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E.W. Marble
Sperry Twp.

E. W. Marble is a native of Genesee County, N.Y., and was born June 9, 1832. He located in Clayton County in the fall of 1853 near Guttenberg, where he reisded four years, then removed to Grant County, Wis. In the fall of 1862 he enlisted in Company C, Twentieth Regiment Wisconsin Infantry. The regiment went to St. Louis, Mo., thence to Rolla, Springfiled, Mo., and Cross Hollow, where a battle was fought; thence to Prairie Grove, Ark., where a skirmish with the rebels took place, and from there to Little Rock, Ark. He was taken sick there and sent to the hospital at Rolla. Six months later he enlisted in General Elliott's Maine Brigade, and was discharged nine months afterward. He re-enlistd in the Sixth Michigan Heavy Artillery, and remained until the close of the war. He then returned to his home and worked at his trade of mason and plasterer until 1872, when he went to Chicago and helped rebuild the city, after the great fire. In 1876 he came to Clayton County, where he has resided since. He is engaged in running a flour and feed mill in Sperry Township, and also works at his trade. He was married on March 6, 1851, to Mary Barber who was born in Greenbush, Rensselaer County, N.Y., May 10, 1832. They have had six chldren - Ella, Alice, Fremonth, George, Martha and Oscar. Ella and Alice are married. In politics Mr. Marble is a Republican.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 1101


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