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Joseph Geiselman
Mallory Twp.

Joseph Geiselman, one of the prominent farmers of Mallory Township, was a son of Valentine and Sarah (Gexty) Geiselman, natives of Pennsylvania, who settled in Ohio at an early day and died there. Joseph was born in Ohio, Oct. 30, 1832, where he was reared and educated. He come to Iowa in 1854, and bought the farm of 160 acres on section 12, where he now lives. His land is mostly under fine cultivation. In 1864 he married Barbary Ann, daughter of John M. and Elizabeth (Gillian) Bolsinger, natives of Pennsylvania. They now live in Mallory Township, Ia this union there is one child--Sarah Elizabeth, born April 16, 1865. Mr. B. votes the Democratic ticket.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 918
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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