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Worth, Alonzo R.


Posted By: Karon Velau (email)
Date: 7/9/2021 at 23:23:26

History of Warren County, Iowa; Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns & Etc., by Union Historical Company, 1879, p.607

WORTH, ALONZO R., Indianola, boot and shoe dealer; was born in Indiana, in 1829, and raised there, and learned the trade of wool carder; and had a mercantile experience; during the war he was employed for about two years in the Quarter- master's Department; he came to Warren county, and in 1863 engaged in his present business; and is the oldest merchant in his line in the city; as a merchant he has been very successful, and is thoroughly posted in all branches of his business; he married Miss Jane Kerr, April 17, 1857; she was born in Urbana, Ohio, and died April 1, 1863; he married for his second wife, Miss Candace Wood, in December, 1865; she was a daughter of Rev. Enoch Wood, and was born in Tippecanoe county, Ind.; they have one son: Frank E., aged twelve years.


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