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 684
ALEXANDER DALLAS, farmer, Sec. 22; P. O. Atalissa; son of Peter and Margaret (Andrews) Dallas; owns eighty acres of land, valued at $50 per acre; born March 16, 1845, in Allegheny City, Penn.; in the fall of 1861, came to this county. Married Miss Elma Wilkinson, daughter of George R. and Maria Wilkinson, Aug. 11, 1875; she was born July 29, 1854, in Belmont Co., Ohio; have three children--James A., born June 29, 1876; Emma, Jan. 7, 1878, and Mary, Feb. 18, 1879. Politics, Republican.
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