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A.J. Pease
Cass Twp.

A. J. Pease, merchant, Strawberry Point, was born Dec. 1830, in Weston Vt. and was a son of Ambrose and Lucy P. Pease. He received a practical business education in his native place and in 1851 went to Akron, O., where he clerked in a mercantile store for one year and a half, then went to Logansport, Ind., engaging in the same occupation there. In January, 1855, he went to Dubuque, Ia. clerked there three years, thence to Masonville, Ia., where he embarked in the mercantile business, returning to Dubuque six years later. In January, 1877, he established his present business in Strawberry Point, where he has been very successful financially. He was married to Susan Cragin, Sept. 19, 1854, who died may 30, 1876, and on Oct. 26, 1879 married Julia Boardman. Mr. Pease is a member of the A. O. U. W. lodge.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 700
Transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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