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Date of Birth 8 Feb 1845 In Hampton Illinois
Date of death 2 Jan 1930 at home in Lomax Illinois
Adoptive parents Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Marsden
Military Service Company G 20 th Regiment of the Illinois Infantry Volunteers
Married Mary E. Laman 1867 who died 9 April 1880
Children with Mary are Hatty, Thomas, John R., Edwin A. and Harry L.
Married Emma Huff 1881
Children with Emma-four daughters
Survivors: his wife Mrs Emma Johnson, one sister Mrs Mary Cox of Garden City, Kansas, Three sons, John
R,Harry L,Edward A all of Clarinda, Iowa. One stepson B.Clyde of California, Five daughters,Mrs Heddy A
Smith of Davenport, Iowa, Mrs Estella Mauer, Mrs Lorena Pence and Mrs Mary Alice Smith all of Lomax
Community and Miss Maggaret of Burlington, Iowa.