Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/20/2006 at 09:32:04
Columbus Richardson, farmer and stock raiser, Sec 17, P O Pilot Mound, was born in the state of Indiana, August 5, 1844, and when five years of age moved to Dodge township this county, he was here educated and when eighteen years of age went out upon the frontier, building block houses for the protection of the settlers against the Indians, in 1864 he enlisted in company A, Sixth Iowa infantry and remained in service until 1865, when he was honorably discharged, he then returned to his home in this county, and followed farming his farm consists of 160 acres, he was married in Boone county, April 9, 1874, too Miss Margaret Crim, they have four children: George O (born February 25, 1875), Jennie (born October 12, 1876), Fannie (born March 19, 1878), and Harly Eugene (born February 19, 1880)
1880 Boone co History Book
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