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J.C. Meyers

grocer, Liscomb; born in Tennessee in 1842; came to this county in 1849; he broke a portion of the prairie where Marshalltown now stands. Has held offices of Town Clerk, City Councilman, and is Mayor of the city. He enlisted in the Iowa V. I., and served three years and ten months, and was in all of the battles in which the regiment was engaged. He married Miss Mary C. Gateley in 1866; she was born in Iowa; has five children--Ida B., Eva V., Nettie M., William R. and Frank I.

p.584, Liscomb 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.
(c) Copyright 2007 by Jennie Williams Pahls. Last updated on April 9, 2007.