One of proprietors of the Le Grand Mills; born Feb. 20, 1832, in Jefferson Co., Ohio; came with his parents to this county in 1854; settled one and a half miles west from Le Grand, and exchanged that for his present home on Sec. 1, in 1876, where he has forty acres, valued at $40 per acre; he also owns, in company with Mr. W.G. Benedict, 640 acres of land, valued at $40 per acre, including mills. Was married to Anna Foglesong Aug. 30, 1856, in this county; she was born in 1834 in Darke Co., Ohio; have six children—Margaret E., Louis A., Mary E., Sarah A., Nettie and Charles. Is a member of the Friends’ Church; Republican.
p.595, 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
Copyright 2007 by Jennie Pahls