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William Cline
Born December 22, 1828
WILLIAM CLINE, farmer, Monticello Twp., Sec. 4; P.O. Sand Springs, Delaware Co.; was born in Muskingum Co., Ohio, on December 22, 1828; his father, Phillip Cline, removed to McLean Co., Ill., in 1829, and to Jones Co., Iowa, and settled on Bowen's Prairie in 1843. William was the oldest of five children; his parents resided on Bowen's Prairie till September, 1873, when they went to York Co., Neb., where they now live. William went overland to California in 1850, and engaged in mining; returned in October, 1852. He was married to Emeline Burnham, whose parents, William and Sarah Burnham, were early settlers of Delaware Co.; they have six children—Andrew M., Phillip J., Charles A., William B., Carrie E. and Emeline. Mr. Cline settled on his present farm in 1853; he has 560 acres of land, a part of which lies in Delaware Co.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 662
Submitted by: Lori J. Mentzel

From A. T. Andreas' Illustrated Historical Atlas of Iowa, by Alfred Theodore Andreas, Chicago, Andreas Atlas Co., Lakeside Press, Chicago, 1875, page 37.

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