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Date: 5/16/2005 at 13:54:54

Biography reproduced from page 394 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:

Isaac Grove, liveryman, Algona, was born June 13, 1818, in Union Co., Penn. He there learned the shoemaker’s trade, continuing to work at the same until 1844. He then went to Rockford, Ill., being engaged in teaming between that city and Chicago for many years. He also engaged in farming near Rockford. In 1864 he moved to Charles City, Iowa, being engaged in farming and other occupations until 1873. He then located near Nora Springs, farming in that neighborhood until 1875, then coming to Kossuth county, and settling on section 4, Algona township. He engaged in farming until 1879, when he went into the livery business in Algona. Mr. Grove was married, Jan. 1, 1842, to Annie E. Ziebach. He has five children living—Marion, Emily J., Samuel, John and Jacob F. Mrs. Grove died Feb. 17, 1864. Mr. Grove married in August, 1864, Mrs. Laura (Tennant) Lynch, a native of Pennsylvania. Mr. Grove is a member of the Congregational Church.


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