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G. L. Himebaugh
Born 1841
G. L. HIMEBAUGH, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Monticello; born in Pennsylvania in 1841; came to Jones Co, in 1854, with his parents, where he has since resided; was in the war of the late rebellion; a member of the 9th I.V.I., Co. D; enlisted in August, 1861; discharged in April, 1862; was sick with typhoid fever while out; was taken sick while on the boat, going South, and was sick forty-five days, and in the hospital, and was in the hospital at Pacific City thirty days, with mumps, and was sick a good deal of the time while in the service, and was unable to do active duty. His wife's maiden name was Mary Heastey, a native of Ohio. They were married September 28, 1865; have had four children, three of whom are living—Arthur Eugene, Jeanette Florence, Mitchel Walter. Mr. Himebaugh and wife are members of the U.P. Church. Mr. Himebaugh holds the office of Ruling Elder in the Church. He has been Assessor, Trustee and Clerk of his town at different times; he is a Republican. Owns eighty-two acres of land, and eight acres of timber in Scotch Grove.

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


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