Lacey, Joseph,



                                      Retired, Edenville; born April 15, 1800, in New York; when an infant he came with his parents to Fairfield Co., Conn; in 1859, came to Marshall Co., Iowa; in 1865, came to their present home; they own 134 acres, also their house and store and eight lots in Edenville. Married Mrs. Mary Swartout, daughter of George Monlux, July 20, 1865; she was born Jan. 20, 1825, in Washington Co., Ohio; she has five children by a former marriage—Pamilia F., Edgar P., Melvin L., Charles B. and Azro N. Swartout. Mr. Swartout enlisted in 1862, in Co. K, 23d Iowa V.I., and died Aug. 17, 1863, of a disease contracted in the army. Aaron A., enlisted in March, 1864, in the 32d Iowa V.I., died March 13, 1864. Mr. Lacy has been three years Postmaster. Are members of the M.E. Church.

                                      p.589, 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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