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W. W. Calkins
Born February 3, 1839
W. W. CALKINS, of the firm of S.&W.W. Calkins, dealers in groceries and provisions, Monticello; is a native of Clinton Co., N.Y., and was born February 3, 1839; he grew up to manhood and received his education there. He came to Iowa in 1867, and located in Monticello, and has since resided here, and is associated with his father in the mercantile business. He has held the offices of Town Clerk, Town Collector two years, Town Trustee for three years, and was elected Coroner at the recent election. He is a member of the Masonic Order; he was made a Master Mason in 1861, and was made a Royal Arch Mason since coming to Monticello. He was united in marriage to Miss Sarah Benedict, a native of Malone, Franklin Co., N.Y., July 3,1862; they have two children—Albert and Anna.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 661.


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