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 639
J. G. SCRIBNER, far., Sec. 33; P. O. Sweetland Center; was born in Carroll, N. H., June 12, 1810; removed to Muscatine Co. in 1854. He married Miss Eliza Plumer Sept. 22, 1831, born in Carroll Co., N. H. in 1809; she died in 1855; he married again Miss Mary Underwood Aug 12, 1858; born in Merrimack Co., N. H., Nov. 5, 1816; Mr. S. had three children by his former wife--Samuel S., Abby M. and Mary A., all deceased. Mr. and Mrs. S. are members of the Friends' Church; Mr. S. is a Republican.
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