Source: The History of Madison County, Iowa, containing A History of the County. Its Cities, Towns & C., Union Historical Company, Des Moines; !879. (reproduction 1976, sponsored by The Women of the United Methodist Church, Peru, Iowa.)
HENKLE, JOHN, farmer, Sec. 11; P.O. Winterset; born in Campbell county, Virginia, August 30, 1819; when seven of age his parents removed to East Tennessee, where they lived two years, and then emigrated to Putnam county, Indiana, in 1828; while there he learned the trade of tanner and currier, which business he followeduntil his coming to Iowa; he married Joan BONDURANT February 24, 1842; she died April 30, 1850; she left two children: Joseph resides a Deadwood, and Elizabeth (now Mrs. Peter LYNCH); he married again to Susanna GUILLIAMS in November, 1853; they emigrated to this county June 8, 1855, and located where he now lives; came in wagon and was one month on the road; his wife died the following July; Left one daughter: Surilda, now Mrs. James Goff, living in Putnam county, Indiana; he married again to his present wife in July, 1858; her maiden name was Mary M. MOSER, a native of Ohio; they have three daughters: Joanna, Katura Andromeda and Minnie F.; owns a farm of 160 acres.
I have good reason to believe that Mary M. Moser was the sister of my greatgrandfather. I am researching my ggrandfather and his siblings and would like to make contact with members of this family.
I have seen their surname spelled Hinkle as well as Henkle.