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 665

J. E. ROBB, farmer, Sec. 29 ; P. O. Pleasant Prairie; son of Robert and Ann Robb; was born in Rush Co., Ind., June 20, 1829. Married Miss Elmira Freeman Dec. 2, 1849; daughter of Benjamin and Mary Freeman; born in Marion Co., Ind., October 18, 1829. Mr. R. came to Muscatine Co. in June, 1850; has four children--- Hattie, Mary, Wilson, and Elmer. Mr. R. has served on the Board of County Supervisors twelve years and has held most all the offices of the township. Served in the Rebellion, in the 14th I. V. I.,Co. C, and is a stanch Republican.

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