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McCoy, William W., far., Sec. 13; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

McIntire, A.P., far., Sec. 16; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

McIntire, S., far., S. 16; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

McLaughlin, Thomas, far., S. 36; P.O. Vinton.

McLaughlin, Thos. J., far, S. 36; P.O. Vinton.

McReynolds, P., far., S. 34; P.O. Viton.

Mackie, Robert, Sec. 28; P.O. Vinton; owns 160 acrs of land, valued at $35 per acre. Born in Scotland in 1830; came to America in 1851, and settled on his present farm in 1857. Married Mary Mackie in 1854; she was born in Scotland; have five children-Isabel, Helen, Emma, Willie and David; lost two-Mary and Robert. Are members of the U.P. Church.

Marquis, John, far., S. 9; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Maxfield, J.E., far, S. 19; P.O. La Porte City.

Meyers, H., far., S. 8; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Minard, J., far., S. 1; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Newell, Chauncey, far.; P.O. La Porte City.

Newell, L., farmer, Sec. 24; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Peters, George, far.; S. 27; P.O. Vinton.

Packard, George A., Sec. 10; P.O. Mt. Auburn; owns 200 acres of land, valued at $35 per acre; was born in Ontario Co., M.Y., in 1828; came to Iowa in 1865, and settled on his present farm. Married Margaret Sheip in 1872; she was born in Germany in 1845; Mrs. P. is a member of the Lutheran Church.

Peters, S.H., far., S. 20; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Peterson, P., far., S. 8; P.O. La Porte City.

Pierce, M.S., far., S. 16; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Redington, H.M.

Redington, J.P., far., S. 36; P.O. Vinton.

Redington, J.T., far., S. 36; P.O. Vinton.

Reigart, J.W., far.; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Reiss, Jacob, farmer and blacksmith; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Reiss, J.G., far., S. 3; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Robinson, E.D., far., 27; P.O. Vinton.

Schlotfelt, Christian, Sec. 21; P.O. Mt. Auburn; owns 120 acres of land, valued at $35 per acre; born in Germany in 1833; came to America in 1856, and located in Rock Island Co., Ill.; removed to his present farm in 1867. Married Margaret Freese in 1856; she was born in Germany; have eight children-Maria, William, Sophia, George, Emma, Louie, Charlie and Anna; lost two-Johnny, and one in infancy. Republican.

Schluter, C., far.; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Schnoor, N., far., S. 28; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Sefton, F.J., Sec. 10; P.O. Mt. Auburn; owns 200 acres of land, valued at $40 per acre; born in Hamilton Col, Ohio, in 1828; came ti Iowa in 1855, and located on his present farm in 1856. Married Charity Hamiton in 1852; she was born in Decatur Co., Ind.; have two children-Harrison and Henry. Are members of the Christian Church.

Shields, D., farmer and mer., Mt. Auburn.

Shields, Granville H., Sec. 11; P.O. Mt. Auburn; owns eighty acres, valued at $32 per acre; born in Allen CO., Ohio, in 1852; came to Iowa in 1854 with his parents. (His father, David Shields, was born in Cynthiana Co., Ky., in 1812, and was married in 1838 to Jane Harbert; she was born in Virginia in 1822.) Married Martha Goodell in 1872; she was born in McHenry Co., Ill., in 1855; have three children-Mary J., Delbert and Charles M. Republican.

Shields, John H., Sec. 11; P.O. Mt. Auburn; owns eighty acres of land, valued at $30 per acre; born in Allen CO., Ohio, in 1845; came to Iowa in 1854, and settled in Cedar Tp. with his parents. Married Araminta York in 1864; she was born in Indiana in 1848; have four children-Jessie, Elmer, Frank and Bertha M.; lost one, Helen, at the age of 11 years. Republican.

Shurts, P., far., S. 18; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Smelser, John, Sec. 5; P.O. La Porte City; owns 120 acres, valued at $35 per acre; born in Green Co., Tenn. in 1826; came to Iowa in 1852, and located on his present farm in 1853; Married Mary A. Hogshire in 1846; she was born in Ohio in 1830; have three children-John F., Earnest and Henry. Are members of the M.E. Church.

Smith, A., farm and elevator, Mt. Auburn.

Smith, J.S., far., S. 16; P.O. Mt. Auburn; owns eighty acres of land, valued at $30 per acre; born in Wayne Co., Ohio, in 1816; came to Iowa in 1863, and settled in Cedar Tp. Married Lucinda Anderson in 1837; she was born in Beaver Co., Penn., in 1815; have six children- Rebecca J., Oliver, Annas, Juliette, Alford and Samuel; lost three-David, Matilda and Eliza. Mr. S. is a member of the M.E. Church, and his wife is a member of the United Presbyterian Church.

St. Clair, A., far., S. 28; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

St. Clair, H., Jr., far., S. 35; P.O. Vinton.

St. Clair, J.M., far., S. 34; P.O. Vinton.

St. Clair, S., far., S. 34; P.O. Vinton.

St. Clair, Wm. M., Sec. 27; P.O. Vinton; owns 100 acres of land, valued at $40 per acre; born in Indiana Co., Penn., in 1835; came to Iowa in 1857, and located in Cedar Tp. Married Mary E. Kirkpatrick in 1865; she was born in Adams Co., Ohio, in 1837. Mr. S. enlisted in Co. D, 28th I.V.I., in 1862, and was discharged in 1863; was wounded in the battle of Champion Hills. Mr. and Mrs. S. are members of the United Presbyterian Church; Republican.

