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 662

MRS.MARY REYBURN, owns farm of 120 acres in Sec. 35; P. O. Letts; Mrs. Reyburn was born in Armstrong Co., Penn., in 1809. She married in 1825 Collin Reyburn, who was born in Pennsylvania in 1803; they came to Cedar Township 1841; bought and settled on the farm where Mrs. Reyburn now lives in 1846; Mr. Reyburn died June 7, 1874; Mrs. Reyburn has had ten children, six still living---Sarah E., Mary J.(now Mrs. Henry Ferry, of Dakota), Samuel, James E., Hiram (married Florence White), and Janette (now Mrs. Martha Reyburn). Maidson enlisted in the 11th I. V. I..; was killed at battle in 1862.

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