EDWARDS, JOHN G.
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Date: 5/23/2005 at 17:22:20
Biography reproduced from page 482 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:
John G. Edwards has a good sale, livery and boarding stable, which he established in April, 1882.
John G. Edwards is a native of England, born in London Jan. 3, 1848. When seventeen years of age he came to the United States, locating in Waukegan, Lake Co., Ill. After a seven years residence there, he went to Kenosha Co., Wis., where he was engaged, for five years, in farming. In 1877 he came to Kossuth Co., Iowa, and took charge of the Algona House, at Algona, for T. H. Langtry. He then came to Bancroft and bought out H. Smith’s saloon and livery business, in which business he has continued since. His father, John G. Edwards, died in London in 1857. His mother died in 1858. Mr. Edwards is the proprietor of the best livery, feed and sale stable in Bancroft, and has the best driving teams in the city. He makes a specialty of buying, selling and trading horses.
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