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

ABRAHAM LONG, far., Sec.13; P. O. Wolcott, Scott Co.; born in Blair Co., Penn., Nov.3, 1832; came to Cedar Co. in 1854; remained one year, thence to Scott Co.; remained four years; came to Muscatine Co. in 1859. Married, in 1862, Miss Nancy Pursell. born in Washington Co.,Ind., in 1832; has three children----John A., Ettie E. and Frank A. Mr. Long owns 240 acres; has made most of the improvements. Members of the M. E. Church; Republican.

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