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A. V. Eaton
Born February 27, 1844
A. V. EATON, dental surgeon, Anamosa; is a native of Morris, Lamoille Co., Vt., and was born February 27, 1844; when very young, his parents removed to New York; he grew up and attended school there until 15 years of age, and came to Iowa in 1859. He studied dentistry; after completing his studies, in July, 1868, he located here in Anamosa, and since then he has practiced his profession here. He holds the office of Mayor of Anamosa; elected in March, 1878, and was re-elected in March, 1879; he has also served as member of the City Council and on the School Board. In July, 1862, when only 18 years of age, Mr. Eaton enlisted in the 18th I.V.I., Co. H; was in the battles of Springfield, Mo., and Prairie de Ann, Ark., and in numerous fights and skirmishes; he was in the service over three years. He was united in marriage to Miss Ida M. Simmons, a native of Waterford, Wis., January 14, 1868; they have four children—Cora M., Jessie M., Marion and Francis Caddie.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 554.


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