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George P. Fifield
Born April 4, 1826
GEORGE P. FIFIELD, farmer, Anamosa; is a native of New Hampshire, and was born in Grafton Co. April 4, 1826; lie grew up to manhood and learned the trade of blacksmith in that State. In May, 1848, he was united in marriage to Miss Sallie A. Franklin, a native of Manchester, England; she came to America in December, 1846. They came West to Iowa in 1857, and located in Jones Co., and he engaged in blacksmithing. He has worked at the trade over thirty years. He has held school offices; hc is engaged in farming, and owns seventy-one acres of land. His home is finely located in the suburbs of thc city, they have three children—Lillie, George H. and Mattie A., and have lost three children—James H., W. Aurelius and John F.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 557.


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