J. P. Currier
Posted By: DJ Scieszinski
Date: 10/11/2015 at 18:57:25
CURRIER, J.P., stock and grain dealer, East Melrose; born in Rockingham Co., N.H., Dec. 19, 1820; in 1843, he went to Massachusetts; in 1845, he went to Maine; thence to Ohio in 1851; thence to Kentucky; in 1856 he moved to this county. He married, in Kentucky, Miss Lydia A. Prindle, who is a native of Connecticut; they have four children. Mr. Currier laid out a portion of Melrose, and erected and operated the first flour and saw mills. Is a firm supporter of the Republican party; has held the office of County Surveyor one term, and various other local offices; member of the M. E. Church.
Source: THE HISTORY OF MONROE COUNTY, IOWA
Chicago, Western Historical Company, 1878
Directory of Monroe County, Jackson Township, page 492
Monroe Biographies maintained by Susan Claman.
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