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William Bruch
Born 23 November 1839
WILLIAM BRUCH, farmer, Greenfield Twp., Sec. 22; P.O. Lisbon; born November 23, 1839, in Northampton Co., Penn.; in 1869, came to Iowa; in 1871, he removed to Jones Co.; owns ninety acres land. Married Eliza S. Andrew in July, 1866; she was born in Northampton Co., Penn., in 1811; had four children, three living—Anna Nettie, Charles S. and Morris F.; lost Naomi in 1876, aged 9 years. Enlisted in 1862 in Co I, 153d Penn. V.I.; served nine months; participated in the battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. Republican; Evangelical.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 585.


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