Biography of E. M. Hiatt
Anderson Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





E. M. Hiatt, Whose portrait appears in this work, was born in Lincoln county, Kentucky, March 4, 1831. When he was eleven years of age, he, with his parents, moved to Montgomery county, Missouri Here he resided on his father's farm until he was fifteen years of age, attending the district school during the winters, when his health failed by reason of an attack of congestive chills. He then attended school until he was twenty one years of age when he engaged in teaching until 1854. During this year he crossed the plains with ox teams, arriving in El Dorado county in September of that year, where he was occupied in mining for three years. In 1857 he engaged in merchandising at Shingle Springs, and followed this occupation for three years. We next find him in Yolo county loaning money. He remained here in this business until 1867, when he purchased and moved to the ranch where he now resides, at Yorkville, Mendocino county. The ranch consists of one thousand five hundred and sixty acres. He is now engaged in raising sheep, farming, and loaning money. He was married November 12, 1861, to Miss Elizabeth Ledford a native of Missouri, born July 18, 1847; and by this union they have eight children: Charles M., born June 18, 1863; John W., born October 30, 1865; Theophilus L., born February 7, 1868; Edwin B., born March 18, 1870; Mary O., born March 3, 1872; Rosa M., born August 21, 1874; Mattie E., born July 10, 1877; Minnie E., born January 20, 1880.

From:
History of Mendocino County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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