Clay Iowa

Clay Iowa Early Residents

Amos S. Chase came here in 1848 attempting a permanent settlement, but due to the spring floods, he decided to relocate in Little Sioux Township. His claim was utilized by Seth “Spanky” Chase. In 1853, Stephen A. Hester and family came from Jones County and settled on Hours-Shoe Lake. Job Ross, and his father’s family

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1884 Directory of Clay Iowa

Last First Section Post Office Township Business Origin Arrival County State Ashcraft Elijah 21 Modale Clay Farmer Ohio 1865 Harrison Iowa Boum W H 25 Modale Clay Farmer England 1855 Harrison Iowa Brown Chas S 13 Modale Clay Farmer/Stock Raiser New York 1855 Harrison Iowa Cook T J 23 Modale Clay Farmer Ohio 1875 Harrison

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