Gardner McGregor was born in McGregor, Clayton County, Ia., March 14, 1848, and was a son of Alex. and Ann (Gardner) McGregor. In May, 1869, he married Emma Lurck, a daughter of Jeremiah and Caroline Lurck, of Hudson, N.Y. She was born in Rensselaer County, N.Y., May 10, 1846. Mr. and Mrs. McGregor have been blessed with one child--Eloise, born in Troy, N.Y., April 14, 1870. Mrs. McGregor is a member of the Baptist church. He owns a finely cultivated farm of 168 acres, valued at $50 per acre, and is one of the prominent citizens of Monona Township.
source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 1051
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