Farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Edenville; born March 16, 1839, in Franklin Co., Ohio; in 1841, came to
Ogle Co., Ill., with his parents; in 1848, returned to Ohio; in 1860, returned
to Ogle Co.; in 1866, removed to his present farm; owns 120 acres of land, valued
at $25 per acre. Married Elizabeth Graham in 1861; she was born Feb. 12, 1841,
and died May 1, 1873; has three children, two of whom are living—Ida M. and
Charles A.; second marriage to Salinda J. Chamberlin
Dec. 24, 1873; she was born May 29, 1848, in New Hampshire; have one child,
born June 11, 1878.
--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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