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Posted By: Paul Maruska (email)
Date: 1/12/2003 at 18:56:45

Frank Maruska, [Sr.] came to the United States about 1870, when a young man of twenty-one or twenty-two years old, and made his way diredtly westward to Iowa, establishing his home in Winneshiek County. He was there married and in 1888 removed to Howard County, where he rented the Bullis farm and later invested his savings in eighty acres of farm land north of Lourdes, [Iowa]. There he has since resided, his time and attention being successfully given to general agricultural pursuits. His first wife died in Winneshiek County, Iowa and he was later married in Howard County to his present wife.

The History of Chickasaw and Howard Counties, Iowa Volume II - Illustrated, by Robert Herd Fairbairn,S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, V. II, page 256, Howard County Library - Cresco, Iowa.


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