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 635

D. M. FUNK, blacksmith and farmer, Sec. 3; P. O. Pine Mills; born in Dauphin Co., Penn., Feb. 23, 1828; removed to Muscatine in 1850; then to Tipton, Cedar Co.; thence to Linn Co.; returned to Muscatine Co., and settled where he now lives. Married Miss Barbara Blessing in 1851; born in Dauphin Co., Penn., May 22, 1830; have eleven children--Mary B., John H., Catherine A., Nancy E., Amanda J., Elizabeth D., Ida M., Magdalena, Lavinia, Frederick D. and Barbara A. Members of the M. E. Church; Mr. Funk is a Democrat.

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