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 605
THOMAS HANNA, the senior member of the firm of Hanna, Fitzgerald & Hughes, attorneys and counselors at law; was born in Salem, Ohio. July 15, 1820; he was brought up and received his education in Indiana; he studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1852. While living in Indiana, he married Miss Eliza Connor, a native of Kentucky, Aug. 31, 1842. They came to Iowa and located in Muscatine in 1856, and he engaged in the practice of his profession; he represents this district in the State Senate; was elected to that position in the fall of 1877; he was commissioned to take the vote of Iowa soldiers in the field during the war. Mr. and Mrs. Hanna have four children---Esther, now Mrs Fitzgerald; Jane ,Isabel, and Katie.
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