H. C. Dall lived in Maple Township, Ida County, Iowa and was a resident since 1881. He was born in that portion of Denmark which became a part of Germany in 1864. The date of his birth was July 31, 1845. He was the son of C. H. and Elizabeth (Iverson) Dall. He was raised in Denmark, attending school from the time he was seven until he was fourteen. In 1872, at the age of 27 years, he left his native land and came to America and settled in Lee County, Illinois. He engaged in farming on rented land.
In 1881, he came to Ida County, Iowa, and the same year purchased a farm in Section 8, Maple Township. Mr. Dall was married in Lee County, Illinois, January 7, 1875, to Miss M. K. Schmidt, a native of Denmark. She was the daughter of C. H. and K. M. (Hansen) Schmidt, natives of that country.
Mr. and Mrs. Dall had 5 children: Christ H., Henry C., Carrie May, Elizabeth, and an infant son.