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MARY ELIZABETH HARPER HENKLE

Forest Grove Cemetery
Taylor County, Iowa
Uploaded 8/22/2008

Abraham Henkle was born November 7, 1785 in German Valley, in what is now Pendleton County, West Virginia, the son of John Justus Henkle, Jr. and Christina Negley. He married Mary Elizabeth Harper December 23, 1806 in what is now Pendleton County, West Virginia. They came to Lee County, Iowa in 1836 and after Abraham's retirement from farming, the couple came to Taylor County to live with their youngest daughter, Mary Ann Henkle Hoover. Abraham died April 7, 1873 at the Hoover homestead in Jackson Township, Taylor County, Iowa, about 9 miles southeast of Bedford, Iowa. His wife, Mary, was born September 29, 1784 in what is now Pendleton County, West Virginia, the daughter of Johan Jacob Harper and Margaret Simmons. She died April 7, 1882 at the
Hoover homestead in Jackson Township, Taylor County, Iowa.
Contributed by volunteer Julia Johnson
Photographed by David Henry
The photograph shows the side of the stone with the original information re-engraved for preservation purposes.

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