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C. H. Lane
Born 1828
C. H. LANE, farmer, Hale Twp., Sec. 20; P.O. Olin; born in Ohio in 1828; came to Iowa in 1845; settled in Jones Co., Rome Township, and bought 100 acres; sold, and entered 220 acres in Hale, made all the improvements on the place; now owns 120. Has been Constable twenty years; School Director before the township was divided. In religion, liberal; in politics, Republican. Enlisted, in 1861, in the 9th I.V.I., and mustered out as Third Sergeant of Company B, in 1864. First wife, Mary Cromwell, born in New York; married in 1849; died in 1860, and had three children┬ŚMargaret (now Mrs. Byers, of Kansas), George (in Olin), Edward (in Chicago).

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 640.

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