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 664

WILLIAM KELLEY, far., Sec.17; P. O. Stockton; born in Baltimore Co., Md., Aug. 12, 1803. Married Miss Prudence Williams Oct.11, 1829; born in Baltimore Co., Md., Aug 12, 1808; In 1830, removed to Holmes Co., Ohio; thence to Muscatine Co. in 1867, and settled where he now resides; has seven children--- Ruth A (now Mrs. Aultman), Elizabeth (now Mrs. McGarvey), Samuel G., James B., Amanda J., and five dead---Lovelace W., died in the army; William S., wounded at the battle of Stone River, and died from the effects; Thomas A., wounded at the battle of Vicksburg and died of his wounds; Columbus and John G. Members of the U. B. Church. Mr. K. was on survey of the first railroad in the United States.

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