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Wm Gandy

GANDY, RANK

Posted By: Deb Barker (email)
Date: 12/24/2006 at 10:01:24

Fremont County, Iowa
CONTAINING
A HISTORY OF THE COUNTY, ITS CITIES, TOWNS, ETC.

GANDY, WILLIAM H., farmer, section 16, P. O. Hamburg; born in Preston county, West Virginia, January 6, 1829. In 1831, he became a resident of Ohio, and in 1832, of Whitley county, Indiana. In 1851 he came to Iowa, locating in Davis county, working at his trade—the carpenter's—which he had learned in Illinois. He then located in Decatur county, and in the spring of 1868, came to this county. He was married in February 1, 1860, to Miss Francis Rank. They are the parents of three children: Emma R., born September 4, 1860; Mara I., born October 18, 1864, and Roy O., born May 3, 1878. Both Mr. and Mrs. Gandy are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He has held numerous township officers, and is a worthy man.


 

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