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Born 9 June 1841
|WILLIAM ALSPAUGH, dealer in butter and eggs, Anamosa; is a native of Morrow Co., Ohio, and was born June 9, 1841; when 13 years of age, his parents moved to Iowa and located in Jones Co. in 1854; he grew up to manhood and received his education here; during the war, he enlisted in Co. K, 6th I. V. C.; the regiment went to St. Louis, and was then ordered North and West in the Indian service; he was slightly wounded by an arrow; he was in the service over three years; in 1874, he engaged in his present business, and has built up a large trade; he ships mostly to Eastern markets, Chicago, New York and Boston. He has held the office of Township Collector. He married Maggie Conway, from Pennsylvania, May 27, 1866.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 649.
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