Posted By: Linnie Howell (email)
Date: 5/15/2005 at 00:27:35
CAHALAN, Daniel, farmer, Sec. 2; P. O. Castalia; born in Ireland in Oct. 1840; came to this country and Vermont in the Fall of 1850, to Washington Co., N. Y., same year, to Providence, R. I., in 1854, to Iowa and Fayette Co., in March, 1863; settled on his present farm in 1867. He was married in February, 1868, to Miss Mary A. Phalen, born in 1850, from Clayton Co., Iowa; they had four children, three living - James, born Feb. 8, 1871; Daniel, Oct. 7, 1872; John, June 23, 1874. He has held the ofice of Township Assessor two years, Township Trustee part of two years, School Director five years. He has 105 acres of land, valued at $4,000. Mr. C. has always taken a prominent part in the interests of his township schools.
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