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227. Henry A. WISHARD212,213 was born on 25 February 1859 in Iowa.119,207,214 He died in 1950 at the age of 91.

In 1880, Henry Wishard was living in a hotel/rooming house in Bloomfield. He was listed as a retail grocer, age 21, b. Iowa. Father b. KY and mother b. Indiana.

Married Dora Bell Devault, 14 Oct 1880, Davis Co. He was 22, Dora was 17. His parents given as Wm. Wishard & Margaret Breeding. Her parents stated as Jacob Devault and Margaret [no maiden name given]

1895 Iowa State Census.
Henry A. Wishard, age 36, Bloomfield, Davis Co.

1900 Census, Bloomfield.
Henry, b. Feb 1859. Married 20 years. Born Iowa, father b. KY, mother b. IN.
Dora B. b. Jan 1863, three children, b. Ohio as were her parents.
Ollie D. daughter, b. Jul 1881. Harry, son, b. Mar 1887. Daughter Hazel D. b. Jul 1894.

Henry A. WISHARD and Dora Bell DEVAULT were married on 14 October 1880 in Davis County, Iowa.2,83 Dora Bell DEVAULT was born on 24 June 1864 in Ohio.2,83,111,112 She died in 1935 at the age of 71 in Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa.111

I found Sarah Wishard living with the family of Jacob DeVault in 1880. She was age 18 and listed as a boarder. Jacob DeVault was age 59, b. Ohio, his father b. VA, his mother born in PA. His wife Margaret was age 55, b. Ohio, her father b. VA, her mother b. Ohio. Son Geo. W. was age 21, born in Ohio. Daughter Mary E. age 18, b. Ohio and daughter Dora age 16, b. Ohio. Dora would marry Sarah's brother Henry later that same year. Anna DeVault who had an illegitimate daughter by Henry's brother George was probably a sister to Dora though I could not find Anna in 1880 in the census - Jacob testifited on behalf of Anna that George had told him he was the father of the child.

Buried in IOOF Cemetery in Bloomfield.

Henry A. WISHARD and Dora Bell DEVAULT had the following children:

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Ollie D. WISHARD83 was born in July 1881 in Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa.83,213

Married Phil H. Palmer. Lived in Kokomo IN at time of application.

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Harry WISHARD (private).213

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Hazel D. WISHARD (private).213

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Helen F. WISHARD was born in 1904 in Iowa.112