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Alfred J. Fallowdown
Mendon Twp.

Alfred J. Fallowdown, known as "Uncle Billy" Fallowdown was born in London, England, Jan. 4, 1821, and emigrated to the United States in 1846, landing in New York, and from there went to Oberlin, O., thence to Sandusky City, O. In 1852 he came to McGregor where he was employed by William H. Harding in the hotel business for fourteen years. He was then engaged as bookkeeper by Mr. Williams, and from there went to Elkader where he was employed in a lumber yard by Robt. Freeman; also acted as Deputy Recorder, remaining there until 1876. In 1880 he came to West McGregor, where he is pleasantly situated. He is a member of the Episcopal church.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 978-979
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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