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Shadrack Hammond
Born 1831
SHADRACH HAMMOND, farmer, Oxford Twp., Sec. 31; P.O. Clarence; born in New Jersey in 1831, and moved to Ohio in 1843, and remained there until 1855, then came to Iowa in the spring of 1855 and settled in Jones Co., bought fifty acres, and now owns 282. His wife, Emeline Kimbell, was born in New Jersey in 1834, and came west to Ohio in 1836, and married, in Ohio, in 1854; they have three children living—Virgil, Edgar and Mary, and three deceased—David, Elmer and Sarah. Mr. Hammond has been School Director and Road Superintendent several times. Politics, Democrat; religion, Wesleyan Methodist.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 593.


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