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Wright, Isaac C.


Posted By: Karon Velau (email)
Date: 7/9/2021 at 23:28:33

History of Warren County, Iowa; Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns & Etc., by Union Historical Company, 1879, p.733

WRIGHT, ISAAC C., farmer, Greenfield Township, Sec. 35; P. O. Summerset; is a native of County Down, Ireland, born Sept. 30th, 1831, and when only a child his parents emigrated to this country and settled for a short time in Pittsburgh, and then came to Carroll county, O., where he remained till the spring of 1855, when he came to Washington county, this State, where he lived to the time of his coming to this county, in April, 1857. He was raised a farmer up to about 21 years of age, when he learned the carpenter's trade and followed it as a business until 1862, when he bought a portion of what now constitutes his present homestead of 320 acres. He was married in this county, May 13th, 1862, to Miss Ella Graham, a native of Ohio, born Nov. 23d, 1836; they have two sons and two daughters: Eddie P., born Dec. 23d, 1863; Anna M., born Oct. 23d, 1865; Albert, born Feb. 13, 1869, and Nellie, born May 3, 1874. Mr. Wright was elected to the office of County Auditor in 1873, and served for one term.


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