BLUNT, JAMES L.
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Date: 6/3/2005 at 13:47:44
Biography reproduced from page 468 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:
James L. Blunt is the son of John L. and Louisa Blunt, natives of New York. He was born Oct. 16, 1850, in Walworth Co., Wis., where he lived with this parents until the spring of 1870, when he came with his family to Kossuth Co., Iowa, and took up a homestead of forty acres, on section 26, township 97, range 30, in Fenton township, and has since bought eighty acres on section 25. He has fifty acres under cultivation and has a good frame house and barn on the same. He makes farming and stock raising his main pursuit. He was married to Susie E., daughter of Henry H. and Harriet R. Phoenix. Her father was a native of New York, and her mother of Pennsylvania. Mrs. Blunt was born Nov. 5, 1852, in Walworth Co., Wis. They had one child—Harry L., who died Aug. 17, 1879, at the age of five years. Mr. and Mrs. Blunt are members of the M. E. Church. Mr. Blunt votes the republican ticket.
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