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Posted By: Mona Sarratt Knight (email)
Date: 7/27/2009 at 06:21:56

Source: The History of Appanoose County, Iowa, Containing A History of the County, its Cities, Towns, etc., A Biographical Directory of Citizens, War Records of its Volunteers in the late Rebellion, General and Local Statistics, Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men, History of the Northwest, History of Iowa, Map of Appanoose County, Constitution of the United States, Miscellaneous Matters, etc.; illustrated; Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1878.

T. C. NEWBY, farmer, Sec. 3, P.O. Iconium; born in Henry Co., Ind., in 1847; son of Abner Newby, who was born in North Carolina, 1817, and with his father, Thomas N., came to Henry Co., Ind., when 8 years of age; at 25 years of age, married Miss Elizabeth Hosier, a native of Henry Co., Ind., in 1825; in 1852, moved to Lee Co., Iowa, and settled near West Point, where they now reside. T.C. remained at home until Nov. 30, 1869, when he married Miss Maggie Hutchinson, daughter of Amos H., a resident of Henry Co., Iowa; he was from Hamilton Co., Ohio, 1839; born in New Jersey in 1816. Married Miss Julia A. Shannon, 1838, born in Fayette Co., Penn., in 1818; soon after marriage, T.C. came to this county and settled on the section which he now occupies and owns 185 acres of land valued at $25 per acre. They have four children - Osa and Ola, born Sept. 10, 1872; Bertie B., born Nov. 22, 1874; George Ira, born April 23, 1877. Enlisted in 45th Iowa Infantry, Co. K, Captain Anderson, March 1861; served 100 days doing guard duty, and mustered out October 1864. Greenbacker.


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