Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/20/2006 at 11:43:24
Edgar Starr, farmer, Sec 4, P O Mackey’s Grove, was born in Morris county, New Jersey, January 29, 1831, his parents removed form that state to New York, where they remained for a short time and then returned to New Jersey, in 1846 they went to Indiana, and resided there until 1851, then removing to Piatt county, Illinois, in 1854 he came to this county, and on August 20, 1861 he enlisted in company D, Tenth Iowa Infantry, at the battle of Corinth he was wounded in the hip and was discharged, October 12, 1864, March 21, 1870 he married Martha A Layton, who is a native of Butler county, Ohio, born march 12, 1840, they have one child living: William F, lost two Amanda M and an infant
1880 Boone Co History Book
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