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Transcribed biography of A. N. Halladay

A. N. HALLADAY, farmer, P. O. Oakland, was born in Dearborn County, Ind., March 22, 1828, son of Asariah and Polly (Johnson) Halladay. His father was a farmer, born in New York in 1791; was a soldier in the war of 1812, and died in 1856 in La Porte County, Ind. The mother of our subject was a native of Vermont, and died in the same place as her husband, in 1860. They had nine children - six boys and three girls. Our subject received his education in Fort Wayne, Ind., and began life as a farmer. He was married, in Porter County, Ind., December 25, 1850, to Elizabeth Elliott, born in Ohio October 28, 1832, daughter of Samuel and Mary (Carter) Elliott, he born in Ohio. Our subject came to James Township in 1868, and, in 1873, purchased 120 acres of land at $8 per acre, which is now improved, and contains an orchard and a grove. He engages in general fanning. His children are six in number - Frank S., Lydia, Anna and Annis (twins), Carrie and Charley. Mrs. Halladay died March 7, 1880. She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Our subject has been Township Trustee, and has filled other offices in the township. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity, and was Master of his lodge for two years. In politics, he is a Republican.

Source: Keatley, John H. 1883. History of Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Chicago, Illinois: O. L. Baskin & company. 641 p.
Page(s) in Source: 120

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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