Stevenson, D.M., far.; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Struve, Henry, Sec. 21; P.O. Mt. Auburn; owns 200 acres of land, valued at $35 per acre; born in Germany in 1819; came to America in 1852, and settled in Rock Island Co., Ill., and in 1867, removed to his present farm. Married Maria Schroeder in 1851; she was born in Germany; have seven children-Charley, Emma, Matilda, Anna, Caroline, John and Theodore; lost five-Lena, James, Margaret, William and George. Republican.

Sutherland, W.H., far. S. 19; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Thomas, C.V., far., S. 3; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Thomas, D.H., far., S. 3; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Thomas, J.S., far, S. 3; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Tibbals, E., far., S. 24; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Tripp, J.M., far., S. 23; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Van Brocklin, W.R., Sec. 17; P.O. La Porte City; owns 190 acres of land, valued at $35 per acre; born in Jefferson Co., N.Y., in 1833; came to Iowa in 1875, and settled on his present farm; was a resident of Stephenson Co., Ill., twenty-three years. Married Loretta Bolton in 1861; she was born in Green Co., N.Y., in 1840; have three children-Orton, Emma and Ora. Mrs. V. is a member of the M.E. Church.

Walker, George H., far., Sec. 13; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Walker, C.T., dealer in drugs, boots and shoes, groceries, etc., Mt. Auburn; born in England in 1832; came to America in 1842, and located in Lenawee Co., Mich.; removed to Iowa in 1855, and settled in Muscatine Co., and in 1861, came to Benton Co.; engaged in his present business in 1874. Married Eliza A. Westgate in 1854; she was born in Michigan in 1834; have two children- Eugene and George. Are members of the M.E. Church; Republican.

Wallace, James R., Sec. 35; P.O. Vinton; owns 160 acres of land, valued at $35 per acre; born in Brooke Co. W.Va., in 1837; came to Iowa in 1859, and located in Vinton; removed to his present farm in 1868. Married Alice Bickett in 1877; she was born in Green Co., Ohio; Mr. W. has two children by a former marriage-Ella M. and John W. Are members of the U.P. Church; Republican. Mr. W. enlisted in Co. G, 13th I.V.I., in 1861, and was discharged in 1864; was in all the battles that regiment participated in; the most prominent battles were Shiloh, Corinth, Siege of Vicksburg and Atlanta.

Wallace, J., far., S. 20; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Wallace, L.M., far., S. 20; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Wallace, M.E., far., S. 21; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Wandschneider, F., far., S. 20; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Webster, H.B., Sec. 4; P.O. La Porte City; owns 487 acres of land, valued at $10,000; born in Monroe Co., N.Y.; came to Iowa in 1854, and settled on his present farm. Married Mary Dillon in 1846; she was born in Ontario Co. N.Y., in 1826; have eight children-Charles H., Helen J., Alzina J., Willia W., Frank E., Addie F., Belle I. and Carrie. Mr. W. has held the office of Justice, and other town offices. Enlisted in Co. D, 31st I.V.I., in 1863, and held a commission as Second Lieutenant; discharged in 1864.

Wiese, Henry, Sec. 19; P.O. Mt. Auburn; owns 260 acres of land, valued at $25 per acre; born in Germany in 1838; came to America in 1852, and settled in Moline, Ill.; removed to his present farm in 1874. Married Catherine Kahlar, in 1865; she was born in Germany in 1844; have one child-Johnny, born July 7, 1876; lost three-Anna, Charles and Lena; died within six days, with diptheria.

Wescoatt, O.P., far., S. 8; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Whitcomb, O.B., Sec. 23; P.O. Mt. Auburn; owns 250 acres of land, valued at $30 per acre; born in Merricmack Co., N.H., in 1820; came to Iowa in 1856, and located on his present farm. Married L.H. Boyd in 1850; she was born in Hillsborough Co., N.H.., in 1826; have two children-Maria F. and Emma L; lost one-George H., died at the age of 14 months. Are members of the M.E. Church; Republican.

Wilson, Andrew.

Wilson, Hugh, far., S. 29; P.O. Vinton.

Wolfe, James, Sec. 19; P.O. Mt. Auburn; owns ninety five acres of land, valued at $35 per acre; born in Bradford Co., Penn., in 1830; came to Iowa in 1852, and settled in Cedar Tp. Married Diantha Livermore in 1852; she was born in Knox Co., Ill., in 1836; have one child-Edith H., born in 1867. Are members of the M.E. Church. Mr. W. enlisted in Co. D, 28th Iowa V.I., in 1863, and was discharged in 1865; was in all the battles that regiment participated in. Republican.

Wilson, Mitchell, Sec. 34; P.O. Vinton; owns 160 acres of land valued at $5,000; born in Allegheny Co., Penn., in 1822; came to Iowa in 1854, and settled on his present farm in 1860. Married Elizabeth Moore in 1858; she was born in Coshocton Co., Ohio, in 1830; have four children-John H., Rebecca A., Martha E. and Maggie A. Are members of the U.P. Church. Republican.

Wilson, Truman, Sec. 5; P.O. La Porte City; own s160 acres of land, valued at $35 per acre; born in Canada West; came to Iowa in 1855. Married Anna Atwood in 1854; she was born in Canada; have seven children-Andrew, Mary E., William A., John, Charlie, Ella M. and Patton Albert. Republican.

Wilson, Wm., far., S. 29; P.O. Vinton.

Wolf, James, Far.; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Wolf, Wm., Sr., far., S. 36; P.O. Vinton.

Wolf, Wm., Jr., far., S. 19; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

Woodley, J., far., S. 23; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

York, E.R., farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

York, L.T., far., S. 2; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

York, P., far., S. 2; P.O. Mt. Auburn.

York, S.I., farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Mt. Auburn.
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