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A.J. Rounds
Grand Meadow Twp.

A. J. Rounds was born in Michigan, Dec. 18, 1843. He removed with his parents to Illinois, thence to Wisconsin, and from there to Iowa in 1855. They located on section 2, Marion Township, where our subject has resided since. He was educated at the Fayette Institute, Fayette County, Ia. On Jan. 16, 1868, he was united in marriage with Dora Bell Stanley, who was born in Canada, April 8, 1848. Their union has been blessed with four children - Gem Eldora, born March 6, 1872; Ona Mahitta, Oct. 13, 1875; Omer Jerome, June 16, 1878, and died Aug. 1, 1880, and Jennie May, Dec. 19, 1880. Mr. Rounds has held the offices of School Director and Road Supervisor. In his political views he is a Democrat. He owns ninety-two acres of fine land situated party in Grand Meadow and partly in Marion Townships. He resides in Grand Meadow Township, and is one of the substantial farmers of the county.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 834
Transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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