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from Biography & Historical Record of Ringgold County, Iowa

Lewis Publishing Company of Chicago, 1887, Pp. 250-51


Civil War Flags.jpg Isaac MARSHALL, farmer, section 23, Middle Fork Township, was born in Warren County, Indiana, July 9, 1842. His parents, Thomas D. and Sally (BROWN) MARSHALL, were natives of Tennessee, and reared a family of eight children 0 Ruth Ann, Martha R., Charity L., Issac, Sally, Mary T., Permelia Jane and Lewis. When he was fifteen years of age his father removed to Ringgold County, locating in Middle Fork Township, on section 17, where he resided until his death, which occurred September 24, 1873. The mother died in Indiana in 1844. Isaac remained at home until he attained his majority.

During the great Rebellion he was among those who went forth in defense of the old flag. February 3, 1864, he enlisted in Company G, Twenty-ninth Iowa Infantry, and was in several engagements. At the shelling of Atlanta he was wounded, and was confined in hospital at Camden; was taken prisoner and held ten months at Camden, Magnolia and Shreveport. In February, 1865, he was paroled and taken to New Orleans, but was not able tof duty again during the war. He was honorably discharged in August 1865, at Keokuk, and returned home.

He was married January 10, 1964, to Miss Nancy MOLER, of Worth County, Missouri, daughter of Phillip MOLER. In the spring of 1866 he located on forty acres of his present farm, which was then in a wild state. He has since added to his original purchase until he has 240 acres in a good state of cultivation, and well improved. He has a good residence surrounded by shade trees, and a fine orchard.

Mr. and Mrs. MARSHALL have four children - William Parks, Eunice M., Thomas P. and Grace Edna.

Mr. MARSHALL is a member of the Advent Christian church, and in politics is a Republican. He is one of the leading citizens of his township. Postoffice, Ingart.

NOTE: Mary E. (MUSTAIN) PRICE MARSHALL was born January 20, 1845, and died September 3, 1926. She was interred at Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ringgold County, Iowa. Paroda K. MARSHALL was born 1864, and died September 12, 1896 with interment at Hickory Grove Cemetery. Isaac MARSHALL's gravestone at Hickory Grove Cemetery was not engraved with his death date.

Biography & Historical Record of Ringgold County, Iowa, Pp. 250-51, 1887.
WPA Graves Survey

Transcription and note by Sharon R. Becker, January of 2009

Biographical Sketches Pages Index: A - F,   G - L,   M - R,  S - Z

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