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Reuben J. Hurd
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Birth: Aug. 16, 1846
New York, USA
Death: May 20, 1923
Webster City
Hamilton County
Iowa, USA

Ruben J. Hurd son of Elisha Hills Hurd and Fanny M. Dekay

Married January 15, 1887 in Iowa to Jessie Winifred Crane

Children Lulu, Walter, Ralph, Gladys, Stanton, Howard

Reuben J. Hurd, proprietor of the Iowa Lake stock farm, section 14, Rose Grove Township, was born in Cayuga County, New York. August 16, 1817, a son of Elisha H. Hurd, an early settler of Hamilton County. When he was a small boy his partents moved to Iowa and lived in Winneshick County until 1866, when they moved to Hamilton County. He was reared a farmer and has been successful in his operations and is now one of the largest land owners in the county. His stock farm contains 1,500 acres of land well improved. Fifty acres of his land is one of the finest groves in the county, comprised of white willow, soft maple, black walnut and butternut trees. He makes a specialty of horses and cattle, and also deals extensively in swine. His farm is located six miles south of Williams. His residence is located on a beautiful building site surrounded with shade and ornamental trees, and his other farm buildings are commodions and substantial. Mr Hurd married January 15, 1881 , to Winniie J. Crane, a native of Clayon County, Iowa, daughter of James S. Crane and Mary J. Eller Crane, who are now residents of Dakota. Mr and Mrs. Hurd have three children; Lulu B, Walter L, and Ralph in Politics Mr Hurd was formerly a Republican, but now votes independent of party ties. (Biographical Record and Portrait Album of Hamilton Wright Counties, Iowa) 
 
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 Parents:
  Elisha Hills Hurd (1809 - 1879)
  Frances M. DeKay Hurd (1815 - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Jessie Winifred Crane Hurd (1861 - 1928)*
 
 Children:
  Gladys Lillian Hurd Smith (1891 - 1965)*
 
 Sibling:
  Reuben J. Hurd (1846 - 1923)
  Horace N Hurd (1857 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Graceland Cemetery
Webster City
Hamilton County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: WJH
Record added: Oct 11, 2012
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Reuben J. Hurd
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Reuben J. Hurd
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