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Posted By: Mona Sarratt Knight (email)
Date: 7/27/2009 at 06:24:57

Source: The History of Appanoose County, Iowa, Containing A History of the County, its Cities, Towns, etc., A Biographical Directory of Citizens, War Records of its Volunteers in the late Rebellion, General and Local Statistics, Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men, History of the Northwest, History of Iowa, Map of Appanoose County, Constitution of the United States, Miscellaneous Matters, etc.; illustrated; Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1878.

W. H. OWINGS, far., Sec. 29, P.O. Walnut City; born in West Virginia in 1838; his father, Asa Owings, native of that State, came to Appanoose Co. in 1868; in October 1878, he returned to Virginia. In 1858, W.H. married Miss Sally A. Cassady; she was born in Washington Co., Penn., in 1841; in 1857, the family moved to Hancock Co., W.Va., where her father died in June of the present year; worked on his father's farm until March 1868; came with his father to this county, where he now owns 248 acres of land valued at $25 per acre; has three children - Lila M., born in May 1864; Minnie R., born in October 1865; Olive, born in March 1876. Democrat; members of the Christian Church.


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