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Biographical History of Montgomery and Adams Counties, Iowa Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1892
Harvey Eno, deceased, was among the early settlers of Carl township, Adams county. He located here in 1873 and made this place his home until the time of his death.
Following is a brief outline of his life.
Harvey Eno was born in Onondaga county, New York, June 9, 1837, son of Ira and Esther Eno, both of English ancestry. He was reared on a farm and received his education in the common schools. In early life he learned the trade of mason, which he followed for some years. On arriving at manhood, he came west, and in Bureau county, Illinois, was married to Esther Sheldon, who was born in Lake county, Ohio, near Cleveland. At the age of thirteen years she moved with her parents to Bureau county, Illinois, where she grew to womanhood. Her parents, Samuel and Emma (Vickry) Sheldon, the former a native of Vermont and the latter of New York, subsequently came to Adams county, Iowa, where they passed the rest of their lives and died. Mr. Eno lived in Bureau county two years after his marriage. He then west East and spent three years in New York. His next move was to Clinton county, Iowa, in 1867; thence, in 1873, to Adams county, where he bought 160 acres of land and lived on it until the time of his death, November 20, 1883. He was a good citizen and a man who had the respect of all who knew him. He left a widow and nine children. The latter area as follows: William Moores, of Carl township, this county; Hattie, wife of Homer Ray of Nuckolls county, Nebraska; Ed. W., also of Nuckolls county, Nebraska; Emma, wife of William Morrison of Adair county, Iowa; and Joseph, Nettie A., Albert, James D. and Howard.
Mrs. Eno has a fine farm of 200 acres, having added forty acres to the land her husband had purchased. Her comfortable cottage home is located on a natural building site and is surrounded by a beautiful lawn, orchard and grove. Everything on [the] premises is in good shape and shows enterprise and prosperity. Mrs. Eno is a woman who has passed through many trials, and has always proved herself equal to any emergency. She is a devoted Christian and a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Carl.
26 Jan 2003 Contributed by Susie Martin-Rott (who typed it up) on the Onondaga Co. NY List . Passed along by dhoskins to the NE Roots List.
© 2003 for NEGenWeb Project by S. Martin-Rott