Bedford, Taylor County, Iowa
Thursday, February 12, 1920, Page 3
OBITUARY - ARNOLD L. SOLES
Arnold L[ewis] SOLES was born in Miami County, Ohio, June 3, 1836. When a child he came with his parents to
Ft. Wayne, Ind., and lived there until about 17 years of age, when he with his parents moved to Ringgold
In 1858, Bro. SOLES went to Salt Lake City and then on to San Francisco, Calif. In 1861 he
enlisted in the 1st California Cavalry [Company B], and served in the Civil War five years, lacking five days.
In 1866 he returned to Ringgold County, Iowa. On Jun 20, 1867, he was united in marriage to Emma WYKCOFF. They
moved to Des Moines and remained one year, when they moved back to Ringgold County.
In the spring of 1870 they moved to Bedford and in the fall of 1872 moved to the home in north Bedford,
where they have lived until his home going.
Two children were born to this union: Jessie, [Mrs. E. E.
HEALY], of Bedford, and W. L. SOLES of Ft. Collins, Colo. 4 grandchildren also remain: Leroy and Paul HEALY;
Helen and Albert SOLES. Two brothers and two sisters still remain who live at some distance from Bedford.
When a young man Brother SOLES united with the Christian church at Ft. Wayne, Ind., and remained true to the
faith unto the end of his earthly days.
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