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Transcribed biography of Hiram N. Woodward

Hiram N. Woodward, a native of Ohio, was born on the 4th of August, 1837. His parents moved to different places, and finally to Valparaiso, Porter county, Indiana, where he lived for thirty years on a farm. He was a soldier during the civil war, enlisting in 1863. Started for Pike's Peak during the gold excitement, but was among the fortunate ones that never reached the scene of disappointment. He came to his present home in section eleven, in October, 1879, where he has lived, giving his attention to the improvement of his farm. He was married on the 4th of December, 1862, to Miss Elizabeth J. Skinner, who was born in Vermont. They have had a family of seven children; five are living.

Source: Winchell, N. H., Edward D. Neill, J. Fletcher Williams, and Charles S. Bryant. 1881. History of the Upper Mississippi Valley. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Minnesota Historical Society. 717 p.
Page(s) in Source: 440

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