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Cascade Protestant Cemetery
Dubuque County, Iowa
Uploaded 6/19/2012 by
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JUNE 18, 1832
MAR. 3, 1901

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Posted on Jan-10-2014 by CHERYL MOONEN
GILBERT MACOMBER, farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Cascade; born in Susquehanna Co., Penn., June 16, 1832; came to Dubuque Co. about 1840; a year later, he went to Illinois, but after a two years' residence there, returned to Dubuque Co., where he has since remained; is farm comprises 150 acre in Secs. 23 and 26. In politics, he is a Democrat; has been Township Clerk for several years. His first con't.

Posted on Jan-10-2014 by CHERYL MOONEN
was Margaret Boyer; she was also a native of Pennsylvania; they were married in 1861, and she died in 1870; he was married again in 1872 to MaryMcBride, whose native place in Ireland; they have seven children-Charles Henry, Mary Caroline, George B., Elsie, Jessie, Mabel and Arthur. His father, Egbert Macomber, was born in Dutchess Co., N.Y., Nov. 15, 1805; lived for many years in con't.

Posted on Jan-10-2014 by CHERYL MOONEN
Pennsylvania, and, later, in Illinois before coming here; he still resides in Iowa with his children, and is a clear-headed, hale old man; his wife, Charlotte Macomber, died here about 1859, nearly 45 years of age: these parents have seven children living; four reside in Dubuque Co.- Rufus, Gilbert, Mrs. Martha Swope and Mrs. Ella Somers; two are in Delaware Co.-Alonzo, con't.

Posted on Jan-10-2014 by CHERYL MOONEN
& Mrs. Mary Nicholson; one-Mrs. Lydia Coggeshall-live near Oxford Junction; the Macomber family, having for about 40 years been identified with the interests of this locality, had much to do with its settlement & progress and have been pioneers of the right stamp, worthy to be held in ever-grateful rememberance. “The History of Dubuque County"

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