Farmer; P.O. Edenville; was born in Canada May 5, 1827. Married Miss
Barbara Stevenson in Fulton Co., Ill., Dec. 11, 1853; she was born in Ohio
June 29, 1839; they moved to this county in 1866; their children are John S.,
born Sept. 11, 1854; Mary C., born June 23, 1857; she married D.T. Hall June
28, 1875; Charles Henry, born Feb. 16, 1858; Franklin, born Dec. 22, 1859; Margaret Anna,
born May 12, 1863; George, born Oct. 8, 1864; James Albert, born July 16, 1869.
Mr. Filer owns eighty acres of land. He is a Republican in politics.
p.587, Eden 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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