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G. J. Hakes
Born October 17, 1829
G. J. HAKES, of the firm of Leonard & Hakes, general merchandise, Martelle; he was born Oct 17, 1829, in Chenango Co, N.Y. In 1847, he came to Jones Co.; he also owns seventy-seven acres of land; he commenced business here with Mr. Leonard in 1876. Married Phebe J. Rundall in 1854; she was born in New York City; they have six children—Nancy E., Montague, Addison, James, Hattie and Ella. Has been Justice of the Peace, and has held various township offices.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 586.


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