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James Uriell
Read Twp.

James Uriell, one of the pioneer children of Clayton County, was born in Read Township, on Sept. 21, 1840. His early education was received in the schools of Clayton County, and finished at Cincinawa Mound College, Grant County, Wis. Since leaving school he has followed farming and owns 540 acres of fine farming land on section 34, Read Township. He was united in marriage on Oct. 6, 1861, with Sarah Schulte, who was born in Garnavillo Township, Iowa, in 1852. Seven children have blessed this union-- William P., Mary M., Catherine, Cecelia, Ellen, Sarah, and Regina. Mr. Uriell is one of the leading members of the Catholic church of Read Township, and affiliates with the Democratic party. He is one of the prominent, wealthy and influential citizens of Clayton County, and is giving much attention to fine stock--owning some of the best in the county.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 1079


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