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1883 History of
Franklin and Cerro Gordo Counties, Iowa


Osman BURDICK located on section 4 of Lake township. He is a resident on a tract of land originally entered by E. A. TUTTLE. Mr. BURDICK purchased of Moses STEWART in January, 1869. He was born in 1840 in Madison Co., N. Y., and came with his father, Perrin BURDICK, to Rock Co., Wis., when eight years of age. His father lives with him. His mother died when he was but two years of age. The family removed from Wisconsin to Clayton Co., Iowa, and soon after to Bremer county. They next moved to Floyd county and eventually settled as stated. Mr. BURDICK'S farm contains 160 acres. He married Adeline RICE, sister of James A. RICE. She was born in Illinois. Their children are - Elmer and Clara.

SOURCE: History of Franklin and Cerro Gordo Counties, Iowa. p. 878. Union Publishing Co. Springfield IL. 1883.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, February of 2011



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