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

L. N. STIGERS, farmer, Sec. 23; P. O. Wolcott, Scott Co.; born in Knox Co., Ohio, Nov. 3, 1848; came to Muscatine Co. with his parents in 1851, and settled on the farm where two of the brothers now reside; his father, John Stigers, was born in Pennsylvania in 1818, and died in 1857; his mother, a native of Ohio, born in 1820, now resides in that county. Mr. Stigers married, in1868, Miss Elizabeth Bunker, a native of Pennsylvania, born in 1848; have three children--- Edna E., Nellie M., and Arthur E. Members of the M. E. Church. Mr. S. owns eighty acres, where he resides.

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