Posted By: Doris Challis (email)
Date: 12/22/2003 at 20:07:15
Annals of Iowa, Vol. XIV, No. 11, Third Series (pp. 82-94)
THE COALPORT HOME GUARDS, by Hon. Charles J. Fulton. "Oliver Toothaker was a son of John Toothaker. John Toothaker was born in Maine, was a soldier in the War of 1812 and died at Lockridge Oct. 10, 1886.....Oliver moved first to Mount Ayr, Iowa, then to Ogallala, Nebraska, and then to Des Moines, Iowa, where he died. He is buried at Lockridge. His nephew and John's grandson, Charles, W., an Iowan by birth, enlisted Jan. 20, 1864, in Co. M, Fourth I.V.C., and was mustered out Aug. 8, 1865 at Atlanta, Georgia."
Transcribed by Doris Challis from Jefferson County Records, Vol. 6. Not related to the subject.
Jefferson Obituaries maintained by Joey Stark.
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