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 657
C. HERRICK, farmer, Sec 11; P. O. Blue Grass; was born in New York in 1849, where he resided until he was 7 years old, removing thence with his parents to Iowa; located in Scott Co., near Davenport; remained two years; removed thence to Muscatine Co., where he has remained, improving the farm on which he now resides, consisting of 120 acres. ( His father Steven Herrick was born in New York in 1811; his mother was Miss Gertrude Briece, also a native of New York.) Mr. H. married in February 1879, Miss Eva Fry. daughter of Henry Fry. Mr. H. is a stanch Republican.
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