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Charles Bibb came to Cass county in March, 1874. He purchased, at that time, unimproved land in the northwest quarter of section 25. He now has a desirable place with good improvements. he was born in West Virginia, March 7, 1853, and was two years old when his parents emigrated to Iowa. They stopped one year in Scott county, then moved to Marshall county, where they were pioneers, and bought land, making their home there until Charlie was fifteen years old. They then moved to Pike county, Missouri. He lived with his parents until twenty years of age. He still remained in Pike county one year, then came to Cass county. He was married, in 1881, to Louisa Anderson, a native of Pike county, Missouri. They have two children -- Jessie and Mabel. Mr. and Mrs. Bibb are members of the Baptist church.

Transcribed by Gloria Goltiani from "History of Cass County, Iowa. Together With Sketches of its Towns, Villages and Townships, Educational, Civil, Military and Political History: Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Old Settlers and Representative Citizens." Springfield, Ill.: Continental Historical Company, 1884, pp. 658-659.

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