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Cottrill Babcock
Born 2 January 1816
COTTRILL BABCOCK, farmer, Wyoming Twp., Sec. 35; P.O. Wyoming; born January 2, 1816, in Renssclaer Co., N.Y.; in 1859, he came to Jones Co. He owns eighty-three acres of land. Married Martha L. Armstrong in 1838; she was born in 1822, in Rensselaer Co., N.Y.; died in 1861; have six children—Edgar, C. H., E. M., Romine E., Herbert C. and Alice. Second marriage to Mrs. Robinson in 1864; she was born in Chenango Co., N.Y. Edgar enlisted in 1862, in Co. K; 24th I.V.I.; served about two years; was discharged on account of physical disability Republican. M.E. Church.

Source: From History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 598.
Note: Birthdate may be 5 January.


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