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acquired acres of land active agricultural pursuits agriculturist April attention Bear Creek township became birth occurred born Brooklyn Charles Chester township citizens common schools Company cultivation daughter deceased Deep River township demise died district schools early eighty acres Elizabeth engaged in farming farmer February forty acres Fraternally George graduated Grinnell College Grinnell township Henry home farm honorable hundred acres hundred and sixty hundred and twenty Illinois Indiana interests James January Jasper county John labor later living retired Madison township Mahaska county Malcom township March marriage to Miss married Mary Methodist Episcopal church Montezuma mother native October Ohio old homestead parents passed Pennsylvania Pleasant township political Poweshiek county prosperity purchased reared removed republican party Sarah Scott county Searsboro served Sheridan township sixty acres spent success Sugar Creek township town trustee twenty acres Union township united in marriage Unto Washington township wife William
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Page 85 - His political allegiance has always been given to the democratic party since age conferred upon him the right of franchise and he has labored earnestly and indefatigably for its success yet not with the hope of being rewarded with official preferment.