Biography of Charles A. Sweatt
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Sweatt, Charles A., Hopkinton, was born in New Hampshire, August 18, 1835, a son of John and Susan (Putnam) Sweatt, of New Hampshire, who came to the town of Hopkin ton in 1844 and settled on the farm now owned by Mrs. Sweatt. They went to Iowa in 1864 and there lived and died, he in 1883 and his wife in 1882. Charles A. was educated in time public school and engaged in farming. He pwned the homestead, to which he added eighty acres, making 160 acres in all, He was a Republican and served as assessor six years. His father was a farmer and minister, preaching in the Free Will Baptist church of Hopkinton, which he founded, and which his son always attended and supported. Mr. Sweatt married in 1854 Cornelia Kimpton, a native of Vermont, and a daughter of Josiah and Jerusha (Nay) Kimpton, of Vermont, who came here in 1844, where they have since lived. Mr. and Mrs. Sweatt have had one daughter, Lora J., wife of Charles Brown, of Stockholm, and they have one son, Floyd S. Mr. Brown resides with his daughter on the old homestead. He was a clerk in Bicknellville for a number of years, and also clerked for Miller & Ober some time at Fort Jackson.

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