George Dalzell came to Cass county in 1873, and settled at that time, on section 3, where he now lives. He is a native of county Armagh, Ireland. He came to the United States in 1846, and settled in Pennsylvania, where he remained ten years. He then went to California, and lived upon the Pacific coast sixteen years. Mr. Dalzell was married in Pennsylvania, in 1851. Mrs. Dalzell was born in county Derry, Ireland, and came to this country in 1841. They have five children living - Anna, Charles, Lavina, George and Robert. Three have died, Anna J., who died in Pennsylvania; Elizabeth, who died in Idaho, and William, who was killed at the age of twenty, by the kick of a horse, in the fall of 1877. Charles is a teacher in the higher department of the Wiota school. Anna, also, has been engaged in teaching for several years. Mr. Dalzell's farm is two hundred acres, one hundred acres of which is on section 4.
Contributed by Lisa Varnes-Rex 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, pg. 798.