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W. M. Green
Born 1834
W. M. GREEN, blacksmith, Amber; born in Virginia in 1834; came to Jones Co. in 1870; owns a home in the place and the shop in which he does business. Mr. Green was in the war of the late rebellion; a member of the 92d Ohio, Co. E; enlisted in 1862; discharged in 1865, at the close of the war: was in twenty-one different battles, Chickamanga, Mission Ridge and in Sherman's march to the sea; was at Richmond, and Raleigh, and Kinston; was Orderly Sergeant. Mr. Green is School Director in his town, and has the only blacksmith-shop in the village. Wife's maiden name was Bingham, a native of Ohio; they were married 1856; have eight children—John Morris, Orpher Rosetta, James L., William E., Charles H., Eva M., Ella S. and Lottie E. Mr. and Mrs. Green and two of the children are members of the M.E. Church; he is a Republican.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 624.


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