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from Biography & Historical Record of Ringgold County, Iowa

Lewis Publishing Company of Chicago, 1887, Pp. 356-57

JOSEPH McPHERSON

Joseph McPHERSON section 8, Tingley Township, is one of the leading farmers of Ringgold County. He was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, June 28, 1850, the only son of Hugh H. and Rebecca (JENKINS) McPHERSON, his father a native of Pennsylvania and his mother of Maryland. His mother died when he was seven days old, and when he was eleven years old his father married again. When he was seventeen his father died, and he began the battle of life alone.

He came to Ringgold County, Iowa, in the spring of 1876, and the following summer was employed on a farm by the month. He then engaged in farming for himself, and now owns a fine farm of eighty acres, well improved, with a good residence and comfortable farm buildings.

Mr. McPHERSON was married in the spring of 1882 to Miss Ella KIRKHAM, of Monroe County, Iowa. In politics he affiliates with the Republican party.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2009

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

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