Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 10/29/2006 at 08:24:50
Bass, John, farmer; Sec. 17; P.O. Ogden; was born in North Carolina in the year 1833, and in 1835 was taken by his parents, Edward and Mary Bass, to Owen county, Indiana, here he lived until nineteen years of age; his parents then came to Boone county, Iowa, where they still reside, in Des Moines township; our subject moved on his present farm in 1872 and now owns 240 acres of land, upon which a large residence is being constructed; was married in 1857 to Miss M. Goetzman, a native of Ohio, she was born in 1840; they have a family of six children: Armanda, Emma, Charlie, McPherson C., Kate and Carrie; Mr. Bass is a member of the A.F. and A.M. lodge, No. 79, at Boonesboro, Iowa.
Biographies from The History of Boone County Iowa, Containing A History of the County, its Cities, Towns, &c.; Union Historical Company, Birdsall, Williams & Co., Des Moines, Iowa, 1880. Beaver Township
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