Note: +BIOGRAPHY From the obituary, Malvern Leader: June 27, 1922 M. C. Harover, pioneer of Henderson community passed away Thursday, funeral Sunday. Friends in Mills Co. were greatly saddened to learn of the death of one of their pioneer citizens, M. C. Harover who had passed away in his home that morning. Mr. Harover had been crippled for many years, and in very poor health the past few months. Funeral services were conducted on the lawn of the home, and burial was made in the Henderson cemetery. Milburn C. Harover was born May 13, 1861, at Carrollton KY, near Frankfort. At the age of 9 years he was left without a mother and lived among relatives until the year 1880, when he came to Iowa at the age of 19. He arrived in Emmerson with a capitol of two cents. He married Flora Wearin, February. 15, 1882 and to this union was born Milburn Bo Harover. After his marriage he engaged in farming and stock raising. In 1887 he was left alone by the death of his wife. February. 28, 1889 he was married to Ellia M. Ellis of Aberdeen OH, and to this union was born six children. Aug. 1, 1891 he established Citizens State Bank in Henderson in which he had much pride. H.K. Forsythe was the president and Milburn was the cashier. Later he became President of the bank and his son Gwynne was the cashier. He served in this capacity until his death. He was also a long time agent for the Hartford Insurance Company and frequently received commendations for the volume of business written. He Also opened a dry goods store adjacent to the bank, named Ina M. Owens & Co., which was operated by Octavia Harover. Mr. Harover was a man who helped to build Henderson and the community, worked for all good causes and was known as the poor man's friend. He had been the school treasurer since the bank was established. Milburn's second marriage was to Ellia, she was his first cousin. Milburn's grand parents Alexander and Mary Ann had several children, one was named Cassandra. Cassandra married William R. Ellis and their daughter was Ellia.
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