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D. S. Hosford
Born 1816
D. S. HOSORD, farmer, Monticello Twp., Sec. 28; P.O. Monticello; born in Litchfield Co., Conn., in 1816; his father, Solomon Hosford, removed to Trumbull Co., Ohio, in 1830. Mr. Hosford was married to Paulina Palmer; they came to Jones Co. in 1863, and settled in Castle Grove Township, where they lived two years; thence to Bowen's Prairie, South Fork Township, Delaware Co., where he resided about seven years; settled where he now lives in the spring of 1873. Has five children—Orlando, Alonzo, Cecil, Curtis D. and Florence. Mr. Hosford has 940 acres of land; he is engaged extensively in stock-raising; he makes a specialty of the short-horn and Holstein breeds of cattle.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 670.


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