Transcribed from History of Labette County, Kansas and its Representative Citizens, ed. & comp. by Hon. Nelson Case. Pub. by Biographical Publishing Co., Chicago, Ill. 1901

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Hiram H. Hogge

HIRAM H. HOGGE, a native of Harrison county, Ohio, was born in 1854. He came to Labette county, Kansas, in 1874, and since that time has been one of the county's most prominent farmers. He is living in Elm Grove township, in the south half of the northwest quarter of section 3, township 34, range 19.

Robert Hogge, his father, was born in Pennsylvania, where he married Catherine DeWitt, who was a native of New Jersey. They reared four children: Phoebe A.; Hiram H.; John; and Hattie.

Hiram H. Hogge was reared in his native county, where he remained until the outbreak of the Civil War. He enlisted in Company E, 60th Reg., Ohio Vol. Inf., in February, 1864, and served until February, 1865. He then returned to Ohio, and shortly afterward removed to Illinois, where he engaged in the harness business. He remained in Illinois four years, and then returned to Ohio, and lived in Knox county for one year. He then removed to Bates county, Missouri, where he farmed for six years. Subsequently, he located in Labette county, Kansas, south of Altamont, where he lived until 1892. He then bought his present farm in Elm Grove township, which is the south half of the northwest quarter of section 3, township 34, range 19. He has made all the improvements on the farm, and it now presents a very good appearance. Mr. Hogge maintains all the modern methods of tilling the soil, and is an energetic and thrifty farmer.

The subject of this sketch married Adie Davis, who was born in Switzerland county, Indiana, in 1851. They have reared the following children: Nellie; Hattie; Lula; Hurley; Hilbert; Mollie; and Marshall. Mr. Hogge is a member of the Republican party.