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William Sargent Jr. (b. 1843)

SARGENT, MITCHELL, GILSON

Posted By: Dorothy Gosse (email)
Date: 7/3/2005 at 23:40:49

Sargent, William Jr., farmer, Section 34; PO Wadena; born in Dorsetshire, England, February 3, 1843; came to this county, 1852; has 370 acres of land, valued at $10,000. Married Myram Mitchell Dec. 31, 1873; born Clayton Co., Iowa, Aug. 2, 1852; has two children --- Frankie, born March 22, 1874; Emma Maud, born March 11, 1878. Came to this country when he was 9 years old; landed in New York; shipped directly to this county; left home shortly after he learned the blacksmith trade in West Union with G. L. Gilson; worked the trade seven years; bought a farm and went to farming on his own account; has farmed and speculated in land, and has accumulated a fine property and a good home.

Page 642, "1878 History of Fayette County, Iowa"
Illyria Township


 

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