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G. W. Grafft
Born 1829
G. W. GRAFFT, farmer, Rome Twp., Sec. 28; P.O. Olin; born in Butler Co., Ohio, in 1829, and came to Iowa in 1844 with his father; took a claim and has made all the improvements-a fine house, 28x36; barn, 32x37; deals in fine stock; has been Road Supervisor. In politics, Democrat; in religion, liberal. His wife, Mary Seely, was born in New York in 1835; came to Iowa in 1837; married in 1850, and their children are J. R., Mary A. (now Mrs. Porter), Sarah E., Eunice, Martha, Dollie, George E. and Caroline (died in infancy).

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 647.
Note: For more information about the Grafft Family you can download Family History: Hans Graf Family descendants: Lancaster County, PA, Early Generations & Later Generations by Allen Donald Tallman at the Lancaster, PA USGenWeb Archives.


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