PINE, N. A.
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Date: 10/29/2004 at 13:59:07
Biography reproduced from page 496 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:
N. A. Pine, a well known farmer of Irvington township, was born Feb. 4, 1831, in St. Lawrence Co., N. Y. In 1835 his parents removed to Ashtabula Co., Ohio. His parents afterwards removed to Paw Paw Grove, Lee Co., Ill. In 1866 the subject of our sketch came to Kossuth county, and located on section 2, township 95, range 28, Irvington township. He has 160 acres of good land, and is one of the substantial farmers of the township. He was married Sept. 16, 1850, to Susan Gleason, born in New York, and they have had four children, two of whom are living—Myron W. And Carrie B. Ella L. and Eddie W. Are deceased. Mr. Pine and his wife are members of the Baptist Church. He enlisted in March, 1865, in company K., 15th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, and served eight months. After being mustered in at Dixon, he went to Chicago, and from there to New York city, where he took a steamer to Morehead City, N. C. Going from there on foot through the swamps to Raleigh, N. C., he went from there to Richmond, Va., and then to Washington City, where he witnessed the grand review. He then went by rail to Parkersburg, where he took a boat for Leavenworth, Kan., and remained two months, when he went to Springfield, Ill., received his discharge and came back to Paw Paw Grove.
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