Born June, 1828
|MICHAEL HOFACRE, farmer, Monticello Twp., Sec. 16; P.O. Monticello; was born in Stark Co., Ohio, in June, 1828; in 1848, he removed to Paulding Co., in that State. He was married to Rebecca J. Clemmer, born in Defiance Co., Ohio; they came to Jones Co. the same year, 1854; he bought his present farm the same year; he has 320 acres; has nine children—Joseph M., Olive C., Frank M., George A., Cornelia E., Philena E., Anna A., Nellie N. and Jessie; lost two children in infancy.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 670.
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