Henry Fiddler Death
Henry Fidd^iv The df-alh of Henry Fiddler at Williams, Tuesday morning Dcce.ml.er 1, which was mentioned, in these columns columns last week, marks the P :l ^i'iH ! away of niu.'of th'! the very earliest pioneers of llardln count}', if not the earliest, who had survived up to that lime. Mr. fiddler was born in Pennsylvania Pennsylvania in 1823, married Mbss Francis JKX), brliiKiutf with him his wifes ii.uther, brothers and sisters, Mr. George having proceeded them a short i.-lme L--I look up a location In the then far west. In IS5ii Mr. Fiddler was elected .slu'illl of Harrtln county, u pu-.iliun which he tilled With credit for four years, being obliged to make several , ' trips to D^s Mniiies and Ft. .Madison for llie Incarcoriition or prisoners as there were no ueai^r jails at thai, time. As laic a? IHii.l there was a tiill tree on the homestead southeast, of lowii J^alls in the topmost branch of Which a'pilirof bald eagles Were I safely nested and which Mr. Fiddler . djdnot allow to lie disturbed. They have doubtless lon^ since taken their lust flight and po^r their old-tnue> protector,hiispansed away butthe stur fly Americanism of the n,an, lypctled hy the ln.l(}ent has beon safely en**trusted en**trusted txt the keeping of the four ., * . . , | W.ns and four dauKhters who survive , him.