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 640
C. P. WOOD, far., Sec. 7; P. O. Muscatine; born in Loudoun Co, Va., Nov. 29, 1822; at 12 years of age, went with parents to Morgan Co, Ohio, where he remained until he came to Muscatine Co. in 1853. Married Miss Sarah H. Carr in 1847; born in Jefferson Co., Oho, Aug. 25, 1826, and died Feb. 28, 1875; have five children--Addison J., William G., Walter H., Jessie C. and Ida S. Mr. Wood owns 125 acres of land. Acts with the Republican party.
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