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WHITE, Nicholas


Posted By: Annette Lucas (email)
Date: 4/19/2021 at 17:05:29

"From History of Scott County, Iowa 1882 Chicago: Interstate Publishing Co."

Nicholas White, an enterprising farmer of Liberty Township, is a native of Kilkenny, Ireland, and was born in August, 1819. He came to New York State in 1848, remaining there until 1852; then to Columbus, Ohio, where he worked in Ridgeway and Kimball's car factory for two years. Mr. White is a wagon-maker by trade. He came to this County in 1855, and established a wagon shop in Dixon, which he ran for 10 years. He then located on a farm on Section 10, Liberty Township, where he now resides. The land was then wild prairie. He has worked hard and has his land now well improved, of which he owns 200 acres, besides 80 acres in Louisa County, Iowa. He was married in December, 1849, to Miss Alice McDonald, by whom he has had nine children; six of these are living - Julia, Thomas, Edward, Katie, Bridget and James. One son, Daniel, died at the age of 15 years. The family belong to the Catholic Church at Big Rock.


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