Biography of Joseph Horen
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JOSEPH HOREN, living on section 15, of Exeter, was born in Monroe, July 20, 1839, his parents being James and Ellen (Ayelward) Horen. Be enlisted as a private in Co. A, 24th Mich. Vol. Inf., in August, 1862, and was mustered out with his company as a corporal, in April, 1865. In the battle of the Wilderness he was wounded, from the effects of which he lost his right arm. April 22. 1872, he was married to Ann, daughter of Owen and Ann (Dunn) Cunningham. He is a member of Baker Post, No. 200, G. A. R., of Canton, and for three years highway commissioner of Exeter township. Jn politics he is independent; in religion, a Roman Catholic. His brother Frank was in the 27th Michigan, and was killed at the battle of Spottsylvania Court House.

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

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