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Streets Cemetery
Jackson County, Iowa
Uploaded 3/25/2005 by
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Maquoketa Excelsior, April 14, 1898

Ezra Edwards, an old and respected citizen of Farmers Creek township, died at his home near Iron Hill, last Friday at the age of 70 years. Mr. Edwards was born at Delaware County, Ohio, and settled in Iowa in 1843. In 1849 he was married to Miss Mary Streets, and to this union were born 13 children, five of whom survive him. Mr. Edwards was one of the "Boys in blue" and served his quota of three years in defense of his country's honor. He had been a member of the Advent church since 1869. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. W. C. Thompson.

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