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History of Floyd County, Iowa (Volume 2); Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens. History of I (Paperback) Loot Price: R570 Discovery Miles 5 700
History of Floyd County, Iowa (Volume 2); Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious,...
History of Floyd County, Iowa (Volume 2); Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious,...

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History of Floyd County, Iowa (Volume 2); Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens. History of I (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1882. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... F. A. Burton, proprietor of the Charles City livery, feed and sale stable, was born in Andover, Vt., March 7, 1854; his parents were Horace and Mary A. (Taylor) Burton. They were natives of Vermont and had a family of four sons and three daughters. Frank A., subject of this memoir, was the youngest; he attended school in Andover, Vt., until thirteen or fourteen years of age, when he emigrated with his parents to Black Earth, Dane County, Wis., where he attended school two years; then worked in the Wisconsin pineries on the Mississippi River one year; then came to Charles City, and attended the High School four years; then he purchased his present livery, feed and sale stable. Mr. Burton married Miss Emma Henderson, at Charles City, la. She was born in Mount Carroll, Ill., in 1856, and was a daughter of Berry and Amanda C. (Youce) Henderson. Mr. and Mrs. Burton have one daughter --Miss Jessie M., born June 24, 1879. Mr. Burton is one of the enterprising, representative business men of Charles City. He was appointed Deputy Sheriff of Floyd County for four years. He owns and runs the largest and most complete stables in the city. He keeps from eighteen to twenty fine buggy and carriage horses and a full line of buggies and carriages. Mr. Burton has taken the premium for carriage horses at the county fair, ever since he came here. He is a thorough gentleman and has the confidence and respect of all who know him. Mr. Burton started at seventeen years of age to make his way in the world, and it is by his own efforts that he has educated himself and established his present business. Joseph Clemens, of the firm of Joseph Clemens & Co., manufacturers of wagons, carriages and buggies, Charles City, was a son of Jacob and Gertrude Clemens, nee Guble, and was born June 30, ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Inter State Publishing Company
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 210
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-26858-4
Barcode: 9781154268584
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LSN: 1-154-26858-6

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