Posted By:Joanne D. Fay
Post Date:April 16, 2000 at 14:55:28
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Forum:Clayton County, IA Genealogy Forum
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Seeking information on my gr-grandfather and 2gr-grandfather both lived in Clayton Co in the 1860's. 2gr-grandfather was Hiram Lish in Ohio.

Hiram came to Clayton Co. and bought land in Sep. 1860 and sold it in 1865. Childrens mother unknown at this time, but he had children: (possibly) Mary b.1861; my grandfather, Henry Peter Lish b.1864; (possibly) David b.1866. Hiram m.widow Harriet Draper in 1866 and in the 1870 she was listed as "head of household" in the census.

Also, in the 1870 census of Clayton Co., Mary and David were living with other families and Henry Peter was living in the county poor house.

Need to find out date of death and burial for Hiram? Who was Henry Peter's mother and what happened to her? Plus any other information on this family that might be available. Can you help?