Arnold, Richard,



                                      Le Grand, dealer in fancy groceries, fruits, house plants, etc.; also express agent and Notary Public, which position he has held for twelve years; was born in Wood Co., West Va., Aug. 31, 1822; his parents moved to Washington Co., Ohio, when he was about 1 year old. Came to Linn Co., Iowa, in the Fall of 1856, and to Marshall Co. in 1858; settled in Marietta; came to Le Grand in 1864, where he has since resided. Was married to Elizabeth Kesler Sept. 10, 1845; she died March 22, 1857, leaving husband and four children to mourn her loss—William K., Alonzo B., Levi G. and Roxena; again married Catharine Glasshave, by whom he has five children—Jacob B., George, Ora M., and Oscar; lost one, Elizabeth. Mr. Arnold is a member of the Order of A., F. & A.M. Republican.

                                      p.591, Le Grand Township




                             --Taken from “The History of Marshall County Iowa, Containing A History of the County, its Cities, Towns, &r.,” and published by Western Historical Company of Chicago in 1878.


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