|HAMIILTON FREEMAN, farmer, Hale Twp., Sec. 27; P.O. Clarence; born in Ohio in 1830; came to Iowa in 1851; his father and the brothers entered 560 acres, and he now owns 250 acres, on which he has made all of the improvements; has a fine barn and house, and is largely engaged in stock-raising. He has been Collector, Road Supervisor, Trustee and School Director. His wife, Agnes Moor, was born in Ireland in 1830; came to Iowa in 1852, and settled in Cedar Co.; married in 1853, and has had eight children—James M. (died in 1877), Elizabeth (now the wife of a son of Senator Kent, of Cedar Co.), Charles H., Benjamin, Annie, Willie, Harry and Maggie. In politics, is a Republican; in religion, liberal.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 639.
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