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William Buckley
Born 1853
WILLIAM BUCKLEY. farmer, See. 27; P.O. Clarence; born in 1822, in Athens Co., Ohio; came to Iowa in 1853; entered eighty acres, and now owns 140 acres; made all the improvements; his market was Dubuque, and hauled grain, taking from three to five days for a trip, and received 35 cents per bushel. Has been Road Supervisor and School Director. In politics, Republican; in religion. Free-Will Baptist. His wife, Sarah Boyles, was born in Athens Co., Ohio; married in 1847; have had eleven children—Parker (now in Jones Co.), Charles (in California), John, Mary (now Mrs. Smith in Kansas), Charlotta, Millie, George, Fred, Libbie, Horace, died in 1848; Franklin, died in 1865.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 638.


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