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Woodland Cemetery
Polk County, Iowa
Uploaded 8/21/2005 by
vewcaere [Email]

Farmer and stock-raiser, section 10, P.O. Elkhart. Was born near Dayton, Ohio, February 28, 1845, there raised until 1857, when he came to Iowa, and settled in Muscatine county. He enlisted August 14, 1862, in the Thirty-fifth Iowa infanty. Participated in the battles of Champion's Hill and Siege of Vicksburg. Was on the Red River expedition, and many others of the severest fough battles of the war. He was married November 8, 1867, to Miss Mary Vanhorne, of this county, They have five children living: Julius H., James M., John W., Elizabeth and Silva. They have lost one. He came to this county in 1868, and settled in Douglas township and owns 160 acres of land.
(Taken from the book 'History of Polk County, Iowa 1880')

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