Forrey, David B.,



                                      Farmer, Sec. 8; P.O. Timber Creek; owns 127 acres of land valued at $40 per acre; born Jan. 29, 1833, in Coshocton Co., Ohio; parents moved from there to Henry Co., Ind., in 1838, and to Putnam Co. in 1853, and from there to this county in the Spring of 1860. At his country’s call, he enlisted in Company H, 13th Iowa V.I., in Oct., 1861, and served during the war nearly four years; he participated in the battles of Shiloh, siege of Vicksburg, and was also with Sherman’s army on his march to the sea; also at the battle and surrender of Johnston’s army. Married Mary J. Chambers March 24, 1864; she was born Oct. 10, 1842, in Pennsylvania; have seven children—Nancy M., Wilmer H., Charlotte E., Martha J., Heber B., Trecy B. and Davie S. Mr. Forrey came on his present farm in 1874. Is a member of the M.E. Church; Republican.

                                      p.594, 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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