Biography of Charles Hempstead
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CHARLES HEMPSTEAD, a farmer of London, Mich., was born in Chautauqua county, N. Y., May 10, 1823. His parents came to Ohio when he was ten veers old. When he was 21 his parents moved to Livingston county, Mfch., trading their Ohio land for a farm in Michigan. In 1849 they sold their farm and went to Jackson county, where they had a farm of eighty acres. June 24, 1857, he married Sarah Fisk, of Lenawee county, Mich. She was born in Marion county, September 28. 1838. November, 1884, they moved to the town of London, and have since resided there. Four children have been born to them: Franklin, born June 9, 1867; Darwin C., born October 30, 1869, died July 31, 1887, aged nearly 18 years; Lillis P., born May 22, 1871; Jennie, born February 24, 1879.

From:
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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