Goodman, Joseph,



                                      Farmer, Sec. 22; P.O. Edenville; born Jan. 6, 1827, in Baden, Germany; in 1848, came to Philadelphia; in 1850, removed to Chicago; in 1863, came to his present farm; owns 455 acres, valued at $25 per acre. Married Clara Blink in April, 1853; she was born in August, 1828, in Baden, Germany; had ten children, six living—Catharine, John W., Joseph C., Mary M., Charles A. and Elizabeth C. Has been School Director three years and Secretary of the School Board two years.

                                      p.588, 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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