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1890 Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Story County, Iowa

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F., born October 3, 1889. The Doctor's brother, Lucien, married Nancy A. Dodge, September 11, 1865, but she died November 3, 1876, without issue. Horace D. married Miss Lura E. Landon, November 21, 1878, and has two children: Lucy, born May 4, 1885, and a son born May 14, 1890. Dr. Charles W. Allen received excellent opportunities in his youth and early manhood, and his literary education was received in Dartmouth College, an institution he attended during 1875, after which he entered the University of Vermont, at Burlington, and was graduated from the same in June, 1879. During the fall of that year he traveled, and later he began the study of medicine in the Toledo School of Medicine, at Toledo, O. In the spring of 1880 he returned to Vermont, and finished his medical education in the University, graduating in June, 1882, receiving the degree of A. M. in course. On the 16th of August, 1882, he was married to Miss Angie L. Stewart, a daughter of E. B. Stewart, of Vergennes, Vt. They now have two children : Carlton Stewart, who was born on the 4th of July, 1884, and Mary Harriet, born April 7, 1889. Dr. Allen first settled down to practicing his profession at Bristol, Vt., but in January, 1883, came to Gilbert, Story County, Iowa, and the following year settled in Story City, where he has been a successful medical practitioner ever since. Socially he is connected with the State Medical Society, the Central District Medical and the Story County Medical Societies. In his political views he is a Republican, and has been mayor of Story City for two terms. He is a worthy member of the Congregational Church, and his wife belongs to the Baptist Church of Ames.

Oley Apland (deceased). Mr. Apland was one of the much esteemed and respected citizens of Union Township, and as an agriculturist was a complete success, having made a competence by this occupation. He was born in Norway in July, 1828, received his education in that country, and in 1854 emigrated to America, locating first in Kendall County, Ill., and then in Story County, Iowa. He supported the Republican ticket, was a thorough partisan, and held a number of local positions, viz.: township trustee, school director, etc. He was a devoted member of the Lutheran Evangelical Church, and his death was not only mourned by his relatives, but by all who were favored with his acquaintance. He was in every way a worthy man and citizen. His remains rest in the Fjiedberg Cemetery, where a beautiful monument stands at his head, erected by his loving wife and family. Mrs. Anna Apland (the widow of Oley Apland) was also a native of Norway, born September 10, 1838, and the eldest of nine children, who are named as follows: Anfen Ersland, Martha (married Andrew Nelson, a farmers and now resides in Polk County), Elias (was in the United States service, and died during the Rebellion), Carrie (died at the age of about twenty-eight years, and was the wife of Erick Viland, a farmer), Isabelle (resides in Iowa, and is the wife of Oley Nelson, who is a general merchant and grain dealer), Amos Ersland (single, resides in Iowa, and is a lumber dealer). There were two half-brothers, Hector Mason (who is a farmer, married, and resides in Polk County) and Morris Mason ( who is married and resides in Polk County, where he tills the soil). The parents of these children were both natives of Norway, and both are now deceased. The father was a farmer. Mrs. Apland received her education in Norway, and in 1853 was married to Mr. Oley Apland in Story County. The fruits of this union were fourteen children, nine living: Ole O. (is a farmer of Story County, and married Miss Julia Storhew), Knute (married Tomina Erickson, resides in Story County, engaged in farming),

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