Illinois, in Stevenson county in which state the
family resided until 1864. Coming to Iowa that year, he and his
father bought a farm in sections 29 and 30, Elk township,
Delaware county, on which they still reside.
Adna Lull, the father, of our subject, is a native of New
York State, and is now about seventy-nine years old. He married
Mary Martin, of the same state, and this lady still survives,
being about the same age as her husband. This venerable couple
have had born to them five children, viz.: Clark H., whose name
heads this sketch; Amelia, who was married to Horace Hamilton, a
physician, and after ten years of connubial felicity died
September 18, 1869, the doctor following her in 1876; Albert,
the third child, is a merchant at Red Oak, Montgomery county,
Iowa; Melvin died when eighteen months old, and the youngest
child, George, is now a farmer, living in Holt county, Nebr.
Clark H. Lull, married Miss Lucretia, daughter of J. B.
and Elizabeth Sargent, of New England and Ohio, respectively,
and to this union was born one child that died in infancy; but
Mr. and Mrs. Lull in their kindness of heart have adopted and
reared Lillie, who is married to Wilbur Harding, and is living
in Dakota. Mr. and Mrs. Lull are members of the Christian
church, and are highly esteemed by all who know them. In
politics, Mr. Lull is a republican.