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George Redhead
Grand Meadow Twp.

George Redhead was born in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, England, July 16, 1832. He emigrated to America in 1852, and went to Cleveland, O., where he remained four years, then came to Clayton County, this being in 1856. He resided in Garnavillo until 1864, when he located on his present farm of 160 acres in Grand Meadow Township. He was drafted into service for the defense of his country in 1864, and was discharged in July, 1865. Mr. Redheard has been twice married, first in March, 1852, to Anna Rowe, by whom he had two children--Alice, born in 1855, married William Gorden; and John W., born in 1858. His second marriage occurred in 1863, to Mrs. Sarah Robinson. She was born in Erie County, Pa., in 1835, and was married to D.H. Robinson. By this union two children were born--Viola and Carrie M. Robinson. Mr. and Mrs. Redhead have been blessed with four children--George L., born Sept. 30-, 1864; Lilly B., July 11, 1868; Anna K., Aug. 8, 1877 and Sarah G., Dec. 10, 1878. Mr. Redheard has held the office of Road Supervisor. He is a member of the Congregational church, and in politics is a Republican.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 833
Transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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