Muscatine County Iowa

Here is what the abbreviations in the bios stand for: far: farm; Co.: company or county; dir: dealer; IVA: Iowa Volunteer Artillery; IVC: Iowa Volunteer Cavalry; IVI: Iowa Volunteer Infantry; P.O.: Post Office; S. or Sec.: section; and st.: street.

Source: History of Muscatine County Iowa, Biographical Section, 1879, page 596

CORNELIUS CADLE, retired; is a native of New York City; born March 22, 1809; he spent one year learning the cabinet trade; lived there until 30 years of age; came to Iowa in August, 1843, and settled in Muscatine; he built the first steam saw-mill ever built here, and has been engaged in the saw-milling and lumber business until within the past few years; since then, he has retired from active business. He has held office of City Alderman, and is now holding the office of County Supervisor, he was Deputy County Treasurer for three years. He married Miss Abigail Larrabee, of Masssachusetts, in 1835; she died in 1847, leaving four children--- Cornelius, Jr., Edward, William and Charles; he married Ruth Lamphrey, a native of Maine but brought up in Boston, in 1849; they have two children--- Henry and Abbie. Mr. Cadle had three sons in the army---Cornelius Jr., was Adjutant General of the 17th Army Corps under Gens. McPherson and Ramsom; William was in the 2d I. V. C. and held commission of Captain, and Charles was also in the 2d I. V. C..; Cornelius is in Alabama, Edward in California, William is in Chicago. Charles in Victor, Iowa and Henry in Princeton, Mo.

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