McCord, Robert C.,
Farmer, Sec. 8; P.O.
Marshalltown; owns 245 acres of land, valued at $30 per acre; born June 16,
1830, in Washtenaw Co., Mich.;
his parents moved to Steuben Co., Ind., in 1839, and in 1847, he went to Erie
Co., Ohio, where he made his home till 1854, when he returned to Steuben Co.,
Ind., in the Fall, and the following Spring, went to Fillmore Co., Minn., near
Spring Valley; came from there to this county in 1874. Married Julia A. Ham
Aug. 20, 1856, in Minnesota; she was born
March 4, 1835, in New York;
have four children living—Henry A., William D., Delbert H. and George B., lost
three—Julia K., Rosa B. and John A. Mr. McCord enlisted in 1864 in Co. I, 11th
and was in the service eleven months. Is a member of the M.E. Church; Democrat.
p.597, 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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