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Isaac Ray
Mallory Twp.

Isaac Ray, one of the prominent farmers and stock-raisers of Mallory Township was born in Iowa on March 25, 1844. His parents, Newton and Hester Ann Ray, nee Griffity, were natives of Kentucky who emigrated to Wisconsin, thence to Iowa at an early day. Isaac was educated in his native State, and in 1862 he enlisted in the Twenty-First Iowa infantry, Company G., under Captain Benton, and served until the close of the war, being under Generals Lawler and Warren of General Grant's command, and participated in many of the hard-fought battles of the war. He was discharged at Clinton, Ia., in 1865. Upon leaving the service he returned to Clayton County, where he has since resided on his farm of 200 acres on section 36. He has his land under excellent cultivation and well stocked. In politics he is a Republican.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 924
Transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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