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Canfield Cemetery
Polk County, Iowa
Uploaded 12/13/2005

Taken from the History of Polk County, Iowa
pg 928-929

Camp Township
Murrow, J. S. -- Farmer and stock-raiser, section 3, P. O. Mitchellville. Was born in Parke county, Indiana, January 31, 1836, (sic) and in 1843 he came with his parnets to this State, locating in Jefferson county. He was raised as a farmer and has followed the same most of his life. In March, 1848, he came to this county and remained until 1864, when he went overland to California, engaging in farming and stock0raising. In 1867 he returned to this county, and since that time has been a resident here. His present farm consists of 415 acres of land all improved. Was married in this county in March, 1862, to Miss Emily Jonney, of Missouri. They have a fmaily of six children; Eliza (wife of D. Bennett), George W., Mary, Alice, Nicholas and Alfred D. Lost two; John and Ulysses.

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