Hiram Webb, residing on section 15, Annawan Township, where he follows the occupation of a farmer, is a native of Somerset Co., Maine, in which State he was born May 20, 1849. He was brought to this State when three years of age, in 1852, and located in Annawan township. He was united in marriage to Miss Melissa A. Sweet, Oct. 19, 1876 , Rev. Chester Covell, of the Union Church, performing the ceremony. She was born Aug. 19, 1849, at Buda, Bureau Co., Ill., and has borne her husband two children,— Clara B., born Oct., 29, 18 77 ; and Esther L., Aug. 13, 188 .

Mr. Webb has 80 acres of good land, all in an advanced state of cultivation, together with a good dwelling house, two stories high and 22 x 26 feet in dimensions. His barn is small but comfortable, and his horses are Normans and Clydesdales. His cattle are high grade Durhams. He is meeting with success in his chosen vocation, agriculture, and is one of the progressive farmers and respected citizens of his township. Politically, he is a Republican.


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