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W.C. Maley


Posted By: Jacie Thomsen (email)
Date: 3/3/2010 at 11:45:23

History of Cedar County Iowa 1878, Biography Fremont Township Section,
page 708 and 709

Maley, W.C., retired, Stanwood; born in West Virginia in 1815; came to
Warren county, Ill., in 1836 and in 1869, removed to this county. He
married Miss Lydia A. Johnson in 1840, who was born in Ohio; she died in
1845. In 1847 he married Miss Margaret Giles of Warren co., Ill.; she died
in 1852. His third wife was Nancy J. Badgett, who was born in Tennessee.
While living in Warren county, he was elected Supervisor and in 1860 was
elected to the State Legislature by the counties of Warren and Henderson.
In company with William Preston and S.H. Maley, he laid out the town of
Stanwood, donating forty acres of land, one-half to officers of the C &
N.W.R.R. He has sold his land, excepting fifty acres adjoining the town,
on which he now lives. He has three children- John H., Juliet and
Margaret. John H. enlisted in the 83d I.V.I in the late war and served
until discharged.


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