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Levi Berlin
Born 1827
LEVI BERLIN, proprietor of Castle Grove Mills, Castle Grove; born in Westmoreland Co., Penn., in 1827; he removed to Mercer Co., Penn., about 1847; in 1864, he came to Jones Co. and purchased a farm in Sec. 2, Castle Grove Township; in 1872, he and Mr. S. R. Stanbaugh built the mill, which is now owned by Mr. Berlin; this mill is known as the Castle Grove Mill; it cost about $10,000, has two run of stone, with a capacity of about one hundred bushels of wheat per day. Mr. Berlin married Miss Sarah Eberhart; their children are Sarah A., Emma P., Paul E., Calvin T., Clara, Baden B. and Kate.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 698.


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