Tama County Iowa Biographies

John F. Redmond

History of Tama County, Iowa; Springfield, Ill.: Union Pub. Co., 1883.

John F. Redmond was born in Wicklow county, Ireland, November 29, 1834. He came to America in 1857 and first located in Ulster county, New York, but soon after came to Ogle county, Ill., and resided there until 1865, when he came west to Benton county, Iowa, where he settled on a farm two miles west of Dysart. In 1878, he came to Clark township where he now owns a fine farm of 160 acres adjoining the village of Dysart. In 1870 he was married to Miss Catherine Skiffington, a native of Ireland. Their children are John P. and Joanna E.

Submitted by: Cathy Joynt Labath
The Irish in Iowa

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