|LEONARD HITCHCOCK, farmer, Wayne Twp., Sec. 11; P.O. Monticello; born in Pennsylvania in 1823; came to Jones Co. in 1854. Wife's maiden name was Batchelder, a native of New Hampshire. They were married in 1862; have had six children, four are living—Mary E., J. H. Howard, Elnora N., Laura May. Mr. and Mrs. Hitchcock and three children are members of the U.P. Church. In politics, Mr. Hitchcock is a Republican; owns 160 acres; owns the land upon which stand the creamery and schoolhouse in East Wayne.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 629.
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