|CLARK HUBBARD, farmer, Castle Grove Twp., Sec. 36; P.O. Monticello; was born in New Hampshire in 1824; he went to Boston, Mass., in 1849, where he lived sixteen years, engaged in the express business; in May, 1858, he came to Jones Co, and erected a house on his present farm, which he had purchased some time previous; he then returned to Boston; he located on his farm in the fall of 1864. He was married in March, 1854, to Ann S. Morse, of North Jay, Maine; they have five children—Ernest B., Stephen E., Sarah L., Edith and Henry C.; his wife died October 11, 1875. His present wife was Sarah J . Livingston, native of New Pork State; Mr. Hubbard has 290 acres of land; engaged principally in stock-raising; he gives considerable attention to growing fruit; he has on his farm a fine young orchard of apple trees, numbering about two hundred; to this orchard he has given much attention, both as to selection and cultivation; probably a finer orchard of an equal number of trees cannot be found in Jones Co.; has also other kinds of fruit, as pears, etc.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 699.
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