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Charles Francis Linnan - 1904


Posted By: LuAnn Goeke (email)
Date: 10/21/2009 at 21:30:29

Linnan, Charles Francis (b. 1868), is a native of Warren county and located with his brother in Dover township in 1882. In 1891 he went to Texas and remained two years. In 1894 he became a partner in the general store of Crahan, Linnan & Co., and continued in the mercantile business until 1899, when he embarked in the real estate business. He is now the owner of a pretty home in Fonda and 550 acres of land in the vicinity. In 1894 he was nominated for the office of clerk of the court and received the largest vote cast in this county for any democratic candidate that year.

In 1897 he married Emma, daughter of James A. Carroll, and his family consists of two children, James M. and Ruth Frances. Mary Linnan, after a residence of seven years in this county, married Thomas E. McCahill and lives in Warren county. James Linnan, an uncle of Michael, has been a resident of Fonda since 1895. - 1904 The Pioneer History of Pocahontas County, Iowa, by Robert Elliott Flickinger, Pg 584.


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