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O. E. Countryman
Born May 21, 1853
O. E. COUNTRYMAN, farmer, Wyoming Twp., Sec. 32; P.O. Wyoming; born May 21, 1853, in Wyoming Township; he now owns and lives upon the farm settled on by his father in 1853, consisting of 140 acres of land. His father died in 1866, aged 45 years; he opened the first grocery store in Wyoming; continued it several years. O. E. Countryman was married, in January, 1813, to Miss Emma McCue; she was born in Pennsylvania; have one child—Bertie.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 601.


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