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A. P. Himebaugh
Born 1817
A. P. HIMEBAUGH, farmer, Wayne Twp., Sec. 12; P.O. Monticello; born in Erie Co., Penn., in 1817; came to Jones Co. in 1855. Wife's maiden name was Mary E. Davis, a native of New York. They were married in 1851; have had four children, all are living—P. M., Ella R., Geneva C. and Ernest. Mr. Himebaugh was married before to Maria Mitchel, a native of Pennsylvania. They were married in 1839; this wife died in her native State in 1850; there were four children by that marriage; one only is living—George, who lives in Wayne Township. Of the three that are dead, one—Perry—was in the war of the rebellion, a member of Co. H, 31st I.V.I.; died of chronic dysentery in 1864; was at the siege of Vicksburg, and in other engagements; was in the command of Gen. U. S. Grant, and in several battles under him. Mr. Himebaugh owns eighty acres of land in Wayne, and ten in Scotch Grove Township. He and Mrs. Himebaugh, and three of the children, are members of the M.E. Church. In politics, both himself and the boys are Republicans.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 628.


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