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
HENRY PARR, far., Sec.33; P. O. Pleasant Prairie; born in Licking Co., Ohio, Sept. 18, 1812; came West in 1835; attended the land-sales in Chicago; thence to Scott Co., Iowa, where he worked at blacksmithing for some time ; in 1846, removed to Muscatine Co, and settled where he now resides. Married on April 10, 1839, Miss Amanda Daniel, a native of North Carolina, born in 1819; their children are---Malvina, Rebecca, Henry and Sarah B,; deceased--- William, Samuel, Mary and Maria. Mr. P. is a Republican; Mrs. P. is a member of the Baptist Church.
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