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McQuoid Branch

Abraham VanFleet
B.MAR 4, 1817 D.SEP 16, 1870 Ten Children: William, Getty, Aaron, Mary, Julia, Thomas, Baby died infancy. Second wife Alvira Van Treese: four children George, Jerry, Clarence

Van Fleet, Abraham, farmer and stock-raiser, Sec. 35; P.O. Lebanon; born in Hunterdon Co., N. J., March 4, 1817; in 1836, moved to Franklin Co., Ohio; in 1842, to Iowa, and settled on his present farm. Married Mattie Berger October, 1835; she was born in Hunterdon Co., N. J., Aug. 1, 1811, and died Sept. 16, 1870; had six children; one died in infancy; another, William, was a member of Co. F., 2d Iowa V. I., and died of typhoid fever in the hospital at Mound City, Ill., Feb. 24, 1862; the living are Getty M., Aaron, Mary, Julia and Thomas. He married Alvira Van Treese June 15, 1871. She was born in Franklin Co., Ind., Dec. 22, 1840; had four children; three living--George, Jerry and Clarence. He owns 180 acres of land, valued at $6,000.

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