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Elizabeth Thornbrugh


Posted By: Pat Hochstetler (email)
Date: 2/25/2019 at 11:28:02

Elizabeth Thornbrugh, Scott Twp., farming, Sec. 7; P.O. Winterset; widow of James, who was born in Ohio October 1, 1812, but was raised in Putnam county, Indiana; Mrs. Thornbrugh’s maiden name was Fiddler; she was born in Nelson county, Ky., October 22, 1813, but was also raised in Putnam county, Indiana, where she was married to Mr. Thornbrugh September 13, 1835; in September, 1846, they came to this county and were among the first settlers; the year following they settled on the farm they now occupy, and have lived there ever since; Mr. Thornbrugh died December 12, 1851; there are three sons now living: Lemuel, James C. and Charles; the home farm contains 120 acres.

Taken from the book “History of Madison County Iowa 1879” pages 587, 588.


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