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Diamond Township, Cherokee County, IA

  Earliest settlers were John and Joseph Dowding. They were followed by the Jennis family. By August 1870, Hiram Lord and family arrived from Michigan.

First Events
Birth and Death: a son born to John H. Johnson in the fall of 1870. He lived only a month.
Marriage: John H. Dowding in the autumn of 1870
Schoolhouse: a frame-house built in 1873. Teacher was Miss Ella Fairfield

Methodist Episcopal Church organized in 1880


Diamond Cemetery

SOURCE:  Biographical History of Cherokee County. W. S. Dunbar & Co., 1889.

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